Mourinho suffers profession initially as Tuchel matches protective record with Chelsea win over Tottenham

2021-02-05.

Thomas Tuchel and Jose MourinhoThomas Tuchel and Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho had a humbling night on Thursday as Thomas Tuchel matched his own criteria as Chelsea supervisor while distributing a historical defeat to the Tottenham manager.

Jorginho scored the only objective of the video game from the charge area after Eric Dier unnecessarily fouled Timo Werner in the location.

The result took Chelsea approximately 6th in the Premier League, 3 points clear of Spurs however having actually played a video game more.

Spurs had actually likewise lost their last house video game when they were seen off 3-1 by Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.

It was the very first time in Mourinho’s whole supervisory profession that he has actually suffered back-to-back house league beats, an unbelievable run covering 326 house league video games at 8 various clubs.

Earlier in his profession, Mourinho’s house record at Chelsea lacked compare, as he began an 86-game unbeaten perform at Stamford Bridge.

New Blues manager Tuchel has actually gotten his own period off to an excellent start, with 2 wins and a draw from his very first 3 matches. He has likewise end up being the very first Chelsea supervisor given that Mourinho in 2004 to keep a tidy sheet in each of his very first 3 league video games.

It was a tidy sheet which never ever appeared like being sullied, with Chelsea much the much better side regardless of the narrow scoreline. Edouard Mendy had little to do and saw Carlos Vinicius head directly large late on from Tottenham’s finest possibility.

The video game contributed to an unpleasant run for Mourinho versus his previous side. He hasn’t won any of his last 7 video games versus Chelsea, drawing 3 and losing 4.

It is his joint-longest winless run versus any challenger in his supervisory profession, matching another spell of 7 video games without a win versus Barcelona in between 2011 and 2012 while supervisor of Real Madrid.

Mourinho suffers profession initially as Tuchel matches protective record with Chelsea win over Tottenham