Spurs played Norwich in a friendly at the Tottenham Hotspur Arena on Friday.
Jose Mourinho has actually stressed the significance of his Tottenham players getting utilized to empty arenas as they prepare to resume their Premier League campaign against Manchester United next Friday night.
Spurs played Norwich in a friendly at the Tottenham Hotspur Arena on Friday to get a feel for playing in their spacious home without the support of their fans, with the match divided into 4 durations of 30 minutes to provide more players the possibility to get some significant time on the pitch.
“It was a good training session,” Mourinho stated in an interview with theclub “We required minutes, we required to understand the sensation of playing here without our fans and to have this training sessions with another Premier League team is the very best thing.
“It was a good training session. We needed minutes, competition, intensity.”
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” We have to adapt to this new reality, which is what we attempted to do, to sense of having fun with an empty arena.
“The points are there to fight for, and with or without fans, the points are there on the pitch and ourselves and United will have to fight for them.”
Harry Kane, Moussa Sissoko, Child Heung-Min and Steven Bergwijn were all included, having actually recuperated from injury during the shutdown.
“We decided to mix them and to give almost the same amount of minutes to everyone,” Mourinho stated.
” We didn’t desire any players to enjoy the limitations of tiredness and obviously no one played the 4 durations …
” What we deal with tactically we perform in the training school however the match was much more about contending, getting minutes, strength and it’s very essential to do it and to have this recently with no injuries.
“We all know that in these first matches, and in the friendlies, there’s also the risk of getting some injuries.”