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Mourinho says he has no sympathy for Fulham

last updated Tuesday 12th January 2021, 1:16 PM


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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has emphatically responded to claims that Fulham have been hard done by following the rescheduling of their game against Spurs.

Tottenham were due to face Aston Villa away on Wednesday evening but that has now been put on hold due to a coronavirus outbreak among Dean Smith's squad. (Fulham also have to play Chelsea this week, with that fixture being moved to Saturday rather than the original Friday.)

Now Fulham have been made to take on Spurs at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Wednesday, giving them just 48 hours notice ahead of the rearranged kick-off.

The two teams were meant to meet on December 30 in north London but that was originally called off after an outbreak of the virus among Scott Parker's camp.

Now Mourinho has admitted he has no sympathy for Fulham after they were given such short notice for the rearranged clash, highlighting his team's own uncertainty surrounding the original match.

After being asked on Tuesday whether the rescheduling of the fixture was unfair on Fulham, Mourinho responded: 'Are you serious?

'I had the news I was not going to play them two hours before the game started.'

But despite sharing his anger, Mourinho did insist that the Premier League's solution to rearrange their game with Fulham on Wednesday was a 'positive' one.

'The biggest impact is to have matches postponed, that is the biggest impact,' Mourinho said.

'The changing of the order of the matches, the impact is minimal because in the end you have to play 19 matches at home and away, you have to play two matches against every team.

'If it is to help the Premier League to go and end properly, I think it is a solution we all have to accept as a positive.'























Source Jonathan Spencer at Mailonline
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