West Ham star explains how Mourinho performed a key function of their derby win
West Ham United picked up a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur within the Premier League this weekend and Hammers midfielder Declan Rice has revealed how Jose Mourinho impressed the win for the house aspect.
The Portuguese supervisor’s pre-match feedback motivated the West Ham gamers to step up and grind out the win within the London Derby.
Earlier than the beginning of the sport, the Spurs boss claimed that the desk might look completely different on the finish of the season and his aspect might find yourself ending above the Hammers.
Rice revealed that the gamers had been eager to show him fallacious they usually had been decided to placed on an excellent efficiency.
He stated to Talksport: “I learn in the course of the week that Mourinho stated that, on the finish of the season, there could be no comparability between the place Spurs are going to be in comparison with West Ham and that they had been going to overhaul us.
“You learn stuff like that as gamers – I feel he stated it on the Spurs YouTube channel – you learn that as gamers and also you suppose, ‘Yeah that’s going to make me go on the market and show you fallacious’.
“You go on the market and also you wish to put out an excellent higher efficiency, so I feel all of the lads knew that. We needed to go on the market yesterday and actually beat Spurs.”
The Hammers have been excellent within the Premier League thus far this season and yesterday’s win takes them into the highest 4, 9 factors away from ninth positioned Tottenham.
Mourinho’s aspect should enhance rather a lot in the event that they wish to end above the Hammers from this place.
In the meantime, West Ham will likely be determined to safe European qualification after the form of season they’ve had thus far.
Throughout his interview with Talksport, Rice additionally claimed that the Hammers belong within the Champions League and the gamers will likely be pushing to get there.