Tottenham beat the Israeli team Maccabi Haifa 7-2 in the Europa League play-offs and successfully advanced to the group stage. After the game, the team coach Mourinho accepted an interview with reporters.
Regarding qualifying for the Europa League, Mourinho said: "The work is complete and we are shortlisted for the group stage. The devil's schedule is almost over. Congratulations to my boys. Kane hat-trick, he did enough, and Ali is also very good. Yes, a real penalty was created and finally scored."
Kane's state of bravery inspired Mourinho's humor: "I can assure my friends Steve Holland and Southgate that I will never let Kane play a friendly game for one minute-until the end of the season. "(Previously Mourinho hoped that England coach Southgate would use Tottenham players cautiously. The latter responded: I hope Mourinho will protect Kane. After all, the English people are counting on him in the European Cup next year.)
When the reporter mentioned Belwyn, Mourinho said: "After 75 minutes against Chelsea, Belwyn's performance was impeccable. When we face a high-pressure team, there will always be a lot of room for the defense. At this time, we He is needed. He is really good, but unfortunately he didn't score a goal. His body is getting better and better and his condition is returning."
When asked about the Carlos Vinicius scandal, Mourinho said: "I hope you will ask me when you have the exact news. I haven't heard of it yet. I want to respect Benfica and their players."
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