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Mourinho moves the goalposts before Europa League tie

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said he had to demand Europa League opponents Shkendija fix the goalposts ahead of their tie on Thursday after his keepers alerted him to the fact they were too small.

Soccer Football – Europa League – Third qualifying round – KF Shkendija v Tottenham Hotspur – National Arena Todor Proeski, Skopje, North Macedonia – September 24, 2020 Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho reacts REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

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REUTERS: Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said he had to demand Europa League opponents Shkendija fix the goalposts ahead of their tie on Thursday after his keepers alerted him to the fact they were too small.

Spurs goalkeepers Hugo Lloris and Joe Hart noticed the dimensions were wrong and told Mourinho, who took the matter up with UEFA's delegate at the match.

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After the game Mourinho posted a picture of himself on Instagram nearly touching the crossbar.

"Before the game was a funny situation because my goalkeepers told me that the goal was small," said Mourinho after goals from Erik Lamela, Son Heung-min and substitute Harry Kane fired his side to a 3-1 victory.

"I went by myself and of course the goal was small. The goalkeepers, they spend hours and hours and hours in the goal so they know when the goal is not the right dimension.

"I am not a goalkeeper but I know football since I was aRead More – Source