“Everyone says that we made a bet on the Europa League, but it’s not,” said Mourinho at a press conference after the match against Tottenham (1:2).
“It’s impossible to play two serious tournaments with fifteen players — and now we have so much”.
“We cannot say that we have donated a Cup for the Europa League. We didn’t have a choice,” the coach added.
In the EPL man UTD has to play two matches, but the team Mourinho already did not climb above fifth place. But the Reds will have a chance to get into the Champions League via the Europa League. To do this, the Red Devils need may 24, in the tournament final to defeat Ajax.