Jose Mourinho vents anger at VAR decisions after Tottenham draw

January 19, 2020

Jose Mourinho was not impressed with VAR as Tottenham came away from Watford with a point after a goalless draw at Vicarage Road.

In a game which both sides could have won after a frantic finish, Paulo Gazzaniga saved a Troy Deeney penalty and then Spurs saw an Erik Lamela effort just scrambled off the line.

After the match, Mourinho told BBC Sport: “We played very well. We started the game without a striker but with lots of offensive players.

“We had the control of the game, especially in the first half, We arrived in dangerous positions, we created chances but we did not manage to score.

“I am happy with how we played, our commitment. I think the result is unfair, I think it would have been more unfair if we lost.

“We are not good at adapting to this style of football. We were quite difficult to play.”

On the VAR decisions, he added: “They did not discuss that one that should have been a penalty and then they looked at one that was clearly not. That’s also alongside the red cards that should have been.

“Very bad decisions. I love goal-line technology, I respect that.”