Jose Mourinho denies Dele Alli angry with him after substitution
Tottenham Hotspurs boss Jose Mourinho denies suggestions that Dele Alli was angry after substitution, he said he was angry because of performance he shown that night.
In their defeated match of first leg of UEFA Champinos league match, Delle Alli was substituted on 64 minutes, storming to his seat on the bench before throwing a bottle and his boots to the ground in anger.
“I think he was angry with his performance, not with me,” Mourinho said. “I think he understands why I took him off, and the team improved.”
Alli had struggled to make an impact against a slick Leipzig side who dominated the first half and scored the only goal through Timo Werner’s penalty after Ben Davies clumsily fouled Konrad Laimer in the 58th minute.