Jose Mourinho aims dig at Fernandes, says he scored more penalties

Jose Mourinho aims dig at Fernandes, says he scored more penalties

- Jose Mourinho has taken another swipe at Man United Bruno Fernandes' penalty record

- The Special One indirectly claimed his compatriot has scored more penalties from open play goals

- Bruno Fernandes has scored five penalties out of his 11 goals for Man United this season

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Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho appears to have taken a swipe at Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes and his penalty record.

The Portuguese midfielder has continued from where he stopped last season in terms of his conversion rate on penalties.

The former Sporting Lisbon star has scored six of his seven spot-kicks this season in all competitions for the Red Devils.

Jose Mourinho aims dig at Fernandes, says he scored more penalties
Jose Mourinho aims dig at Fernandes, says he scored more penalties. Photo by Mathew Philips
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The 25-year-old is currently United's topscorer in the Premier League with 11 goals with five of his goals coming from the penalty.

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Tottenham scored from the spot through Harry Kane in their 3-0 win over Leeds United and Mourinho took a swipe at his compatriot in a post-match interview.

Express UK quoted the Spurs boss:

"Some players score ten goals a season on penalties.
"I'm not speaking about Harry Kane by the way."

It was Kane's third goal from a penalty spot out of his ten goals of the season as helped propel Tottenham to third on the Premier League table behind United and Liverpool.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho has jokingly taken a swipe at his fellow countryman Bruno Fernades who plays for Man United that he had about 20 penalties to add to his tally of goals.

The Reds Devils set a new Premier League for the record as the team with the most penalties after being awarded their 14th of the season against Leicester City.

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And Fernades stepped up to convert his sixth of the season since his £50million January move from Sporting Lisbon. also reported that Tottenham Hostspur completed a 3-0 victory over new comers Leeds United in a highly entertaining Premier League fixture on January 2.

Jose Mourinho will heave a sigh of relief after his side now move top of the Premier League table following poor last three games.

The first chance of the game for came for the visitors as early as the 4th minute withAlioski bursting into the area but his effort hit the side-netting and failed trouble Hugo Lloris at his near post.

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