Jose Mourinho speaks for the first time after Everton knock Tottenham out of FA Cup in 9-goal thriller

Jose Mourinho speaks for the first time after Everton knock Tottenham out of FA Cup in 9-goal thriller

- Jose Mourinho saw his Tottenham side crash out of the FA Cup following defeat at Everton

- It was fight-to finish at the Goodison Park, an encounter which ended 5-4 in favour of the Toffees

- Mourinho says his side scored four goals, but it was not enough to see Spurs progress

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An extra-ordinary night at the Goodison Park on Wednesday night, January 10, when Everton and Tottenham engaged themselves in a highly-entertaining FA Cup quarter-final clash.

It was a goal-fest which had all the sensations of a classic encounter, but Everton won in the extra-time courtesy a late goal.

It got Jose Mourinho furious as no one takes the FA Cup as serious as the Spurs’ boss, as he is never a fan of a nine-goal thriller.

Having guided his side to the Carabao Cup Final, Mourinho will now need to just focus on winning the title.

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After the encounter against Everton, he said via Mirror:

"We scored four goals, but four goals was not enough."

With the result, it means Carlo Ancelotti is now in contention for a silverware as they showed class and resilience against Everton.

Thanks to substitute Bernard who stole the winner in the extra-time as they seem to have more resilience than Gareth Bale, who missed the trip north because he had “some feelings he is not happy with”, according to his coach.

Jose Mourinho speaks for the first time after Everton knock Tottenham out of FA Cup in 9-goal thriller

Jose Mourinho not happy with Totteham FA Cup exit. Photo: Matthew Ashton
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Meanwhile, Manchester City have set a new record in English football following their 3-1 win over Swansea in the FA Cup quarter-finals as they reach the semis.

Goals by Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus were enough to hand the Citizens their 15th straight win in all competitions.

Although debutant Morgan Whittaker pulled one back for Swansea, it doesn’t stop Pep Guardiola’s side from setting a new record for most consecutive wins by an English club.

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Manchester City have now surpassed Preston which had 14 consecutive wins during the 1891-1892 season as well as the Arsenal team of 1987-1988 season which also managed 14 straight wins.

However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Donny van De Beek was substituted in the 73rd minute in man United's 1-0 win over West Ham in a 5th Round FA Cup clash at Old Trafford.

The Dutch attacker has not been getting opportunities to feature in Ole Gunnar Gunnar Solskjaer's first XI.

But Van de Beek started the game against the Hammers and failed to make an impression after which he was taken off for Bruno Fernandes.

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