Jose delighted with Bergwijn’s Spurs debut but fumes over Sterling tackle

first_imgBergwijn himself described the feeling of scoring on his debut, telling Sky Sports: ”It’s unbelievable- a dream come true to score on my debut.”I am so happy to be here and to make a goal. As a little kid I wanted to be here and play in the Premier League, so to score on my debut is unbelievable.”The result means Spurs close the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea to four points, while Liverpool now lead Manchester City by 22 points with just 39 left to play for this season. “I see other situations where the decision is red. The red card of Son Heung-min against Chelsea.”The boys were phenomenal. The save was fantastic, God’s will because it was not a penalty.”It was a huge night for 22-year-old Spurs debutante Bergwijn who’s superb chest down followed by a volley from just inside the box gave the hosts the lead.The dutchman moved to the North London club for £27million from PSV Eindhoven.It is looking as though the starlet is already winning the hearts of those at the club, including the fans.After the game Mourinho spoke with BBC MOTD on the youngster’s achievement: “It’s the best way to come to a club. We were not putting pressure on him. W signed him early in the week, so we had time for him to train and speak.”He’s very intelligent, humble. At home against the Champions, to score a goal, not a normal goal, couldn’t be better for him.”3 Steven Bergwijn celebrates scoring for Tottenham against Man City on his debutCredit: ReutersMost recent in footballGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleTHEIR CALLReferees in Northern Ireland will be given choice on coming back says union bossHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotLive BlogTOON LATESTNewcastle takeover LIVE: Follow all the latest updates in Saudi saga JOSE MOURINHO was delighted with Steven Bergwijn’s goal on his debut for the club as Spurs beat Manchester City 2-0 in their Premier League clash on Sunday.But the Tottenham boss was displeased with Raheem Sterling not being shown a red card during the game.3 Joose Mourinho clearly unhappy during Tottenham’s Premier League clash with rivals Man CityCredit: Getty Images – GettyPep Guardiola’s men were reduced to 10 men after Oleksandr Zinchenko picked up two yellows.Mourinho was visibly horrified after Sterling escaped a sending off following his horror tackle on Dele Alli.The Man City forward went in with his studs up and caught his England team-mate on the shin.After VAR was used to study the situation, referee Mike Dean’s decision for a yellow card stood.Following the win, Mourinho told Sky Sports: “I am so pleased for the boys. We were a bit lucky in a couple of situations, but the other perspective very, very unlucky the VAR did not decide for a Raheem Sterling red card.He added: “It was a clear red card and completely different game if we played for 75 minutes against 10 men.3 Raheem Sterling Helps Spurs Dele Alli after the tackle that left Jose Mourinho fumingCredit: PA:Empics SportHuge 3 points!! 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽 #COYS pic.twitter.com/p2Ewzejvvz— Dele (@dele_official) February 2, 2020last_img read more