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What Should Be Considered A Less Than Crappy First Season For Jose Mourinho?

Breakups are never easy. I remember when I got dumped by my girlfriend, it was one of the saddest days of my life, I was 10. She found a new boyfriend the next week, the guy happened to be my best friend. I got over it, but I’ve been wishing death on that prick ever since (you’ll be glad to know he is still alive, according to Facebook). Tottenham did the same thing my girl did to me when they parted ways with their manager of five years Mauricio Pochettino. But, instead of waiting a week, they waited around 12 hours to show off their new lover: Jose Mourinho

In fairness, Tottenham stank over the past 12 months. Spurs had won just six of their 24 Premier League matches this calendar year.  It was time for Poch to go. Manchester United legend and now talking head on Sky Sports described the Tottenham and Jose Mourinho union as a “marriage of convenience” saying, “Mourinho needed to get back into the Premier League to re-establish himself. Levy needed someone who could get the football club quickly back up to a level that is acceptable and into the Champions League. This is a marriage of convenience.”

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Escape from Wembley: David De Gea saves Manchester United

Manchester United went home with all three points against Tottenham thanks to David De Gea goalkeeping heroics that proved he isn’t a human being.

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Full disclosure: I’m a life long Manchester United supporter so everything I might say in this post may be a little bias. However, I do try to be objective when my heart allows me to.

Manchester United was red hot (excuse the pun) going into this game. Under interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjær, they had won their last five games in all competitions, scored a bunch of goals, and featured on Paul Pogba’s Instagram account again. Playing against a, at the time, third-placed Spurs away from home was going to be their stiffest test yet.

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