Jose Mourinho accused some his players of laziness and bad fitness after his lacklustre Tottenham Hotspur side’s 1-0 home defeat by Everton in their Premier League opener on Sunday.Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s 55th-minute header settled the issue and Tottenham’s display, especially in the second half, led to some harsh words from manager Mourinho.
“We were lazy in our pressing. That is a consequence of bad fitness, bad pre-season. Some players didn’t even have a pre-season. Some players had a wrong state of mind. I don’t want to speak about it – I’m not sure about it.”Tottenham have been the subject of a candid documentary chronicling Mourinho’s arrival at the club to replace former manager Mauricio Pochettino last November.