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The final word tonight goes to Ruud Gullit who knows a thing or two about Dutch football! The former international, admits that Ajax will loose plenty of their stars in the summer but thanked Ajax for their wonderful football in the Champions League.
"I feel for the youngsters. It's going to be hard work because they're going to lose a lot of players and they have to build up a new team but thank you Ajax. Thank you for the football that you showed us."— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
@GullitR speaking on behalf of football fans all over the world 👏 pic.twitter.com/0AHuWve72v
Looking forward to the final, Mourinho is relishing the battle between Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino. Admitting that both managers deserve to win the trophy.
"You have to read the battle, to read your soldiers and their qualities. Football is to have fun but football is about winning.— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
"I will be in trouble in the final because I like Mauricio and Jurgen very, very much and I think they both deserve to win a trophy!"#beINMourinho pic.twitter.com/OyhzGylITj
Another golden insight into the mindset of a top-level coach from Mourinho! Mauricio Pochettino was moved to tears after the game, and the Special One explains why it means more as a man leading the side.
"(Coaches) are normally a very lonely person in that football consumes a lot.— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
"It's a very beautiful way to show the world that for us managers, means much more than for the ordinary fan in defeat and in victory too."
Mourinho on Pochettino's tears at full time#beINMourinho pic.twitter.com/48DZOuBd2x
Whilst Jose was not a fan of Ajax boss Erik ten Hag's tactics in the second half.
"As a coach, there are matches where we don't play, there are matches where we play very bad but there are matches where we play very well and Ajax in the 2nd half needed him to play very well and he played like his team:not very well."— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
Mourinho on Erik ten Hag😳#beINMourinho pic.twitter.com/Ntwj0I1Wk5
Back to the Studio! Jose Mourinho praised the Philosophy of Ajax, but admitted they couldn't handle Tottenham when the pressure was on! A fascinating insight from the Special One.
"To win special matches, you need sometimes to go against your philosophy.— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
"They played this second half like they were playing against Vitesse in the Dutch league!"
Jose Mourinho says Ajax's failure to adapt to Tottenham's tactics has cost them a final place.#beINMourinho pic.twitter.com/XMUK6GXWrW
Fast forward 45 minutes... Spurs have done the unthinkable! A Lucas Moira hat-trick means that the North London side will be in the Champions League final! Amazing scenes!
Half-Time! Ajax are firmly in control! 2-0 up! Jose is full of praise for the young side and in particular a certain Mr De Jong.
"We were having a laugh after 4 or 5 minutes, the kid De Jong was doing backheels!"— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
"The team is in such a moment of self-esteem that they look very powerful."
Jose Mourinho is a big fan of this Ajax side!#beINMourinho #AJATOT
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Semi-finals are all about winning according to the Special One! You can't disagree with him!
"You don't want to be the 'King of Almost'. You don't want to finish your career, 'CV: almost 20 times'!" 😂— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
Jose Mourinho on the importance of winning trophies as a manager. #beINMourinho #beINUCL #AJATOT
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Onto tonight's game! Pre-game comments from Maurico Pochettino suggested he might leave Spurs "If" they win the Champions League, the advice from Jose, Don't do it!
"I would tell him not to do it."— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
Mauricio Pochettino has said he would consider quitting Tottenham if they complete Champions League miracle. 😯
Jose Mourinho says that would be a mistake.#beINMourinho #beINUCL #AJATOT
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The first order of business, praise for Liverpool & Jurgen Klopp for that comeback! What a result!
"The empathy between the manager and the club structure is the most important thing. You must be happy. You can be a person who loves to laugh but if you're not happy you don't laugh a lot."— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) May 8, 2019
Mourinho on how Liverpool are getting it right both on and OFF the pitch#beINMourinho pic.twitter.com/xOuRtc6h2z
Good evening! Welcome to the Live Blog on our special studio guest Jose Mourinho! The Special One is bound to have plenty to say! (He did yesterday) So stick around for all the insights from the former Manchester United boss, who knows a thing or two about winning the Champions League.