Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that the Carabao Cup semi-final tie with English Championship outfit Brentford is his biggest game since his appointment as the Spurs boss. Tottenham Hotspur will host Brentford in a one-off last four duel in the Carabao Cup at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday night with a place in the final in April up for grabs for either of the two teams. The London Derby clash between hosts Tottenham Hotspur and Brentford is the first semi-final tie and the winner will face the winner of the Manchester Derby clash between hosts Manchester United and Manchester City in the second semi-final tie billed for the Theatre of Dreams on Wednesday night.
Spur boss Jose Mourinho has been talking ahead of the Carabao Cup game with Brentford. He spoke reporters during his pre-match press conference for the Brentford game as he revealed that the Carabao Cup last four tie with Brentfordis the biggest game of his short time in North London.
Jose Mourinho recently celebrated one year in charge of Tottenham Hotspur and he would be hoping to mastermind the first trophy for Tottenham Hotspur in over 13 years by winning the competition but his players have to navigate their way past a Brentford side that’s unbeaten in the last 16 games in all competitions this season. Jose Mourinho has a very good Carabao Cup record having won the competition four times during his time at Chelsea and Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho led Chelsea to win the Carabao Cup three times in two separate spells. It was the first trophy that he won as the Blues boss. The ex-Inter Milan and FC Porto manager won his fourth and final Carabao Cup trophy during the 2016/17 season while he was the Manchester United boss.