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Roma defeat Tottenham in pre-season as Mourinho gets one over his former side – Sporting Life

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Jose Mourinho got one over his former side as Roma took a 1-0 victory over Tottenham at the Sammy Ofer Stadium in Israel.

Roger Ibanez scored the only goal of the game, as the Serie A side handed Spurs their first defeat of pre-season.

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Jose Mourinho did have something to smile about eventually as he got one over his former side

It is the last game for Antonio Conte’s side before they start their Premier League season on Saturday, August 6, against Southampton.

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Jose Mourinho did have something to smile about eventually as he got one over his former side

Roma were impressive in the first-half with new signing Paulo Dybala electric for the Serie A side.

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Ibanez handed Roma the lead after 29 minutes when he headed in from a corner by Lorenzo Pellegrini – with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris rooted to the spot.

Tottenham’s reprieve is short-lived as from the resulting corner from Pellegrini, Ibanez rises highest to glance home a fine header into the bottom corner.

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Roma defender Roger Ibanez (centre) celebrates after scoring the decisive goal against Spurs

 

Roma defender Roger Ibanez (centre) celebrates after scoring the decisive goal against Spurs

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Lloris was rooted to the spot, and like at Rangers last weekend, Spurs are going to have to come from behind ..

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Harry Kane did find the back of the net after a one-two with Dejan Kulusevski, but the Swede was correctly ruled offside.

Spurs had a number of chances in the second-half to get back into the game, but Mourinho’s men held on to take the victory.

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