Ancelotti defends Mourinho

Everton host Tottenham this Friday at Goodison Park. Ancelotti in front of Mourinho. In the first round, the Liverpool team beat the Londoners 0-1. Both teams arrive at the meeting separated by a point and exhausting options to try to get into European positions. At the press conference prior to the meeting, Ancelotti had kind words for Mourinho, who is raining criticism for Tottenham's bad season.

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“All the coaches try to do their best. I cannot judge José Mourinho's work. In my opinion, he has always done a fantastic job. The pressure on a coach is normal and every coach has to know how to handle that pressure, “said the Italian coach about his colleague.

Carlo Ancelotti took over from Mourinho on the Madrid bench. The Portuguese coach left the white club in 2013, when he still has one more year on his contract, and his vacancy was filled by the Italian, who led the whites to win La Décima.