Fulham supervisor, Scott Parker, is adamant that he owes no one an apology for fielding a robust group for his or her 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur regardless of Jose Mourinho suggesting in any other case.
Spurs had been initially as a result of host Fulham on December 30, however the recreation was postponed hours earlier than kick-off as a result of a COVID-19 outbreak inside Parker’s squad.
The Premier League then rescheduled the sport for Wednesday evening, after Spurs journey to Aston Villa was referred to as off.
Forward of the match, Mourinho had mentioned Fulham ought to apologise to the remainder of the Premier League, in the event that they fielded their strongest aspect.
Parker made just one change from the group that drew with Southampton on Boxing Day, however revealed a lot of his gamers had points with the Spurs recreation because of the virus and the isolation interval.
“I owe nobody an apology, this soccer membership owes nobody an apology,” Parker mentioned.
“You’ll be able to discuss from the skin. Individuals can see what they need to see and work out what the script is, however it was removed from that.
“There have been two gamers that had solely educated for sooner or later, they’d come again from Covid-19 and performed in that recreation. I had gamers on the pitch that had simply three or 4 days of coaching.”
Tottenham vs Fulham: I don’t owe Mourinho an apology – Scott Parker