Speaking on Sky Sports at half-time, he blamed Alexandre Lacazette’s goal partly on the Spurs defender for giving the ball away at a crucial time and in a dangerous location.
Instead of clearing the ball, Rose attempted to play the ball out, and the resulting piece of play led to a well taken goal from the French forward.
Jose Mourinho was not impressed with Danny Rose’s first-half performance for Tottenham
The Spurs defender gave the ball away cheaply just before half-time and Arsenal scored
It was a well taken goal from Alexandre Lacazette, and it gave Arsenal a foothold in the game
‘If I was Mauricio [Pochettino] at half-time I’d be saying “oh Danny, Danny,”‘ said Mourinho. ‘You cannot lose the ball. He knows the time, he knows it’s minute 45 or 46.’
The mistake came in first-half stoppage time, and it meant Arsenal went into the break with a big boost after going 2-0 down earlier in the half.
At the time of the incident, thousands of Arsenal fans were screaming from behind the ball as they thought Rose had handballed it inside the area.
Danny Rose had also picked up a yellow card after a rash challenge early in the match
It seemed to fluster the Englishman, who then took a heavy touch and was dispossessed.
‘If he doesn’t know he has a clock behind him. He can’t play under pressure in that moment of the game. He has to play safe.’
Arsenal then came out in the second half and got the equaliser after 71 minutes through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.