Mourinho's Roma concede six in Norway
Jose Mourinho has suffered his heaviest defeat in more than 1,000 games as a coach with his Roma team beaten 6-1 in the Europa Conference League by Norwegian champions Bodo/Glimt.
A hat-trick from Erik Botheim condemn Roma - fourth in Serie A - to one of the most remarkable defeats in their history in the Arctic circle on Thursday.
"A Jose Mourinho side has conceded 6+ goals in a single game for the first time ever, in what is the 1008th match of his managerial career," statisticians Opta said.
Botheim opened the scoring and Patrick Berg doubled the lead before Carles Perez pulled one back.
Mourinho threw on three substitutes at half-time but Botheim struck twice more with Ola Solbakken and Amahl Pellegrino also scoring.
A similar selection gamble by Nuno Espirito Santo also backfired, though less spectacularly, as Tottenham Hotspur lost to Maximilian Wittek's second-half strike at Vitesse Arnhem.
The entire XI that played 90 minutes at Newcastle last weekend were left behind to train ahead of Sunday's Premier League visit to West Ham in mind, and their absence showed.
Though the team fielded on Thursday still had nine international players Spurs were rarely in the game with Bryan Gil's shot against the crossbar early in the second half an isolated threat.
Defeat came when Wittek drilled in from the edge of the area to end Spurs' unbeaten start in the competition and leave them third in Group G.
Rennes have seven points to lead the table by one from Vitesse after winning 2-1 away to side Mura.
Elsewhere Feyenoord defeated Union Berlin 3-1 to leave the Bundesliga side reflecting on a miserable trip to the Netherlands.
A Union delegation including club president Dirk Zingler were attacked in Rotterdam on the eve of the match in what Feyenoord descrbied as a "a cowardly act".
They hoped that "the offenders are caught and punished for this shocking act of violence in public," with police having made one arrest.
During the game Union then said they were "aware of the difficult situation outside the away section," as many fans were delayed entering the stadium.
By that time Feyenoord were in control in front of a passionate 45,000 crowd as Alireza Jahanbakhsh in the 11th minute and Bryan Linssen in the 29th put them in front.
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