Although the North London outfit only succumbed by a 2-1 scoreline at Stamford Bridge, they were outplayed for large periods by their rivals.
Sherwood, a former boss of Spurs, feels that the players produced a 'disgusting performance', not helped by the "negative" gameplan of Mourinho.
Speaking to Premier League Productions, Sherwood said: "Tottenham were absolutely disgusting. They were so bad. The negative approach.
"Yes, they have injuries to Son [Heung-min] and to [Harry] Kane, Mourinho keeps reminding us of that, but they've got [Steven] Bergwijn there who can run in behind, they've got [Lucas] Moura who has pace. If they've got anything, they've got pace.
"They both got 15 goals last season which is not the end of the world. You have to find a different way. As a coach sometimes you can't say, 'oh we don't have a striker' and throw the towel in. If you said to Jose beforehand, 'Would you take a 0-0?' he would have taken your arms off. It's not about that, it's a London derby."
Spurs now sit in sixth position in the Premier League standings. body check tags ::