Tottenham boss Pochettino: My first boos in four and a half years

Virginia Santiago
November 8, 2018

The teams should be with us soon, at which point we'll know how Spurs intend to approach this one but it's more than likely it'll be in that same 4-2-3-1 we've seen recently, with Harry Kane the focal point. I think we fully deserved the victory.

You must go back to Pochettino's first season in charge to find a more generous side - that team's 12.9 shots faced per game marginally higher than this season's 12.6.

"It was completely unfair, the (score), during the game because to concede so early increased their belief".

"I hope I continue to have opportunities, it's important for me because it gives me the confidence to keep working, it's not easy when you do not play because mentally you have to be very strong to continue training hard".

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It certainly promises to be one to watch as Tottenham look to save their Champions League campaign against PSV.

A draw would have done little to improve their chances of reaching the last 16 of the competition and they turned one point into three late on when Kane's header flicked off Sainsbury and rolled into the bottom right corner.

"I'm so pleased [about tonight's win], with the effort after what was our fourth game in nine days".

'We have two games to play, ' said Pochettino.

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Wembley had hosted an National Football League game eight days before Tuesday's clash, and though ground staff have worked tirelessly to get the pitch in working order, Van Bommel did not hold back in his description of the surface.

Fans were all in unison with their praise for Winks, stating that he was the best player on the pitch.

The Euro Club Index estimates the chance of progress for Spurs at around 15%. Mark van Bommel's side showed plenty of quality to battle back from a goal down to steal a point against the ten men of Spurs thanks to a late Luuk de Jong strike.

'I understand [the boos],' said Pochettino. The whole season we've been grinding out results here and there. I thought we were so close to winning the game [against Inter Milan in Italy]. Against Barcelona, he was paired with a barely-fit Victor Wanyama in midfield while for the PSV clash, he seemed to be tasked with holding Spurs' midfield together on his own given the attacking line-up his manager named.

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