Tottenham will return to action, this time against Bournemouth, but almost everyone associated with Spurs will look back at the 2-1 loss the side suffered at the hands of Juventus a few days ago.
Even after taking a one-goal lead at Wembley, we were punched twice by the away side as we ended up losing the tie, getting knocked out of the Champions League.
Mauricio Pochettino was speaking to the press about the next game and added that there still is a lot of disappointment in the squad.
The Argentine was quoted by Football.London as he tried to get the team up for the clash against the Cherries.
“I think we are all disappointed. Still disappointed. Of course yesterday was worse, today was a little bit better and I’m sure tomorrow better still.”
Pochettino further added that everyone has a different manner of dealing with disappointment and that the side had to prepare for the next challenge.
“Now is a moment to think about the weekend and the next game. The competition doesn’t wait for you if you are happy or sad. Now the team moves on and start to think about the weekend.”
Experience Missing At Tottenham
One of the talking points from the game was Giorgio Chiellini claiming that we did not have the experience to keep hold of our lead and that ultimately cost us the tie.
Poch did have something to say about that game and how we are trying to create a winning culture at the club.
“I explained to you after the game that when you win, you’re right to tell all that you want. It looks and seems that it’s always right when you win and you have the reason when you win. When you lose, it’s difficult to explain why. It’s difficult for everyone to accept the reason why you lose.
Look, I think the clubs that have the habit to win is for some reason, of course. We’re in a process of the club settling the basis to try to win, creating a culture of winning, it’s not only about on the pitch and trying to score goals, performing in a good way. It’s about the whole structure. You need to build a history of winning. For us, it’s too early to judge us in this way because the process is a long one.”
Pochettino did lament us not taking the chances presented in the Champions League clash against Juventus and that turned out to be the difference. The manager also stated that we were doing pretty well in the competition and that we are learning and improving with each game.
The manager also stated that this is a project for the long-term and we have actually done better than our last campaign in the Champions League, where we didn’t even qualify from the group stage.
With a new stadium, new facilities and possibly the same core team remaining at the club, we will be stronger and that is something we all can look forward to. Pochettino also rubbished rumours of Kane leaving the club after a year.
“Look, Harry is so disappointed after Wednesday. You think he has time to talk with me about the future? That’s impossible. No-one can believe this situation.
“The players were so focused on beating Juventus, now they’re so focused on recovering and being ready again. We’re in a position in the table when you need to care, win points and achieve the top four.”
Bournemouth will be a tough clash for us and Poch is under no illusions that the match will be an easy three points.
“It’s always tough to beat them. I remember the game at Wembley, 1-0, Christian Eriksen scored but it was so tough to break them down and the last game at Bournemouth was 0-0. It’s tough as they play good football and Eddie is doing a fantastic job. It will be tough.”
Winning the clash against the Cherries will again push us closer to sealing a top-four place and with Manchester United and Liverpool playing each other, this is a great opportunity for us to put the pressure on the clubs above us.
“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet
Former Tottenham star Ryan Mason’s football career came to a premature end after he picked up a skull fracture while playing for Hull City.
The former Spurs was facing Chelsea and hung his boots in 2018 but is adored by many fans.
Now 27, the midfielder shared a video of him scoring a goal for us four years ago and what a strike it was from the Englishman.
4 years ago today! What a feeling 💙 pic.twitter.com/giCOFM2o4Q
— Ryan Mason (@RyanMason) September 24, 2018
This was Mason’s first goal for Spurs and it came in a League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest.
The midfielder might not have been the most gifted player ever but he always gave 100% on the pitch and his move to Hull City, unfortunately, did not work out.
Mason played for numerous clubs in the English system, serving stints at Millwall, Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers.
The former Spurs star also had one cap for the England national side in 2015 and a number of fans tweeted their love for the player after his post.
You helped me fall back in love with Spurs, Ryan – you’ll always have a place in every fans’ heart 💙
— Spurs Stat Man (@SpursStatMan) September 24, 2018
Superb strike, Ryan! Watching you rise through the ranks meant so much to us fans. Hopefully we see you back home coaching at Hotspur Way soon. 💙 #OneOfOurOwn
— Lilywhite Spurs (@Lilywhite_Spurs) September 24, 2018
Was great watching you, Andros Townsend and Harry Kane coming through the ranks, means more to us fans than you probably realise.
— stu rice & peas (@inremotepart) September 24, 2018
On today’s reading that probably should of won the puskas goal of 2014 mate
— noname (@yiddooooo) September 24, 2018
Wow. 4 years. A moment that was pretty special. Thank you Ryan.
— SpursNews (@SpursNews1961) September 24, 2018
— Jon Mannings (@jonthfc) September 24, 2018
I was there behind the goal with one of my sons and what you don’t see on the clip is the moment you saw the ball go in you looked down and clenched both fists to your chest. #purejoy we loved that goal 👏👏👏👏👏
— Mark Levene (@LeveneMark) September 24, 2018
Still one of my fav strikes from a Spurs player🙌🏻 #youaintsavingthat
— Graham O’Brien (@GrahamScutzy) September 24, 2018
And then you started against Arsenal on the weekend, became a fan ever since 💙
— MagicalMoura (@ashleythezulu) September 24, 2018
Mason we love u
— Tanaka Gwatsvaira (@Jullo18) September 24, 2018
— Jamie Frost (@ospriet) September 24, 2018
“Most entertaining”, “The ending…” – Some Spurs fans love latest advert featuring accommodation partner
Tottenham posted a video of their tie-up with Hotels.com, our official accommodation partner, and it was an interesting video, to say the least.
Spurs players Christian Eriksen, Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Juan Foyth participated in some “hotel-related” drills in the two-minute long ad.
It was fun to see Eriksen and co carrying luggage around an obstacle course while the Dane also dropped drinks glasses from his tray.
🙌 Tottenham Hotspur… at your service! 👌
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 24, 2018
There were a few laughs too as Vorm wasn’t able to fold the quilt in the right manner and some of the fans saw the funny side of the video.
Tottenham haven’t started the season well and were lucky to get all three points against Brighton in our previous game. However, it was nice to see the players having a great time in the fun advert.
The video certainly was done pretty well and the ending is something to behold too.
wasn’t gonna like it, but then the ending…
— Daniel Platt (@voodoochopstiks) September 24, 2018
The most entertaining thing spurs have produced this season 👏🏽👏🏽
— Tom Rossi (@TomRossi11) September 24, 2018
Pretty funny video from the players. Dele Alli and Son should of been in that video. It would of been even better. Lets go you Spurs!
— Hugue Chery (@CheryHugue) September 24, 2018
The most entertaining thing I’ve seen from us so far this season.
— Gin🇮🇹 (@Lamela11i) September 24, 2018
Glad to see Vorm done something good, shame it was with his feet.
— MrMojoRiS1n (Iain) THFC (@TidyboyTHFC) September 24, 2018
Only thing foyth has done all season
— mjryid (@mjryid) September 24, 2018
Any of them good at wiring?
— andrew scott (@andrews78771245) September 24, 2018
🤣🤣🤣🤣 at least we have it going on off the pitch
— Jonteau Coppin (@JonteauCoppin) September 24, 2018
Pretty funny but who won? 👏😊
— Allie and Panda (@Allie48347548) September 24, 2018
“Rather buy Ndombele”, “Ship has sailed” – Some Tottenham fans are split over summer target penning new deal
Grealish was one of the stars for the Villans last season but they missed out on promotion to the Premier League.
Villa aren’t doing well in the Championship as they lie 13th with 13 points from nine games. Grealish is yet to score for his boyhood club in the ongoing term.
With his selling price doubled, as per the report, some Tottenham fans weren’t sure about the club making a move for the player while a few blamed Daniel Levy for botching the transfer.
Breaking: Jack Grealish signs new Aston Villa contract.
— Spurs-Express (@Spurs_Express) September 24, 2018
I would rather buy ndombele with that amount
— Spurs Addict (@kylehotspurs) September 24, 2018
£60m for an average championship player 😂😂😂
— Jonathan McDonald (@jonathan_coys) September 23, 2018
This ship has sailed methinks. We were interested in a bargain but lost out in the poker game because their ownership changed.
— Gareth McCarter (@g2mcc) September 23, 2018
That ship has sailed. Oliver Skipp is the one to watch at Spurs. He’s the one to come through next. Luke Amos will also get his chances in domestic cups. If we buy a midfielder there is miles better value & potential than JG imho. Eg Doucoure
— Anthony Heard (@AnthonyH7) September 23, 2018
— Nathan A Clark (@NathanAClark) September 24, 2018
@SpursOfficial have missed a trick not moving for Maddison ahead of Grealish, Maddison had a much better season but Grealish worth more money apparently. Leicester got a bargain in my opinion.
— ChrisCOYS (@ChrisCOYS2) September 24, 2018
We don’t need anyone according to Lewis, Levy and Pochettino.
— Andrew Duncan (@andrewsduncan1) September 24, 2018
Grealish signs a new 5 year deal with Villa which means he’s signing for Spurs in January for 10 mil
— Aaron Howey (@aaronhowey) September 24, 2018
Grealish to join long list of Spurs near misses that go on to become big hits, usually at Chelsea https://t.co/jZZZ5QvEQW
— Tom Allnutt (@TomAllnuttAFP) September 24, 2018
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