Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino uses Alonso, F1 analogy

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino uses Alonso, F1 analogy

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino uses Alonso, F1 analogy

Pochettino added: "When you work in football, it's because you want to win".

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino has compared his team's efforts to maintain a Premier League challenge despite an array of disruptions this season to Fernando Alonso not having the correct tools, or auto, to challenge Lewis Hamilton for Formula 1 titles.

Tottenham now sits in the third position on the Premier League table, with seven points behind league leaders Liverpool and two points behind second place, Man City on the Premier League table.

It leaves Tottenham four points behind leaders Liverpool and one ahead of Manchester City in third, although they have played one more game than both their rivals.

Son Heung-min again came to Tottenham's rescue as he struck a late victor to send his side second in the Premier League after a 1-0 success over Newcastle.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has defended his trophyless record.

You need to stick with your way and philosophy or strategy and try to win how your emotions are, but from the first to the end, we are here because it's about winning.

'I went away for some warm weather training and we're stepping it up, [we will] see next week how we go, start to get the balls out and just see how the ankle reacts.

"It was a pity because we had some chances in the first-half and the beginning of the second-half we had two clear chances when we hit the post", said Benitez, who bemoaned the fact one error had cost his side. And that may happen tomorrow but we will make sure we will compete in the best. Now Pochettino says he can resume competing for a place in Spurs' first team.

Late goals from Heung-Min Son and Fernando Llorente helped Spurs recover from a goal behind to dramatically see off a dogged Watford side at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday evening.

He's been a unsafe asset for Tottenham, having scored double-digit goals. for three seasons in a row, which is a first for a Korean player in the Premier League.

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