Sunday, 19 August, 2018

Mauricio Pochettino Makes Remarks that Imply Concession in Title Race

Rita Gibson | 20 May, 2017, 00:45

But he insisted: "To finish second would be success for Tottenham, fighting for the title and close to the leaders for a second year in a row".

Tottenham lost 1-0 to West Ham United on Friday night as Pochettino's men failed to cut Chelsea's lead at the top of the table.

However, after Manuel Lanzini's goal gave the Hammers a 1-0 win the League leaders now have the chance to widen the gap between them and Spurs to seven points, meaning they now only need two wins from their final four games to clench the title.

After the game, Noble paid credit to the display, which he says had left him "speechless" after they derailed one of their rivals' hopes of winning the Premier League title.

Tottenham faltered in their quest to catch Chelsea as they suffered a surprise defeat to West Ham.

"To win a trophy you have to show in a key moment you can win".

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"You need to do more, to push to your limit, and unfortunately we were not capable of doing that".

Speaking to the BBC after Tottenham's lost, Pochettino commented that, "It's not over" before explaining that he and his team will "have to wait but are thinking that it will be hard to catch Chelsea".

After a troubled campaign, this was a rare uplifting moment for West Ham. Whether that will be enough to spare boss Slaven Bilic from the sack remains to be seen amid reports his job could be in danger.

"If we win the league it is because you learn, and if you finish second it is because you improve but I think it is a big topic in football". It was great in terms of character and determination.

"Today is that game that winning would mean a lot to the team and the club, so hopefully we can do that". Second-half goals from Vincent Kompany, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi completed the scoring as City leapfrogged Liverpool into third in the Premier League, on goal difference, and also moved four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United.

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