The draw results that Make Pochettino Disappointed
London – Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, regretted his inability to beat Fiorentina. Pochettino deserve mention Tottenham scored more than one goal.
The first leg of the Europa League round of 32 at White Hart Lane on Friday (20/02/2015) pm dawn, originally run as expectations Pochettino. Tottenham are handled appear aggressive in the early minutes and winning 1-0 with a quick goal Roberto Soldado. The Lilywhites even had another chance to double his lead.
But, Tottenham then off guard. Starting a dead ball situation, they failed to prevent Jose Basanta goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. 1-1 score lasted until halftime.
In the second half, both teams are equally had a chance to score extra. However, Tottenham and Fiorentina was unable to change the score until the referee blew the long whistle signaled the end of the game.
“It is very unfortunate because we deserve until halftime score more than one goal. But, the score 1-1,” said Pochettino on Sky Sports.
“We had 90 minutes in Florence to try to win the game and qualify for the next round. Today we are better than Fiorentina, especially in the first half,” he added.
“We created a lot of chances, but this is football. I think in the first half we controlled the game, but we more control of the ball in the second half,” he said.
“It is very unfortunate and I was disappointed with the result. I think we deserved a better result. But, I am happy with the performance of the players,” said Pochettino.