What Poch said after the Inter Milan thrashing

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Mauricio Pochettino admitted that he was very happy with the performance of his players following Tottenham’s 6-1 demolition of Inter Milan on Friday afternoon.

A brace from Harry Kane along with goals from Erik Lamela, Dele Alli, Vincent Janssen, Shayon Harrison gave Spurs the perfect preparation ahead of next Saturday’s Premier League opener at Everton.

You can never take pre-season friendlies at face value as a measurement for what will actually happen when the season starts, but it certainly will help the confidence of the players in the build up over the next week.

There were plenty of plus points for Tottenham fans to take out of the game.  Vincent Janssen’s performance as the front man showed plenty of promise along with Erik Lamela’s stunning strike.

When asked what was most pleasing about Spurs’ big win. Pochettino told the club’s official website afterwards: “All of it!

 “It’s true we need to analyse the game and improve in certain areas but I’m pleased with everything, very happy.

“The performance was good but in football, you can’t stop, you have to try to improve every day.”

“It was important to finish our pre-season in a very positive way and important to win,” the Argentine said. “It was the first time the players involved in the Euros played and it was fantastic to see them all together.

“Now we have another week to prepare for the game against Everton and we will arrive ready to compete.”

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  1. We tonked a few teams last year (ManU, Citeh, Bournemouth, and others), so why not keep it going…long way to go, but we should be thereabouts — and a very nice team building, sexy even! COYS!

  2. Wow the defending from inter was poor but for harrys 2nd that was discraceful. No pressure on him at all. A top striker with the ball at his feet anywhere near the box shouldnt get that sort of time. You know hes gonna shoot atleast try to put your body in the way. He did at first then turns his body away and makes no attempt at stopping the shot or even cutting the angle. He actually opened up the space? Never turn side on to a striker like that. You learn that in juniors. Make yourself big. Face him and make him have another touch or three hopefully pushing him out wider. Wow. But on a positive. Great to see the euro guys back in action and a win before the season starts is always good. Lamela. Awesome strike. Good to see jansen and Harrison on the score sheet 2.

  3. Correct. Me if I dream. But if Man. Utd had scored 6 against anyone it would have been headlines in all papers. I am somewhat a cynic.


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