Tottenham Hotspur drew 0-0 with Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday in a game which could have gone either way.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino deemed the match a “fair result” and failed to echo van Gaal’s concerns over player exhaustion as both teams had to play under the same conditions.
Pochettino told the press: “I think that it’s a fair result, I think that we are more happy for the feeling that we got after this game, but the result at the end, I think, is fair.”
“Yes, maybe. Maybe it was (a) penalty, but because I saw on the TV now, but from my vision during the game it was difficult to identify if it was penalty or not.”
“The condition was for both teams the same. I never complain about when the opponent is on the same condition as you. I think that Tottenham, from the beginning of the season, is the team that… has less recovery days in every competition. We are (still) in all competitions that we play. I think that it’s impossible, I never complain about that. I think Manchester (United) have the same hours for recovery as us.”
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