‘I feel we have been a lot better’ – Mauricio Pochettino feels Tottenham have been unfortunate in opposition to Juventus after being dumped out of Champions League


Mauricio Pochettino has defended his Tottenham aspect and insisted they wanted extra luck in opposition to Juventus.

Spurs began the sport on Wednesday in scintillating fashion, deservedly taking the lead by Heung-Min Son.

Nonetheless, the Italian champions regrouped after half-time and a few tactical tinkering from Max Allegri stretched the backline of Spurs.

Objectives from Paolo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuian within the area of three minutes took the tie away from the house aspect, and Pochettino bemoaned their lack of luck.

He mentioned: “I feel we concede three probabilities and so they rating twice, we create plenty of probabilities and solely rating one objective.

“Okay, we have to discover plenty of causes or we are able to discuss plenty of completely different conditions and generally you want some luck to win.

“However I really feel very proud, we compete very properly in opposition to an excellent staff like Juventus.

“We dominate total within the two video games and I feel we have been a lot better.

“But, in this type of level, in three minutes the tie was for Juventus.”

For Pochettino’s males, the one probability of silverware this season will now relaxation solely within the type of the FA Cup.

Regardless of crashing out of Europe, the Argentine refused responsible his gamers.

“I am so proud, I feel relaxed and happy,” he mentioned.

“Disappointed of course, but the quality and the capacity and the performance of the team was very good.”