Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino was disappointed to see his side lose 2-1 against Chelsea on Saturday, stating that his side were, statistically, the better team at Stamford Bridge.
The Lilywhites took an early lead through
? Mauricio: “It’s important to stay calm. We are competing well and after 13 games have only lost once. We need to keep working hard.” pic.twitter.com/AL7ajuhmzC
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“It was a little bit unlucky that we conceded the goal, because we deserved to go in at half-time [winning] 2-0 or 3-0 – never 1-1. I think we deserved more.”
He added: “In the second half, we conceded a goal very quickly, but we fought and competed. Then they had the chance and scored the second goal, and it was impossible.
“I’m disappointed for the dressing room, but we should be pleased with the way we competed. I think today we competed with a very good team. I have nothing to say about that to my players.
“If you put aside the result at the end, we had the possession, we created more than Chelsea and all the statistics are for us – but football is not about just statistics.
“We have to be clinical, and the chances that they created, they scored.”