Pochettino wants to know anything about ‘Wembley curse’ after defeat to Spurs

Pochettino wants to know anything about ‘Wembley curse’ after defeat to Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur lost on Sunday against Chelsea (1-2) once again, a match at Wembley, but manager Mauricio Pochettino wants to know anything about a ‘curse’ in the temporary home of the club.

“I understand that everyone wants to talk, but the ‘Wembley effect’ is not the reason why we lost,” said Pochettino after the first thuisduel of the season for the Spurs.

The club from London playing this season all home games at Wembley. Near the your own White Hart Lane there is currently a new stadium, which will accommodate up to 61.000 spectators and mid-2018 to be completed.

Last season played the Spurs their European thuisduels already in the national stadium of England, with little success. Tottenham has four of its last six matches at Wembley and lost only one of his last ten duels won.

“I think we very well played”, is considered to be a Pochettino the match against Chelsea, the victory clinched by a goal from Marcos Alonso two minutes before time. “It’s not fair to be blamed for the defeat at Wembley, Wembley is one of the best football stadiums in the world, if not the best stadium.”

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Pochettino wanted it to be and nothing know that the larger field at Wembley will affect the game of his team. The field of White Hart Lane, where the Spurs last season’s undefeated remained in the Premier League, it is eight percent smaller than that of Wembley.

“Please, hold on”, said the Argentine. “If you like football and the competition have seen, then you know that Wembley is not the problem.”

According to Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was the mystique of Wembley does have an effect on the match. “To be honest: the atmosphere was great”, said the Italian. “And such an atmosphere is also superb for the visiting team.”

Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, the number one and two of last season in the Premier League, both have three points after two matches.

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