Pochettino reveals why Tottenham lost to Crystal Palace


Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino has reacted to his side’s 2-0 shock defeat by Crystal Palace in the FA Cup encounter on Sunday.

Goals from Connor Wickham and Andros Townsend ensured Crystal Palace dumped Tottenham out of the competition.

Pochettino said he was disappointed because Crystal Palace didn’t do too much to defeat Tottenham.

“I think the performance wasn’t bad. It was an even game,” Pochettino told BT Sport.

He added: “I think we created the chances, I think we had the possession, but in the end football is about scoring goals if you want to win and we didn’t score.

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“I think we feel disappointed with the way we concede, after nine minutes, I think it was the first approach in our last third.

“Disappointed because, of course, Palace didn’t do too much but they scored and deserve to go through to the next stage of the FA Cup.


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