Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head canada goose deals for Man City
LONDON (Reuters) Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories Canada Goose Coats On Sale and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday canada goose clearance sale clash at Premier canada goose outlet toronto factory League champions Manchester City.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio cheap Canada Goose Pochettino reacts during their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at White Hart Lane in London, England October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas Boas, were crushed 6 0 in the corresponding fixture last season and a few Canada Goose Outlet weeks later, with canada goose replica interim manager Tim Sherwood in charge, they collapsed canada goose coats to a 5 1 home defeat.
Many of the players involved in those beatings will be on duty again at The Etihad on Canada Goose online Saturday lunchtime as canada goose sixth placed Tottenham try to snap a run of four consecutive league defeats away to Manchester City.
Labelling that sequence mere in his news conference at Tottenham training ground on Thursday, Pochettino was busy accentuating the positives.
After all, in his first few weeks as Southampton manager in 2013 he orchestrated a 3 1 victory over City and last season his Southampton side gained a well deserved 1 1 draw canada goose outlet vancouver at home.
He did Canada Goose Jackets not mention a 4 1 away defeat.
Likewise, he played down a poor record canada goose clearance when up against City boss Manuel Pellegrini when they were both managing in La Liga.
football you need to keep the good memories and the good feelings and get rid of the bad ones, he told reporters.
need to learn from the bad things Canada Goose Online but the past is the past and we are trying to build a future. This is a different season, a different manager and many different players.
need to improve and look forward. The past is just about statistics. We know Man City are the canadian goose jacket champions and they have a strong squad canada goose coats on sale and a 2018 canada goose outlet good team but we need to show we can compete with a team like buy canada goose jacket them.
history in Tottenham only started three months ago.
Pochettino has made a steady enough start with getcanadagooseoutlet Tottenham who have picked up 11 points from seven league games just three shy of City who have already lost at home.
BIG TEST However, Saturday trip north represents a big test for Pochettino side who signed off before the international break with victory over his former club Canada Goose Parka Southampton.
With Sergio Aguero, a player Pochettino describes as the best striker in the world, leading City attack canada goose black friday sale and a rejuvenated Yaya Toure, one of the world great powerhouses, in midfield, the champions will take some stopping.
Yet, far from any fear, Pochettino will fall back on a previous occasion when one of his side upset the odds against a side containing Ivorian dynamo Toure.
is one of the top four or five in the world in his position and canada goose store we will try and stop him, he said.
had a good experience with Espanyol against Barcelona in the derby and Toure was on the pitch and we won 2 1.
Pochettino also refused to become embroiled in a war of words with Denmark coach Morten Olsen who was critical of Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen after Denmark Canada Goose sale Euro 2016 qualifying defeat by canada goose outlet store locations Portugal.
Olsen pointed the finger at buy canada goose jacket cheap playmaker Eriksen for not control of the game a criticism occasionally levelled at the former Ajax player by Tottenham fans.
Pochettino said of Olsen: his problem, it not my problem. My problem is keeping my players at a good level and I very happy with his performance and his commitment.
Tottenham have injury worries over goalkeeper Hugo Lloris (thigh) and Nacer Chadli (hip) while striker Emmanuel Adebayor will be assessed after playing for Togo in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.