3.- Using Harry Kane from the start was a mistake.
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The signs of other players apart from Harry Kane deserving to play the final were there all through the final stages of the competition.
Lucas Moura and Fernando Llorente earned their shot at this opportunity despite having the English striker fully recovered from his ankle injury.
However, the manager still made a gamble and chose Kane to play from the very start.
During the match, the striker did seem a little stiff when he was on the ball and Pochettino waited for too long before he called Lucas Moura to play.
It’s clear that the Mauricio tactic didn’t work, but life is about taking risks.