Pochettino hails his players

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates with team mates Erik Lamela, Dele Alli, Davinson Sanchez and Kieran Trippier after scoring his team's second goal during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between Tottenham Hotspur and PSV at Wembley Stadium on November 06, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur is almost at the end of a five-game run in 13 days, and for the Spurs’ boss his footballers are to thank

A five-game run in 13 days started on October 29th for Tottenham Hotspur.

The English Premier League team played against Manchester City, then West Ham United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, and PSV Eindhoven.

Now the team will play against Crystal Palace before the international break, and boss Mauricio Pochettino says his players are to thank for.

CARSON, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Landon Donovan #26 warms up before his first game back from retirement against the Orlando City FC at StubHub Center on September 11, 2016 in Carson, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Donovan talks about how hard was for him to leave Everton

The American footballer joined the Blues on January 2010, but he only played 13 matches before returning to LA Galaxy.

“It’s so tough because for me it’s many appearances in front of you [the media], press conferences, but you can imagine that for the players this is so tough too because it’s less than three days and you need to play again,” he told Spurs TV.

“I think it’s nearly two-and-a-half days and you need to prepare and be ready to play again – it’s so, so tough. That is why I am so happy and so pleased with the effort from the players and the staff.”

“Sometimes we are so focused on the players but for the staff, it’s a tough period too,” he added.

“They deserve massive credit because they work so hard to try to help the players to be ready, with all that you need to prepare. They wake up so early, they go to bed so late and when you play games how we are playing, this is always tough for them.”


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