Published: Mon, March 05, 2018
Sports | By Sarah Myers

Pochettino: I'd quit Tottenham if fans turned on me

Pochettino: I'd quit Tottenham if fans turned on me

Given the frantic start to the match, it was somewhat a surprise it remained goalless with 10 played at Wembley. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino named a strong team, despite the looming visit of Juventus in the Champions League, and they took full advantage of some early dominance through Son's stylish finish just before the half-hour mark. Find out by following our live matchcast.

If Pochettino continues to grow, and his Tottenham team carry on their evolution, he will surely bring great success to the north London outfit, and for a manager of his quality, 50 would be far too young for him retire.

Back in September, Spurs had won the corresponding fixture at the John Smith's Stadium by four unanswered goals, and they swiftly looked for opportunities to replicate that success with Alli a whisker away from connecting with Kane's diagonal strike, and then minutes later when the pair reversed roles during a similar foray forward.

Jones' mobility was limited as he sat on a chair on the sidelines, from where he was instead the fourth official, and an announcement went over the Wembley tannoy requesting qualified referees, before another followed insisting the "situation was in hand".

In the 54th minute from space on the right wing, Kane whipped a masterful cross into the area that Son ran onto at the back post and met with a well-timed header Lossl had little chance to save.

"So excited to have two home games", said Wagner. "So okay, we will see if it is going to work but I'm not sure". Undoubtedly Pochettino's men will be frustrated that they didn't add to their advantage.

Less than 60 seconds later and the second goal of the game arrived and it went to the home side.

Pochettino, perhaps with an eye on Wednesday's Champions League tie with Juventus, made two changes soon after as Son and Dembele made way with Lamela and Moussa Sissoko replacing them.

Son has often been the difference-maker against lesser teams at Wembley, scoring here against Everton, West Ham, Southampton, Brighton and Stoke since December, and it was no surprise when he gave Spurs a deserved lead. They go in at 2-2. Eric Dier dragged wide, while Son tried to pick out an unmarked Kane as the hosts continued to forage for an opening.

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: Lossl, Kongolo, Hogg (Depoitre, 82) van La Parra, Williams, Pritchard (Billing, 45) Quaner (Ince, 32) Mounie, Zanka, Schindler, Hadergjonaj.

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