On Wednesday, Mauricio Pochettino explained Tottenham Hotspur’s 2-0 wins against league leaders Chelsea as “massive” as he keeps up his record of never having lost a home derby after taking charge of the north London club.
The Argentine, who becomes weaken at the death last season in a first league title since in the year 1961 was an option. Argentine has won eight matches and drawn four of his 12 derbies at White Hart Lane except the latest were arguably the most impressive.
Club Chelsea has won 13 matches in a row and also a joint record in a single Premier League season, and one more would have matched Arsenal’s all-time series of 14 set over two campaigns.
Antonio Conte, the managers of Chelsea side, have been unassailable as the start of October and victory would have placed them eight points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Two Dele Alli headers either side of half-time, both from Christian Eriksen crosses, earned Tottenham a deserved victory that lifted them to third place, seven points behind Chelsea.
According to the sources, Pochettino said that “It is a massive victory, a very important three points to reduce the gap at the top of the table.”
He is more worried about his own team’s title chances than ending Chelsea’s long winning run; he said “It was a very tough game, we were playing one of the best teams in Europe, so the value of the victory is massive. It makes us very proud and we showed character and were competitive. It is one step forward for the team and it is important to keep going. Football is about belief.”
“We have shown we can challenge for the big things. We are in a good position; Chelsea is in a very good position, but we are fighting to get points and to reduce the gap above us.”
He has scored two goals in each of Tottenham’s in the last three matches and also seven in his last four, Pochettino said “He is showing fantastic skills in front of the goal. He is a great player and one who has potential to improve. He was fantastic today again.”