Cape Town - Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino urged his players not to
let the defeat affect their performances as they try to secure a place in the
PLAYER RATINGS: LIVERPOOL V SPURS
"The players are very disappointed, sad and tired but we have
to accept football is like this," he said.
"I am proud of the effort
and we have to look forward.
"We are disappointed with the result because I think one
point would have been fair for both teams. It was a great game, we played well
but this is football."
However, Pochettino was disappointed with some of the defensive
lapses in the first half.
"In the first half we gave Liverpool some chances and made
some mistakes," he said.
"We give many balls away and easy balls. We give Liverpool
the ball and they play on the counter-attack. But we deserved more from this