Cape Town - Mauricio Pochettino was disappointed to lose to
Manchester City during an even Premiership encounter where Riyad Mahrez's sixth
minute goal settled the tie.
Playing on a well-worn Wembley turf as a result of Sunday's
NFL match between the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars, both sides
did well to play such a high-level passing game.
And having praised Tottenham's performance against the
Premier League champions, Pochettino said his side could have got more from the
He told the club's website: "It was a very good
performance. I’m disappointed with the result but I think the performance was
"It was an even game, we were very competitive in a
good game in difficult circumstances for both teams. I’m happy in the way we
played and competed.
"We gave everything to try to win. You can say nothing
but to be proud of the effort of the team."
Reflecting on the goal conceded, the manager added:
"Yes, disappointed, but what can we do now? We can only work hard, try to
give the team trust and confidence and look forward to the next game."
Spurs have a quick turnaround as they face West Ham in a
League Cup fourth round tie at London Stadium on Wednesday night.