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Pochettino hails Tottenham 'heroes' after fourth straight league win

Pochettino hails Tottenham 'heroes' after fourth straight league win”

Kieran Trippier's corner was played short to Eriksen, who floated in an inviting cross for Davison Sanchez to power home a diving head for his first Tottenham goal in the 33rd minute.

Goals from Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-min helped Tottenham Hotspur overcome Leicester City 3-1 in an entertaining Premier League match at Wembley Stadium today.

Pochettino has not forgotten that incident and was incredulous in his response to Sunday's re-run.

'Do you think Sonny deserved to be booked?' Pochettino asked.

"If we played with a poor performance, without the possibility to develop our players, perhaps other teams wouldn't be interested in our players", Puel said. The problem is, I told Michael Oliver, the situation of Liverpool in the last minute that should be a penalty, but it was a clear penalty. It is so hard.

"We had all the opportunities to win the game".

The win keeps Tottenham in the Premier League title race, five points off the top, after their 20th win of the season.

In contrast, Bundesliga leaders Dortmund have an extra 24 hours rest before their Champions League last 16 first leg clash with Tottenham in London on Wednesday.

It was not the first time a player has taken a spot-kick in the Premier League immediately after coming on with Wigan midfielder Ben Watson doing so on New Year's Eve in November 2011, sealing a 2-2 draw. It doesn't mean that we're not going to compete. "I think he's so close to come back again, not for Sunday and not for Wednesday, but we'll see after", Pochettino said.

"It is so hard to understand why, when we had one week clear to play this game and to schedule it on a different day, and only I am explaining my feelings and how hard it is to prepare a game when you only have today and then you're going to need to play".

The Leicester striker was dropped to the bench by Claude Puel in the loss to Spurs, but he had a lively contribution when he was brought on after 60 minutes at Wembley. Known for accurate spot-kicks, Jamie Vardy took responsibility but failed to beat Lloris from 12-yards out.

We were struggling to find our rhythm as the visitors started to dominant and push us back, Vardy and substitute Kelechi Iheanacho spurning good efforts and they were peppering our box with crosses high and low.



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