Mauricio Pochettino: 'Juventus loss a huge learning curve'

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He'll love most a win to help vanquish the residual nightmares from Juventus on Wednesday. It's two games against this type of club - one on the pitch, one outside the pitch.

It has been an exhilarating week for fans of La Vecchia Signora (The Old Lady) as Juventus are affectionately called.

"Then, in football, it's not only about a better performance, stats, shots more on targets, or have more possession".

But goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala after the break turned the tie on its head as theaway side secured a 2-1 win and their progression to the quarter-finals. of the famous competition.

Although the Premier League title and Champions League are now out of reach for Spurs, they still have a chance to end the season with some silverware.

Rumour has it that Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin is on the club's shopping list and at age 22, he is in the correct age bracket that should be considered for rejuvenating the squad.

Nevertheless, the brave approach of a team trying to score since the beginning, with Sergio Ramos leading the defensive line, Casemiro commanding the midfield and #Cristiano Ronaldo scoring once again as he did twice in the first leg, has originated much analysis about the perfection in the whole game. "They've won six league championships in a row and you see that makes a difference in the difficult situations".

Tottenham's Heung-Min Son and Hugo Lloris were left shocked after Juventus dumped them out of the Champions League.

Howe has continued to show why he is regarded as one of England's most promising coaches with another fairly consistent season at the helm of Bournemouth. "In this type of game, every minimal detail can help you win the game".

"We're in a good way to create a massive club because we have all the tools to be one of the biggest clubs in Europe".

Dier was forced off midway through the second half during Tottenham's Champions League defeat to Juventus and he'll now face a late fitness test to see if he'll make the trip to the south coast. For us, it was fantastic.

"The obsession thing is never good".

Apparently, they were clearly improving and they finished on top of their group and above Bayern Munich after outclassed them in Paris by an impressive 3-0. They were complaining about the penalty in the first-half.

Szczesny added how Juventus had the advantage over their opponents due to having a stronger mentality and more experienced players.

Sunday marks Mauricio Pochettino's 144th match in charge of Spurs, levelling him with Harry Redknapp for the all-time club record.

Still to face three top-six sides, Bournemouth had thought they were able to earn three crucial points against Leicester City last time out, only to be undone by a late leveller from Riyad Mahrez during injury time.

Pochettino is doing a brilliant job at Tottenham.

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