Poch sacked so suddenly by Spurs he had to leave players a NOTE to say goodbye

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO was forced to leave a note to say goodbye and thank you to his Spurs squad.He was axed just hours before Jose Mourinho took over — meaning he could not wish the players well in person.2 Mauricio Pochettino was axed five months after leading Spurs to the Champions League finalCredit: Getty Images – GettyPoch’s message said: “Sorry we cannot come to say goodbye, you are always in our hearts.”Tottenham’s squad paid tribute to the Argentine manager after his five-and-a-half year reign came to an abrupt end.Spurs and England skipper Harry Kane tweeted: “Gaffer. I’ll be forever thankful to you for helping me achieve my dreams.”We’ve had some amazing moments in the last 5 and a half years that I will never forget. You were my manager but my friend as well and I thank you for that relationship.”Good luck with your next chapter!”ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big oneGoalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga said: “Thank you for your confidence and for all I’ve learned from you on and off the pitch.”I wish you always the best Mauricio, Toni, Miguel and Jesus.”Tottenham legend Gary Lineker sarcastically wished the club good luck in their search to replace to replace Pochettino in north London.MOST READ IN SPORT THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticIT’S…NOT TOMMY BOWETommy Bowe discovers someone has been impersonating him on TinderMAC DADDYTriple H wants McGregor v McMahon with winner getting rights to billionaire strutMourinho is now in charge after penning a staggering £15million-a-year contract until the end of the 2022/23 season.Manchester United is the likely next destination for Pochettino – with Bayern Munich also in the running.But Harry Redknapp has urged the 47-year-old to take over at Arsenal if Unai Emery is sacked.2Tottenham fans give their thoughts on Pochettino’s sackinglast_img read more

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This is how Liverpool arrives at the tie against Atlético

first_imgLateral Keys in attack, but manifest a weakness.The sides, Alexander-Arnold and Robertson are key in the offensive game. You have to control them to limit the offensive flow. In arrivals, in centers and in the blow to stopped ball. Deep, behind them appears a great weakness to explode. Especially behind Arnold’s back. If Van Dijk is a colossus, Gomez is a fast central with a lot of capacity to recover. The deployment of its sides forces the centrals to multiply and cover, many times, more than the account and in a tie the stress situations for fear of receiving a goal are different. Vertical and fast players like Morata or Correa can damage them. The flanks offer, in addition, situations of superiority because the lateral ones receive little aid and the team undresses before the backlash, accumulating many players in situations of attack. But Arnold is the main weak point. A weak defender with less habits and mentality than his teammates in the rear. In the goal, Alisson is a guarantee.Midfield. Henderson has regained his best level.The captain is again a key piece and, again, opposes player of the year in England. The Klopp mix is ​​a commitment to control and energy. It is a line of less glamor, but tremendous effectiveness and push. Fabinho is ahead of the rear and the team has celebrated his return. The Brazilian just got out of an injury. In his absence, Henderson acted more as a pivot and complied, although some doubted him. The captain has regained his place with the discharge of the former Monaco and lives a very sweet moment. Next to them, Wijnaldum appears on the left. All technically good, but with a superior engine. In addition, you can add the versatile Milner to cover any hole. The best thing for Klopp has been to verify that without Fabinho, Henderson has worked as an alternative, with Oxlade-Chamberlain as a replacement.Simon Stacpoole / Offside & nbsp; (Offside via Getty Images) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>1173908640 Salah, Sané and Firmino celebrate a Liverpool goal.Simon Stacpoole / Offside (Offside via Getty Images) Gomez tunes in with Van Dijk.Liverpool have conceded only 15 goals against in 25 games of their championship. During the month of December, after Matip’s injury, Joe Gomez settled down in ownership with Van Dijk and, since that time, Liverpool has become a goal-scoring machine to zero. Matip’s knee injury presented a problem that Klopp has come out gracefully. A goal has since received in the championship with Gomez with Van Dijk on the axis. The defense has hardened, although it still grants situations. However, most rivals have failed to punish him. For example, in that 4-0 over Southampton, where the port team had clear chances in the first half. To forgive against Liverpool is to die. It is a ruthless team to the extreme. It requires aggressiveness and maximum concentration to take advantage of every opportunity it allows. These options, above all, are presented with the equalized marker and in the first minutes, something whose use was once a sign of red and white identity. Later, Liverpool begins to carburet. Liverpool stands as one of the most fearsome rivals on the continent less than a week after facing Atlético. The current European champion lives his momentum leading with absolute superiority his league, where he has subdued all his rivals. He does not know the defeat in the domestic championship and is the least thrashed team. Coldly, it doesn’t seem like the best time to cross your path, but Liverpool also has weaknesses that Simeone knows and will try to exploit. So far in the Premier they have not been able to do it. Of course, it is one of the most complete and fastest teams on the world stage, and not just in the attack. The Klopp team is on its way to breaking the legendary Arsenal record of 49 undefeated games in the same league, it would be the first time with the denomination as Premier League.CARL RECINE & nbsp; (Action Images via Reuters) ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>SOCCER-ENGLAND-LEI-LIV / REPORTAlisson, Van Dijk and Joe Gomez.CARL RECINE (Action Images via Reuters)center_img Attack. Firmino is now the key to surprise.Liverpool comes to the duel with Atlético with everything in favor. Even Klopp was able to give his players a break in the FA Cup last week. Although the state of euphoria is a bad advisor. The level of inspiration of his attack trio is tremendous. And now Firmino is the key man. The Brazilian acts as a false nine with an amazing altruistic performance. Sacrificed, assistant and playing with great cunning and intelligence. Orient the attacks so that others end them. Play without obsessing with the goal, while building others. It seems that Mané will arrive. The trio strives to be unpredictable, something to be deciphered, but so important is to escape the pressure they do after losing the ball. The threat, above all, is for the player who receives from behind. Preventing them from recovering soon after loss is the first countermeasure so that the trio does not accelerate. Naples already did it on the first day of the Champions …If you want to enjoy the ambience of the Champions in the Metropolitan Check the available tickets here: Atlético de Madrid – Liverpool (02/18/2020 – 21.00).last_img read more

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