News Worms
News Worms


Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino promises to be 'aggressive' against Juventus' impenetrable defence

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino promises to be 'aggressive' against Juventus' impenetrable defence

He clearly feels that life around Spurs now - they defeated Manchester United 2-0 last month and drew 2-2 at Liverpool this month - is just about as good as it gets.

"I am in football after two, three years, I am conscious about the sport". We've got to play with our heads, with great technical quality as they are a very physical team, and we're going to have to find way of getting through in London, because that's where the passage to the next round will be decided.

Kane eventually made them pay, rounding Gianluigi Buffon to slide home.

The footballing world is giving Tottenham as much chance of winning the Champions League as seeing a sumo wrestler compete in ice dance at the Olympics.

"He was a fantastic striker and growing up I watched his goals". He's 28, it was a massive injury and we can not put in risk his career.

Meanwhile, Higuain has scored a credible 50 goals in 88 games for the Old Lady since making a club-record £81m (R1,35b) move from domestic rivals Napoli last season. You can not change the sense of the team. There's also [Stefano] Sturaro who can play in Matuidi's role, and he's probably the one most similar to Matuidi. The team always keeps the same principles.

Juventus will be missing Argentinian playmaker Paulo Dybala is still out with a hamstring strain - a player described by Tottenham manager as the Juventus version of Lionel Messi. Yes, we have the dream and hope that we can beat them at Wembley. For me it's a game to enjoy.

Whether Pochettino would have used a back three had Alderweireld been available is impossible to say, but what was clear was that the two-man central defense was ruthlessly exposed early on.

The Lilywhites cruised to top spot in their "group of death" beating Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund along the way.

"When I started my career as a manager my goal was to play in the Champions League, to play a team like Juventus here in Turin". The fans and the players have to work with each other as we did in those games and from then forward we've been really strong.

"We've got another big game on Tuesday and we need to get ready for that". We were very disappointed but that was our first experience of it.

"We need to play well and try to score, which will be hard against a team that is so tough to score against".

follow

editors' picks

February 14, 2018
Kate Upton is back again in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
United States gymnast Ali Raisman poses for Sports Illustrated . "That I am no longer a victim, I am a survivor". Both Stephens and Bouchard later took to their social media accounts to share a few pictures with their fans.

February 14, 2018
American luger Emily Sweeney in horror crash at Winter Olympics
Germany's Natalie Geisenberger took home the gold medal once the competition resume, while American Erin Hamlin finished sixth. Sweeney is just 24 years old, though, so we can hopefully count on her returning to competition for the 2022 Winter Olympics .

February 14, 2018
India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni 46 runs away from ODI history
South Africa lost their last four wickets for five runs to the spin duo as India registered the historic maiden series win. Rohit went on to score his 17th hundred (115 off 126 balls) to help India post 274/7 in 50 overs after being put into bat.

February 14, 2018
Google is bringing Instant one-tap replies to messaging apps
The expanded feature aims to take the hassle out of firing back replies in a range of popular messaging apps, including WhatsApp . In another screenshot that Area 120 shared, the team shows that Reply can take Smart Replies and elevate them to the next level.

February 12, 2018
Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Toronto area
It's expected the rain will change to flurries later Sunday afternoon or evening. "Slow down driving in slippery conditions". Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for southern Perth County.

February 12, 2018
Chelsea pursue Leicester City winger
If not for Leicester's haphazard defending in the second half, their attackers might have given City a run for their money. According to The Sun , his good performances caught the eye of Premier League champions Chelsea.

February 12, 2018
David Moyes: 'Marko Arnautovic doing a really good job'
The Hammers took the lead through Javier Hernandez in the first half, when the Mexico global headed a cross from Michail Antonio . The Mexican striker found the back of the net again with a well-placed header for West Ham on Saturday.

February 12, 2018
Everton Contemplate Swoop for Shakhtar Boss Paulo Fonseca to Replace Sam Allardyce
Tottenham climbed to third after Harry Kane scored a second-half victor to settle the north London derby against Arsenal. The win moved Swansea up the table to 15th on 27 points and are they now unbeaten in their last five league games.

February 12, 2018
UVA projected as No. 1 overall NCAA seed
The committee has Duke No. 7, which would give it a 2 seed, and North Carolina No. 12, which would be a three seed. Michigan State is ranked as the No. 11 overall seed, behind Clemson (No. 9) and Texas Tech (No. 10).

February 12, 2018
Red Gerard, 17, wins Team USA's first gold medal
I'm shaking right now, maybe from the cold or the excitement, I don't know, but I'm ecstatic. "I guess it's always been my thing". The 31-year-old beat Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen into second, with Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen in third.