Instant Reactions – Tottenham v Huddersfield (3/3/18)

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Following today’s clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Huddersfield Town, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Tottenham Hotspur hosted Huddersfield Town at Wembley Stadium on Saturday March 3, with the hosts taking a two nil victory courtesy of a brace from Son Heung-min who struck in each half to take the three points.

Spurs take momentum into their tie with Juventus, and Huddersfield remain three points clear of the dropzone despite this being their 15th defeat of the campaign.



Lloris, Aurier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies, Dembele (Sissoko 77), Dier, Eriksen, Alli (Lucas Moura 83), Son Heung-min (Lamela 70), Kane.


Trippier, Rose, Wanyama, Vorm.


Lossl, Hadergjonaj, Jorgensen, Schindler, Kongolo, Williams, Hogg (Depoitre 83), Quaner (Ince 33), Pritchard (Billing 45+1), van La Parra, Mounie.


Smith, Malone, Lowe, Green.

Speaking to the BBC’s cameras a short time after match day referee Kevin Friend blew the final whistle, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino explained that he wasn’t paying too much attention to their longest unbeaten run in 51 years.

‘We don’t think too much about the past. Of course, that is a very good stat but for me football is tomorrow – it’s not yesterday.’

He added.

‘I think everyone is excited about the Juventus game. It’s a huge game and everyone is waiting for it.’

Huddersfield head coach David Wagner in his comparative interview explained.

‘We got beaten by quality – it’s a fair result. If you want to steal something against opponents like this then a lot of things have to go in your favour. Today, Tottenham were absolutely on it. We have shown we are ready for this fight which is in front of us.’


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