Pochettino to Spurs Players: Let’s Enjoy Final at Wembley
Sheffield – For Mauricio Pochettino and most of Tottenham Hotspur, the English League Cup final was the first one. Then the Argentine manager has asked the players to enjoy the duel with Chelsea at Wembley.
The last time the Spurs in the final of a competition is in the 2007/2008 season, also played in the same competition at the time, they conquered Chelsea 2-1 through extra time.
For Spurs it was their first trophy after the last champion in the FA Cup fourth title at the same 1990/1991 season the Spurs in the League Cup.
In the next season 2008/2009, the actual Spurs also re-appear in the final but lost on penalties to Manchester United. Six years later the Spurs back set foot in the final and will face Chelsea, the team they beat in the final in 2008.
This after Spurs get rid of League One team, Sheffield United, with an aggregate total of 3-2. In their first leg 1-0 win followed a 2-2 draw at Bramall Lane on Thursday (01/29/2015) pm dawn.
No doubt this success was greeted joy considering the current Spurs players who have never had to play in the finals of the competition mainland Britain, especially the English League Cup.
From the champion Spurs squad in 2008, the only remaining Aaron Lennon who had tasted the final, plus goalkeeper Michel Vorm who became champions along Swansea City two years ago, and Emmanuel Adebayor who perform with Arsenal in the final in 2007 but lost to Chelsea and got a red card.
Therefore Pochettino, who was also the first time felt the final game in his coaching career, ask the players the Lilywhites as much as possible to enjoy the final match it and give you the best gift for the fans.
“Football is full of emotions. Now we are also happy for the players, they deserve to play at Wembley and most important goal is for our fans,” said Pochettino as quoted by the BBC.
“This is my first final at Wembley, is new for me and most of the players, but we’ll enjoy it,” he continued.