English Premiership

Pochettino: We're young, but we're fantastic

Harry Kane (Supplied)
Harry Kane (Supplied)

Cape Town - Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has hailed his team's maturity after they recorded a 2-1 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Harry Kane opened the scoring from the penalty spot early in the second half, with City pulling one back through Kelechi Iheanacho before Christian Eriksen tucked home the winner in the 83rd minute.

"I'm very happy and pleased with the effort of the players, they were brilliant one more time," Pochettino said. "We were consistent and showed big maturity – we're still the youngest squad in the Premier League, but we were fantastic.

"The players are a credit and it's a pleasure to work with this team. The character and mentality are fantastic.

"Today we can say that we have the quality, of course, but the mentality is amazing and how we've improved in all aspects."

Spurs have now won their last five games on the trot to climb up to second in the Premier League standings, level on points with Arsenal, two behind league leaders Leicester City, and four above Manchester City.

Fixtures
Tue 14 Jul 20 21:15 PM (SAST)
Chelsea
Norwich City
Stamford Bridge
Wed 15 Jul 20 19:00 PM (SAST)
Manchester City
AFC Bournemouth
Etihad Stadium
Wed 15 Jul 20 19:00 PM (SAST)
Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur
St. James' Park
Results
Mon 13 Jul 20
Manchester United 2
Southampton 2
Sun 12 Jul 20
AFC Bournemouth 4
Leicester City 1
Sun 12 Jul 20
Tottenham Hotspur 2
Arsenal 1
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Liverpool
35
30
93
2. Manchester City
35
23
72
3. Chelsea
35
18
60
4. Leicester City
35
17
59