Pochettino Acknowledge Inferior before Zidane
Tottenham Hotspur coach, Mauricio Pochettino, did not hide his admiration for Real Madrid team architect Zinedine Zidane. However, he makes sure his team will try to win when met in the Champions League.
Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur are both in Group H of the Champions League group phase and have six points.
Both will meet at the Santiago Bernabeu in the third game, Tuesday (17/10/2017).
Mauricio Pochettino did not deny that he admired the figure of Zidane since he was still active as a soccer player.
“Real Madrid have proven that they are the best team in the world and besides, to be honest, I have weaknesses against Zidane, both as footballers and coaches,” Pochettino said.
The career paths of Pochettino and Zidane had come into contact when both were active as footballers.
Exactly, when Pochettino played for Espanyol and Zidane for Real Madrid.
However, Pochettino ensured that Zidane’s admiration was not an indication that he had given up before the match.
“Spurs will do everything to win, of course we will do everything we can to play well and earn three points,” he said.