10 Nov 2019, 00:18 IST

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino stated it’s “not possible to really feel pleased” after his facet struggled to a 1-1 draw towards Sheffield United.

George Baldock cancelled out Son Heung-min’s opener 12 minutes from time in Saturday’s conflict to depart Tottenham winless within the Premier League since September.

Pochettino’s males have taken simply three factors from the final 15 on provide and the Argentine conceded his facet didn’t deserve something extra towards their spectacular opponents.

“It was an excellent sport, a tough one for us – they’re an excellent, organised workforce,” he informed BBC Sport. “It was tough to play within the first half, however second half we have been higher. General, it is a truthful end result.

“We knew very nicely how they play – they acquired a attract Chelsea and they’re enjoying so nicely. Probably the most tough factor for us was to match their power. Within the second half we have been a lot better and matched them. I feel they deserve one level.

“I must look ahead and preserve working and attempt to enhance. We aren’t in a superb place within the desk. All the time when you do not win you’re disillusioned and it’s not possible to really feel pleased.”

A 3rd 1-1 attract 4 league matches leaves Tottenham within the backside half of the desk and Pochettino added: “The truth is that for various causes we aren’t exhibiting the performances that we count on.

“We attempt to construct confidence, the workforce is in a interval the place we’re discovering the very best steadiness. I must look ahead and preserve working and attempt to enhance. We aren’t in a superb place within the desk.”

Tanguy Ndombele was substituted at half-time as a consequence of a groin harm and Pochettino felt his facet struggled within the France midfielder’s absence.

“We have to assess him. He felt ache in his groin,” Pochettino stated. “We do not know if it occurred earlier than or throughout the sport however he stated he was OK to play throughout the sport. 

“Then he got here off at half-time and the physician stated to me that may’t play. I feel it affected the workforce.”

United midfielder Baldock equalised through a mishit cross, 16 minutes after team-mate David McGoldrick had a purpose disallowed by VAR for offside towards John Lundstram.

The officers took virtually 4 minutes to adjudge that Lundstram, who had earlier hit the put up with the edges degree, was marginally offside within the build-up to McGoldrick’s end.

Visiting boss Chris Wilder accepted the choice however has questioned why it took so lengthy for play to renew.

“I feel in sure issues you need to go to the method and have an enormous have a look at it in the summertime,” he stated at his post-match press convention.

“It is right here to remain and there is no doubt about it. I went to Everton to observe them play Spurs and the period of time it took was an excessive amount of. It is modified the sport and clearly it will create debate.

“The size of the stoppage does not do anybody any good. If it is offside then we’ve got to cope with it.”

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