Pochettino on his worst moment as Tottenham head coach so far

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino believes that going behind against Aston Villa back in November was the worst feeling he has experienced as manager.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has told London 24 that his worst moment since arriving at the club was when his side went 1-0 down to Aston Villa in November.

Pochettino made a rather inauspicious start at White Hart Lane and, with the pressure mounting, Spurs put in an awful performance against Villa.

The Lilywhites found themselves 1-0 down after succumbing to to an Andreas Weimann strike, and their display suggested that they had no chance of coming back into the match.

However, after Christian Benteke was sent off, Spurs staged a remarkable comeback and goals from Nacer Chadli and Harry Kane ended up saving Pochettino from more criticism.

“I remember very well my worst moment, on the touchline, 1-0 down against Aston Villa,” he said. “Then it was 1-1 and 2-1 when Harry Kane scored. That was my worst day, I remember my feeling.”

Since that day, things have got better for Pochettino and most Spurs fans are now buying into what he is trying to achieve.

The north London outfit are attempting to bring through a number of their own academy products and have showcased the potential that they have in their ranks.

Tottenham have put in a number of promising performances and Pochettino can pick out two as the highlights of his time at the club so far.

“Two moments - the first was January 1, when we beat Chelsea 5-3, and another was when we beat Arsenal," he revealed. "They were two very good games. “This is the example we need to [follow] next season to improve our game and be more consistent. They are the two good examples for us.”

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