Mauricio Pochettino says 2-1 victory over Arsenal was most satisfying win as Spurs head coach


Mauricio Pochettino has lead Tottenham to some impressive victories.

Quoted on the official Tottenham Twitter account, head coach Pochettino told a fans’ forum that his most satisfying game since taking charge of Spurs was the 2-1 victory over Arsenal last season.

Pochettino has highlighted that victory over Arsenal as being his most satisfying game as Tottenham boss, and it is certainly an answer which will endear him to the Spurs fans.

The head coach also had high praise for his players for the 4-1 victory over West Ham last weekend, as well as the League Cup Final last season, despite seeing his team lose to Chelsea.

The game last season against Arsenal was a truly typical Pochettino performance, with Harry Kane netting both goals in a 2-1 win.

Despite falling behind to a first-half Mesut Ozil strike, Kane tied the game early in the second period, and scored the winner with just minutes left.

It put the Lilywhites above Arsenal in the Premier League table, and although they ended up below their local rivals, the game was a high-point in Tottenham’s season.

It is a surprise that Pochettino has not mentioned the 5-3 victory over Chelsea on New Year’s Day 2015 as one of his favourite wins, especially as that seemed to indicate the arrival of this current Tottenham team as a side built by the Argentine boss.

Spurs currently sit below Arsenal this season, on 25 points in fifth place. But if they continue playing as they have been under Pochettino, there will be more satisfying victories in the coming months, and a likely Champions League finish this term.

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