Robbie Savage cannot understand why Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino did this

Robbie Savage during the pro-am

Tottenham Hotspur have won just one of their last 10 matches in all competitions.

Robbie Savage has told the Daily Mirror that he believes Mauricio Pochettino’s decision to rest players during Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League campaign simply doesn’t make sense.

Tottenham went into their match against Monaco last month, knowing that they would have to beat the Ligue 1 side to have a chance of progressing in Europe.

Robbie Savage during the pro-am

However, Pochettino decided to leave Jan Vertonghen and Kyle Walker on the substitutes’ bench - as he wanted them fully rested for SpursPremier League match against Chelsea.

In the end, Tottenham went out and lost both matches 2-1 and Pochettino has faced criticism for arguably the first time since taking charge at White Hart Lane.

With Spurs out of Europe, and struggling for victories in the Premier League, frustrations are mounting at the North London club.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

And Savage simply cannot understand why Pochettino decided to rotate his team around for the Monaco match.

“With Toby Alderweireld injured, I could not understand for the life of me why Pochettino would want to go into a critical Champions League game with three of his strongest back four missing. It doesn't make sense,” Savage wrote.

Tottenham have now won just once in their last 10 matches, with their poor form becoming increasingly concerning.

Spurs are back in action at the weekend, when they take on relegation threatened Swansea City at White Hart Lane.

General View of White Hart Lane

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