Lord Sugar criticises Mauricio Pochettino’s team selection

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to Troy Deeney of Watford after the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on December 2, 2017...

Tottenham Hotspur failed to win against Watford at Vicarage Road in the Premier League on Saturday.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to Troy Deeney of Watford after the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on December 2, 2017...

Lord Sugar has criticised Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino’s team selection on social networking site Twitter.

The former Tottenham chairman has suggested that Pochettino should have included Erik Lamela in the starting lineup against Watford on Saturday afternoon.

The Argentina international attacking midfielder started the Premier League game at Vicarage Road on the substitutes’ bench and came on in the 64th minute.

Former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar has suggested on Twitter that 25-year-old Lamela, who can also operate as a winger, should have started the match against Watford, which ended in a 1-1 draw.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur reacts during the Premier League match between Watford and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on December 2, 2017 in Watford, England.

Hamza Choudhury of Leicester City shakes hands with Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium...

Tottenham’s performance against Watford was disappointing and left much to be desired.

Failure to pick up all three points at Vicarage Road has further dented Spurs’ chances of winning the Premier League title this season.

Spurs are sixth in the Premier League table at the moment with 25 points from 15 matches, as many as 15 points behind leaders Manchester City, who have a game in hand.

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