Neutral fans rip into Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino manager

The Tottenham Hotspur manager started Lucas Moura on the bench, opting to play Harry Kane instead.

Mauricio Pochettino manager

Neutral fans on Twitter are laying into Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Tottenham were beaten Champions League finalists on Saturday night as Liverpool beat Pochettino's side 2-0 in Madrid to win the competition for a sixth time.

The Spurs boss raised eyebrows before the game by starting Harry Kane up front instead of Lucas Moura, who scored the second-half hat-trick away at Ajax which ensured the North Londoners reached the final.

Kane hadn't kicked a ball for Tottenham in close to two months, and it showed as he struggled to escape Virgil van Dijk for 90 minutes last night.

 

And here's how neutral fans reacted to what looks like a major error.

You can understand Pochettino's dilemma because, after all, it's Kane, one of the world's most lethal number nines.

Then again, he wasn't fit and Lucas was the sole reason as to why Pochettino's side reached the final in the first place and maybe, just maybe, he should have started the Brazilian and used Kane as the super sub instead.

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