Pochettino ‘very pleased’ after 3-0 Cardiff win

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino was full of praise for his players after their 3-0 away win against Cardiff City this evening.

Three goals within the first 26 minutes from Harry Kane, Christian Eriksen, and Son Heung-Min meant tonights encounter in South Wales was all but over by half-time.

Spurs boss Pochettino spoke of how happy he was with his sides energy and tempo after a tough festive fixture period.

“I’m very pleased, the one thing I need to say is we suffered without rest between the games and therefore from the players it was magnificent.’’ Pochettino told Sky Sports.

“They deserve full credit. It was a very tough period for us.

“The energy we showed from the beginning was fantastic to dominate the game. We knew that it would be difficult to open the score and we wanted from the beginning to have a high tempo. We found the solution in the first 20 minutes.

Spurs win sees them move above Man City into second, with Pep Guardiola’s side set to face Premier League leaders Liverpool in a mouthwatering clash on Thursday.

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