Tottenham Hotspur It took some time to go within the Week 1 match at residence vs. SouthamptonHowever as soon as the saints left them within the mud. After shedding 1-0 to Sutton early on, they fell behind on targets from Ryan Sessegnon, Eric Der, Dejan Kulusevski and Mohamed Salisu’s personal aim to win the match 4-1.
Antonio Conte was definitely happy together with his group’s efficiency within the first week. And right here had been Conte’s fast ideas after the match, as given for at this time’s match on BBC:
“It was an ideal begin for us, regardless of falling behind. We began nicely as a result of we had been main the sport however conceded a aim, however then we stored enjoying and we stored believing in what we had been engaged on in coaching.
“I appreciated the match loads for the end result, however particularly the way in which the end result was created – creating many possibilities to attain, good possession, excessive and medium urgent, and we had been good after we misplaced the ball and the depth to attempt to get it again.
“I noticed quite a lot of constructive issues, however we’re solely within the first match. Immediately we noticed the summer time work with my gamers.” Dian [Kulusevski] She had a huge effect but in addition final season. He and Rodrygo [Bentaceur] Actually built-in with the group. Diane continued on this path however he has to proceed to work on this means together with his angle and ambition. He has an important ambition – he needs to grow to be probably the greatest gamers in his function. I believe that ambition is sweet, if he’s humble and retains working he can do it.”
Conte salvaged a few of the most reward for Ryan Sessegnon in his post-match press convention. Cess scored two within the web on Saturday (one was referred to as up for offside) and terrorized Tottenham academy graduate Kyle Walker Peters all through the match.
“I’m actually pleased for Ciss as a result of to begin with we’re working very nicely with him, particularly from a bodily viewpoint as a result of prior to now this participant has had many accidents. After one month and two months and once more – an damage or a muscle drawback. He’s working nicely. Good and we give him stability from a bodily viewpoint.It is extremely vital to signal a participant like Ivan Perisic as a result of he can see the way in which to attempt to be taught one thing from Ivan.
“We’re speaking about an actual vital participant and an important participant. Generally it’s good to herald a participant in your group who’s a little bit older however on the similar time a great participant with expertise who can enhance the younger participant in your group. I’m actually pleased that he performed a great recreation at this time. Emerson performed a great recreation. We’ve to proceed in the identical means.
“If you happen to bear in mind three or 4 minutes earlier than there was a cross and we had been actually upset [Sess] As a result of he needed to assault him, however then we celebrated his aim. 5 minutes earlier than he was not in the appropriate place, seeing the other was good. He has to maintain exhibiting that high quality.”
Spurs had been with out Oliver Skipp resulting from damage and Richarlison resulting from suspension, and Conte opted to start out the primary recreation of the season with none of his new signings. Ivan Perisic, Yves Bisoma, Clement Lenglet and Judd Spence had been all named to the bench, and whereas everybody lastly made it onto the pitch, Conte was requested why he selected to start out the 12 months with the identical gamers he completed the event with.
“I, I’m not shocked as a result of I believe I used frequent sense. In the meanwhile we begin the brand new season and the previous gamers did an important job final season to get a spot within the Champions League.
My message was very clear. I belief the previous gamers loads and in the intervening time they’re extra dependable than the brand new gamers as a result of they should work with us and apply their soccer information. With the previous gamers I am a step forward in comparison with the brand new gamers. I believe it was proper after this match and after the ultimate feeling.
“I’m actually pleased as a result of we’ve got new signings who will go into our course of and be taught shortly to enhance and on the similar time they need to know that they need to struggle and provides me the potential for rotation. In the meanwhile we play as soon as per week however in September it will likely be three video games per week and it is very important rotate with out shedding High quality and the membership agreed with me.”
Tottenham’s subsequent recreation might be an excellent greater problem – they journey to Stamford Bridge to play for Chelsea at The Solar. August 14.