Pochettino Juan Foyth is not to blame for Spurs defeat

first_imgTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists Juan Foyth’s costly error was not the reason behind their 4-2 derby defeat to Arsenal on SundayDespite taking a half-time 2-1 lead through goals from Eric Dier and Harry Kane, Spurs conceded three times after the break.Alexandre Lacazette’s goal, in particular, caught the eye after Foyth was robbed from possession within his own half before the Frenchman’s deflected 20-yard strike went into the net.Lacazette’s effort handed Arsenal the lead back with Lucas Torreira finishing things off shortly afterwards.But Pochettino refused to blame Foyth and claimed the Argentine defender was one of Spurs’ best players on the day.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“How many players on the halfway line miss the pass? A lot,” said Pochettino, according to Goal.“And then it is 50 metres to arrive at the goal. Because he is young it is easy to blame him, it is easy.“But for me, Juan was one of the best players on the pitch. If we put this pass that wasn’t good in that action out of the 90 minutes, by far [he] was the best. By far.”20-year-old Foyth has made five appearances for Spurs this season.last_img read more

Street agitation if no understanding over polls BNP

first_img.BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday warned that their party will wage a street agitation if the government fails to reach an understanding over holding the 11th parliamentary polls under a neutral government, reports UNB.”People won’t accept if the government again tries to hold a 5-January 2014 election ignoring our demand for having a non-party election-time neutral administration. People will take to the streets to realise their demand,” he said.Mosharraf, a standing committee member Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), came up with the remarks while speaking at a discussion arranged by Jatiyatabadi Jubo Dal at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, marking the 53rd birthday of BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman.Mentioning that prime minister Sheikh Hasina in 1996 had said that no fair election can be held under a partisan government, he alleged that she is now denying it in her own interest. “People are now worried about the next election process.”The BNP leader said their chairperson Khaleda Zia will unveil the framework of the election-time supportive government at a suitable time. “We would like to call upon the government to take steps to hold the next polls in a credible manner with the participation of all parties accepting our framework.”He said the government wants to hang onto power through a stage-managed election after convicting BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia and the party’s senior leaders as it has got sacred of facing a debacle in fair polls.”I would like to say it clearly that people won’t allow the government to hold the next polls under Sheikh Hasina,” the BNP leader added.He also urged the government to create a level-playing field from now on to ensure a proper election atmosphere and the participation of all parties in the general election.Speaking at the programme, BNP vice chairman Barkatullah Bulu said the government can publish a list of their party leaders whom they want not to take part in the next polls. “Then we’ll put our second or third category of leaders as candidates to contest the election against you. Even after that, you won’t get more than 50 seats.”He also said people will not allow anybody to hold any election in the country keeping Khaleda out of the race.last_img read more