London – Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, assessing his team had a very limited time off after playing in the Europa League. He also hopes Spurs get extra recovery time.
Spurs have a tendency achieved poor results after playing in the Europa League on Thursday. Of five defeats suffered by the Lilywhites in the Premier League, four of which they can be after playing in the Europa League.
Spurs will face Partizan in Europa League Group C at White Hart Lane on Thursday (11/27/2014). Three days later, they will host Everton in the Premier League event. Everton themselves also have to play in the Europa League in midweek.
According Pochettino, play on Thursday and play again on Sunday less profitable team, also other teams that a similar fate. Argentine manager expects the additional respite day.
“Maybe it was a good idea. For Sunday, we were the same position with Everton. They played in Germany (in Wolfsburg) and we play at home,” said Pochettino at Soccerway.
“Yes, maybe play in Monday is a great idea. Why not? One day a great addition to the recovery of the players. Yes, maybe it’s a good idea,” he continued.
“One day a very nice addition for the players to recuperate because you might play in Turkey, Serbia, or Greece, and you get (at home) at 4 o’clock in the morning,” said Pochettino.
“It changes your sleep and afterwards was a Friday, you have to practice, then Saturday and Sunday and you have to play at 1pm. It was very hard for the players,” he said.