Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino maintains his side’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League remain”in our hands” even though defeat Liverpool.

Spurs were beaten after a 90th-minute Toby Alderweireld particular goal, but the Argentine believes they can still attain a top-four finish.

“We were unfortunate to concede [the winner] as we dominated Liverpool from the second half,” he said.

“We’re disappointed however the emotion and feeling will help us”

Lucas Moura’s equaliser cancelled out Roberto Firmino’s Liverpool opener, even until Alderweireld switched the ball on his own line.

Four teams are fighting for two Champions League qualification places and, whereas Tottenham remain in third place on 6 1 points, they are just 1 point ahead of Chelsea in sixth.

Fifth-place Arsenal may also be a point behind Spurs, however they can leapfrog their north London rivals if they win their match at your fingertips at home to Newcastle on Monday.

“It is now a mini-league and you will find just seven matches left, however we are in the top four,” added Pochettino.

“it’s so vital for the club to maintain top four by the conclusion of the growing season and we need to continue to keep our confidence and confidence”

Tottenham will start their Travels tenure at their new arena in their second game against Crystal Palace on Wednesday, and the manager says that his players are”heroes” for maintaining their own position”from the situation”.

“Now we begin zero and we can reach what we desire,” he said.

“You can’t only judge us on the positioning in the table but all the conditions, like playing Wembley.

“My players deserve a whole lot of credit and we have already been so competitive during the last few decades.”


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