Pochettino: We were better than Chelsea.



Mauricio Pochettino said Tottenham deserved three points when they played Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. The Lilywhites were beaten 2-1 by Chelsea as Antonio Conte's Blues ended Tottenham's Premier League unbeaten run. Christian Eriksen handed the north London side an early lead with a beautiful strike on Saturday, but Pedro levelled for the homeside before Victor Moses scored the winner in the second half. And after the match, Pochettino refused to accept the result was the true reflection of the game.

Read More: Overmars reveals how United sealed Blind's deal. "I think if you analyse the game, we were better [than Chelsea]," Pochettino told BT Sport. "Against a team in very good form at a good level, we competed really well in the first half. "It was a little bit unlucky that we conceded the goal, because we deserved to go in at half-time [winning] 2-0 or 3-0 - never 1-1. I think we deserved more." He continued: "In the second half, we conceded a goal very quickly, but we fought and competed. Then they had the chance and scored the second goal, and it was impossible.

Read More: What has the Premier League taught us so far? "I'm disappointed for the dressing room, but we should be pleased with the way we competed. I think today we competed with a very good team. I have nothing to say about that to my players. "If you put aside the result at the end, we had the possession, we created more than Chelsea and all the statistics are for us - but football is not about just statistics. "We have to be clinical, and the chances that they created, they scored."

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