Spurs boss Ryan Mason: "We weren't clinical" against Leeds.

Leeds 3-1 Tottenham


Spurs interim boss Ryan Mason. [Getty]
Spurs interim boss Ryan Mason. [Getty]

Spurs interim boss Ryan Mason was disappointed with how his team failed to be clinical when they traveled to Leeds on Saturday afternoon.


The Tottenham Hotspur fans will want the season to come to an end after a 3-1 defeat to Marcelo Bielsa’s Peacocks at Elland Road confirmed the Lilywhites won’t be involved in the Champions League next season.


Stuart Dallas broke the deadlock in the 13th minute but Son Heung-min responded for the Lilywhites 12 minutes later and it looked like the awayside were going to step up a notch and get a hold of the match.


However, it was Leeds, who looked more energised and they got their reward via Patrick Bamford just before the break.


Rodrigo then finished off the win with a calm finish in the 84th minute to seal all three points for the homeside.


Following the game, Ryan Mason told BT Sport: "We had moments but we weren't clinical enough at times.


"They started bright but we got back. At 1-1, there was an offside decision and I'm shocked. I don't think it was right. People don't understand momentum in football and how those decisions can affect you.


"I've seen it back. My first look, second look, and 10th look tell me that it's not offside. At 1-1, it's a big moment. In my opinion, they got that one wrong.


"Leeds know what they're doing, they play a certain way and it took us a while to get into the game.


"In the second half, we were the better team. The moments we had, you have to take them in these games.


"Today was a massive game for us, to lose it hurts. It's difficult to win in the Premier League but we've got to have our full attention on next week now."



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