Spurs manager Pochettino disappointed with defeat against Bayern.

Updated: Oct 2, 2019

Pochettino says Tottenham faced a clinical Bayern Munich side on Tuesday evening.

Tottenham Hotspur fell to a 7-2 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday night and manager Mauricio Pochettino said he was disappointed with the result.

Serge Gnabry scored four goals and Robert Lewandowski registered a brace as a clinical Bayern inflicted the north London side with their heaviest ever defeat in Europe at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Son Heung-min broke the deadlock in the 12th minute but Joshua Kimmich levelled things up for the awayside three minutes later.

Robert Lewandowski scored his 55th Champions League goal as the visitors took the lead at the stroke of halftime. Serge Gnabry increased the deficit with a solo effort in the 53rd minute and scored again moments later to make it 4-1.

Harry Kane gave Tottenham hope by putting his penalty past Manuel Neuer on the hour mark, but, the Bundesliga champions were not satisfied with the score and they responded through former Arsenal winger Gnabry, who registered his hat-trick in the 83rd minute.

Lewandowski and Gnabry struck again in the 87th and 88th minutes to make it 7-2 as Bayern went top of Group B with six points from two games.

When the Spurs boss was asked what happened to his players against Bayern tonight, he told BT Sport: "I don't need too much time to explain. We played 30 mins well, started well, pressing high. But we were unlucky that we conceded in the first minute of the half.

"They were very clinical. After we scored the penalty for two we had chances to score the third. But from the 83rd and 88th minute we conceded three more goals. 



"In football it can happen. Every single touch went in. We are very disappointed and very upset but we have to stay together. I think we are strong in our mentality. 


"Maybe you are bored about my speech but football is today not yesterday. It is always is about the show. You have to do it today and tomorrow. It is not about experiences and what happened three months ago. 


"We are disappointed. Every single touch from Bayern was clinical. They scored with every touch. It is tough to accept. You have to move on.


Asked if it was a psychological blow to his Lilywhites, the Argentine replied: "This type of situation you have to face. It is tough and you need to be strong and keep going. Stay together, help each other and be all together. 


“When you receive this type of result it is important to bounce back and believe in yourself. It is the only way to recover."



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