Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Antonio Conte, coach of Tottenham Hotspur, expressed his anger at his players, after the team tied with Southampton with three goals for the same, in the 28th week of the English Premier League.
The Spurs were ahead by 1/3 until the 77th minute, but their hosts managed to hit the net on two occasions and make an adjustment in the final minutes.
“The problem is that we showed that we are not a team, we are just 11 players, I see selfish players, I see players who do not want to help each other, they do not play with heart,” the Italian coach told the BBC’s “Match of the Day” program, after the draw. Eurosport website.
And he continued during the press conference after the end of the match: “They are used to it here, they do not play for something important,” explaining: “They do not want to play under pressure, this is the story of Tottenham, 20 years there is an owner and they did not win anything, why?”
And Conte added: “I tried to hide the situation, but now no, because I repeat, I do not want to see what I saw today (performance), because this is unacceptable, and also for the sake of the followers who follow us and pay tickets to see the team.”
Tottenham Hotspur, with a score of 49 points, is fourth in the Premier League rankings this season, 17 points behind leaders Arsenal.
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