Anch Postecogglu, manager of Tottenham Hotspur, updates the fitness of Son Heung-min and Tanguy Ndombele before coming to Thailand. After not being named in the warm-up game against West Ham yesterday.
Warm-up game of two Premier League clubs at Optus Stadium, Perth, Australia. Yesterday (Tuesday , July 18, 2023) was Tottenham Hotspur ‘s first pre-season game. While West Ham United had just beaten Perth Glory 6-2 at this stadium three days ago . This Sunday , July 23 , 2023
For this game, West Ham took the lead 1-0 in the 18th minute from the moment Jarrod Bowen set up the fort to open from the starboard side to the far post for Danny Ings to head up. Pass the ball into the net That’s not enough. In the 23rd minute The Hammer” moved to a 2-0 distance when Emerson opened the ball for Diwin Mubama to head off the point blank. But in the second half, in the 69th minute, the Spurs hit the egg. Ivan Presic opened the ball from the right side into the penalty area for Davinson Sanchez to make a header for Giovanni Lo Celso to hit the burning range and transport the ball into the goal . “Golden Spikes Chicken” followed as 1-2
In the 71st minute, Spurs equalized 2-2 until from the corner on the right side. Destiny Udogi headed backwards, the ball hit the far post. But West Ham used the counter-attack. And once again taking the lead at 3-2. Pablo Fornals pierced through the hole for Gianluca Scamacha to come off. As a solo and shoot past substitute goalkeeper Brendon Austin. The rest of the time, there are no more goals. End of the สมัคร ufabet game, West Ham beat Spurs 3-2.
After the game, Spurs manager Ansch Postecoglou confirmed that the injury that ruled Tanguy Ndombele out of this friendly was a “no injury”. The Frenchman was absent from yesterday’s game after injuring his ankle in training. While Son Heung-min was also absent from the Spurs squad against West Ham, with Son, Eric Dier, Jed Spence and Joe Rodon all close to full fitness .
Speaking after his first game as Spurs head coach, Postecoglu said: “Tanguy picked up an ankle injury yesterday in training. Nothing serious It kept him out of the field today ′′ Sonny has only practiced 2 times since he came to us. We decided not to use him tonight. Today he’s been working hard in training, he’s with Eric Dier, Ged Spence and Joe Rodon .
Postecoglou admitted that the goals the team conceded were partly to blame for him. Since he has not yet worked on the defense of set-pieces with his new players. “Some of the goals we conceded came from me. We didn’t work hard on the defensive and surrounding structures. set-piece or something like that I can’t expect them to understand all the formats.” football.london quote Postecogglu “I think most of the defensive games. We can press really well. And we don’t give them too many chances like you said. But we don’t want to concede a goal when they create fewer chances. And they’re not where they need to be. There are some things we have to keep improving which is normal as they get fitter to play this kind of football. We are still in the early stages.”
Spurs created plenty of chances at the Optus Stadium but were disappointed by a poor finish – they netted 30 times, compared to West Ham’s only four. Postecoglu, however, was delighted to see his side perform. “Determination” to implement his methods And he also praised four of his debut players Destiny Udogi, James Maddison, Guillermo Vicario and Manor Solomon, with the latter especially looking exceptional.
“Obviously we work very hard in training. And I don’t expect the boys to be very sharp because this is the stage where you’re rushing to build up your fitness. But we are working on a lot of things,” Postecoglu added. “We want to see something there. And both halves have sincere intentions from the children. to try to adapt to what we are doing sometimes it looks good But we still do a lot. At the start of trying to create the way we want to play and our structure, for me, it’s important that they try to implement it. and for the most part it was very good.”
When asked about the performance of the newly signed players Postecoglou added: ” Yes, I think Manor, Destiny, Vic and Madders have all adapted well, but to be honest it’s like I’m working with 30 new signings because they’re all new to me . I just arrived at Tottenham. They’ve been here for a while. But they’re doing things a little differently.” “I’m looking at things. From an overall point of view, but they (the new signings) showed good things in training. We think they have qualities that we think will enhance our football.”
For the next match program, Spurs have a queue to visit Thailand, meeting with Leicester City on Sunday, July 23 at Rajamangala National Stadium. before heading to Singapore to face the Lion City Sailors on July 26.