Backup Kane, This explanation Pochettino
London – Harry Kane did not appear in the first minute when Tottenham Hotspur offset Fiorentina in the Europa League. The manager Mauricio Pochettino has a reason why he’s backing the Spurs top scorer.
Fiorentina in the first leg of the Europa League round of 32 at White Hart Lane on Friday (02/20/2015) pm dawn, the Spurs only got a 1-1 draw. Roberto Soldado scored early in the first half rewarded by Jose Maria Basanta nine minutes before halftime.
In the game, there is no name in the starting XI Kane Spurs. Players who already had 23 goals for Spurs in all competitions this season was just sitting on the bench.
New Kane entered in the 66th minute to replace Nacer Chadli. However, the inclusion of Kane was unable to change the outcome of the game.
Pochettino has a reason why he did not lose Kane as a starter in the match. Argentine manager argued he was only doing the rotation because the Spurs are in busy periods.
“We have a lot of games in 17 days, six games, and potentially 10 games in 30 days and we have to give all players the possibility to play,” said Pochettino as quoted Sportsmole.
“But it’s not a big problem to choose the starting XI for tonight or the next game or try to pick the best players to win games,” he added.
The Lilywhites will turn a visit to the headquarters of Fiorentina in the second leg on 26 February.