Mauricio Pochettino was very spiky with ITV when interviewed before the game. The immense pressure was showing.
But it got a good performance from the players, and after a 3-1 win he was able to admit to the same broadcaster that he had been feeling it.
“It’s not easy” he confessed to Mark Pougatch.
These results mean a lot, and this buys him a lot of time which he desperately needed. But you’re only as good as your last few results, as he knows better than most.
You can see the coach speaking in the clip embedded here: