Mauricio Pochettino hopes Tottenham’s Bayern Munich loss can galvanise his team | Football News

Mauricio Pochettino hopes Tottenham’s midweek hammering by Bayern Munich can have an identical galvanising impact to a heavy defeat he endured as a participant.

Pochettino presided over the heaviest lack of his managerial profession when the German champions romped to a 7-2 victory within the Champions League – the primary time Spurs have conceded seven targets at house of their 137-year historical past.

It has deepened the sense that they’re within the midst of a disaster after a rocky begin to the season and has left the Argentine keeping off hypothesis relating to his future forward of Saturday lunchtime’s Premier League go to to Brighton.

However Pochettino is hoping the loss can galvanise his squad in the identical method his Newell’s Previous Boys facet had been within the 1990s after a 6-Zero loss within the Copa Libertadores.

The Argentinian membership, managed on the time by Marcelo Bielsa, shook off that loss and went on to succeed in the ultimate of the match and in addition received the home league.

“We played the first game of the season, and we won,” Pochettino recalled. “Second recreation was Copa Libertadores in opposition to San Lorenzo – 6-Zero at house. It was actually, actually, actually painful. Much like Bayern Munich.

“However that season, we completed by successful the Premier League in Argentina six months later – and even reached the ultimate of the Copa Libertadores, solely shedding to Sao Paulo on penalties after a replay.

“In six months, we modified utterly the notion. Generally this sort of scenario makes you stronger and, after all, higher.

“That’s a very powerful factor. We should be intelligent and study from this sort of scenario.

“However we must do it otherwise for me now. That was 27 years in the past – now it’s a completely different period, a distinct interval of individuals. However after all, it was an expertise.

“I was 19 years previous then and the way I perceived the scenario was completely different to how I see it now.

“However I bear in mind Bielsa speaking to us individually and speaking to the collective, making adjustments and slowly turning across the scenario.

“Soccer adjustments, society probabilities, however the precept and psychology remains to be there 30 years later.”

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