Harry Kane criticizes Tottenham’s ‘unacceptable’ display after regrettable loss to Slovenian minnows Mura
‘We made IMMATURE mistakes and were punished’: Harry Kane criticizes Tottenham’s ‘unacceptable’ display after regrettable loss to Slovenian minnow Mura, with star forward apologizing to 2,000 traveling fans
Harry Kane made no excuses, describing Tottenham’s performance as ‘immature’ and ‘unacceptable’ after a shocking Europa Conference League loss to Mura on Thursday.
The England captain led Antonio Conte’s team in Slovenia and, after equalizing in the second half, the Spurs appear to have scored at least one point before an inexplicable last-minute collapse.
The winner of Mura striker Amadej Marosa with the last kick of the game wrapped up a terrible night for Spurs, who now need a win against Rennes on matchday six to advance to the round of 16, and Kane admitted that the team’s performance it wasn’t good enough.
Harry Kane made no excuses and described Tottenham’s performance as ‘unacceptable’ against Mura
England captain skippered Antonio Conte’s team in Slovenia on an embarrassing night
“ Really unacceptable, it didn’t start well, we passed a goal from behind, going down to 10 men made it difficult for us, ” he said. BT sport After the match.
“ In the second half we showed some fighting and spirit, we went back to the game and if anyone seemed to score, it would be us, but then an immature mistake at the end to concede a goal.
“We had the whole play, but yeah, it’s unacceptable. But yeah, it was a tough night for us and we have to learn from it … we just didn’t get the work done, these nights away from home can be tough if you don’t get it right and that was the case today.
‘We were calm, we needed to improve our game and we did it, but it was not enough, they scored in the last second of the game and yes, it hurts.
“It is our responsibility as players on the court to go out and win the game and we did not do it today. All credit to them, we have things to learn from, but we have to dust ourselves off.”
Kane scored Tottenham’s equalizer with a skillful shot, but it was in his vein on a night of punishment
Tottenham coach Conte stressed after the game that he was not a ‘magician’ and needed time
When asked how the mood was in the locker room, Kane added: ‘Anger, disappointment, as it should be.
“We were favorites to win this game. We knew we had to be in all aspects, the mentality was the main one, but we made some immature mistakes and we were punished for them and that is what happens in Europe.
“I feel sorry for the fans who travel (2,000 traveled) and the fans at home.”
Spurs coach Conte emphasized after the game that he was not a ‘magician’ and needs time to bridge the ‘gap between Tottenham and the best teams in England’.