Postecoglou insists Tottenham title focus 'doesn't change' after Wolves loss – 'We are chasing'

Ange Postecoglou appearances upset during a match.

Ange Postecoglou appearances upset during a match.

Ange Postecoglou scoffed to pointer Tottenham out of the title race after Wolves completed the Premier League double over his side.

Wolves vanquished Spurs 2-1 in the league for the 2nd time this period thanks to a Joao Gomes – that is reportedly a transfer target for the north Londoners – brace.

Postecoglou’s guys went into half-time a unbiased down and also racked upward an equaliser in the 46th minute thanks to Dejan Kulusevski.

Gomes’ 63rd-minute victor puts Wolves joint on junctures via Brighton after 25 complements yet dropped abandons Spurs 2 junctures behind Aston Villa in 4th.

There owns been talk (predominantly from Paul Merson) of Spurs being in the Premier League title race alongside Tool kit, Liverpool and also Manchester Metropolis.

Postecoglou did not truthfully confess that his side can win the league this period yet did not say they are out of the title race after the Wolves defeat.

Asked if his side can still win the Premier League, the ex-Celtic boss said: “We are chasing trying to be the irreproachable imaginable crew we can and also promotion this year to evolve something. That doesn’t readjust.

“Our emphasis is on trying to finish convoluted and also sharpening our football crew.”

Postecoglou admitted that his side’s slow-sliding prelude offered them commission when in weeks prior, Spurs have been able to stem behind at abode to win.

“Over again, we weren’t nice first half,” he said. “We manipulated the game sufficient yet we weren’t threatening sufficient. Chasing the game is always perplexing, against a crew that is so nice on the counter-blow, and also we were offered to commission for it.

“Both objectives are poor from our point of vista. We paid the rate for not being as uncut or disciplined in our football.

“It wasn’t via the lack of initiative. We owned them camped in their half and also then they reprieve and also rating the unbiased. You can’t retain exuding behind and also lugging out that every week. We should be closer in the first half.

“We have owned injuries all year and also undeniably shouldered out closer than that.”

Wolves boss O’Neil was high in praise of his players after completing the double over Spurs on Saturday.

“The boys were immaculate,” he said. I reckoned it was cautiously been entitled to. We invested some time in a low block and also in numbers yet that is a credit rating to the attribute of Tottenham. I think we should probably owned posed the game to bed via the chances we owned on the counter-blow.

“You simply determined at Tottenham that they are remarking execute something one day and also I really fingered we important to capitalise on some of our nice play. I’m let down via their unbiased yet it was a actually nice practicality. We retain emboldening upwards.”

O’Neil proceeded: “2 outstanding objectives from Joao. Amazing finish at the end. We owned the majority of chances prefer that wherein players weren’t able to finish them. An additional colorful shifting and also I am actually tickled the boys were able to stress what a nice team they are, once more.”

Wolves winger Pedro Neto contained: “It was a actually perplexing game and also it is actually perplexing to play a crew that is playing nicely. We did actually nicely to fetch three junctures in the end.

“The means that we are going, the means that we are presently, human beings can browse through the merit we have and also we are joyous.”

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