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“We presented them the three points” – Brendan Rodgers states Tottenham didn’t defeat his squad
By Eddie Razo -

Tottenham Hotspur winger Steven Bergwijn played hero at the King Power Stadium as the 24-year-old scored the game-tying and game-winning goal in extra time. Leicester City appeared to have the three points until some bad defending in the final minutes led to their demise. 

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers believes that Tottenham didn’t win the match more so that his squad presented the north London club three points with their defending in extra time. 

“It was 93 minutes of really good work. We showed good resilience in defense. The goals we scored were terrific,” Rodgers told BT Sport (via Team Talk) “To concede the equalizer was disappointing to happen so late, but the winner was a very poor goal to concede. It is hard to not have taken anything from the game.”

“It’s managing the game. Fundamentally, we missed out on key moments leading to the second goal, and the third goal, Youri [Tielemans] knows he can never make that pass; it was really naive from him. That was a great opportunity tonight, but you have to see that through. I don’t think Tottenham won the game; we presented them the three points. It’s bitterly disappointing, but we have to get back on the training pitch and again for the weekend.”

The loss to Tottenham is a significant blow to Leicester City, who continues to flounder in the middle of the table. The Foxes now sit 12 points out of a UEFA Champions League spot following the loss.

Meanwhile, Spurs took all three points and positioned themselves one point behind West Ham United for fourth place. After a tough start to the season, resulting in a managerial change, Tottenham manager Antonio Conte has them fighting for a possible return to the Champions League next season. 

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chrism090861
chrism090861
3 months ago

Yeah, he should have been more like ‘How the F&%k did we not get spanked 8-2 tonight’ !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Harry
Harry
3 months ago

Think he was watching another match, from what I saw, we had more possession, on the front foot, created more chances, and deserved to win. If anything it was us who presented them with their two goals.

Mark Baldwin
Mark Baldwin
3 months ago

Meaningless twaddle from Rogers. Had they won 2-1, you might just as well say they didn’t win it, but that we lost it by missing so many chances and giving them a crap first goal.

James McKevitt.
James McKevitt.
3 months ago

Brendan can see that top four club management dream disappearing over the horizon.

Jager
Jager
3 months ago

Tielemans was abysmal all throughout the game. And Legolas at the back had a shocker as usual.

Glory Costs Too Much
Glory Costs Too Much
3 months ago

Bad loser apparently. I only saw the highlights but we should have buried them in normal time.

East Stand
East Stand
3 months ago

I can understand his frustration over losing it that late, but as you say, we were the better side. He needs to pick his players up after that so he can’t slaughter them but we fully deserved the win so he should probably be a little more gracious.

Chris
Chris
3 months ago

Brendon trying to outdo Arteta as the biggest prick

East Stand
East Stand
3 months ago
Reply to  Chris

Nobody can out do Arteta on that front, a precious and arrogant little tit, who rates himself far too highly…

Last edited 3 months ago by Easty
JimmyGrievance
JimmyGrievance
3 months ago

Deluded Brendon strikes again…

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