Tottenham’s interim manager Cristian Stellini took full responsibility for himself after the 1-6 defeat to Newcastle.
In the 32nd round of the English Premier League, Tottenham as a guest on the field of Newcastle. Spurs were disappointed when they let the opponent lead 5-0 after only 21 minutes of play. In the second half, each team scored 1 goal. The match ended with a score of 6-1 in favor of the “Chicken”.
It was Newcastle’s heaviest win in the Premier League since January 2011 against West Ham (5-0). As for Spurs, they received the biggest defeat in the Premier League since December 2013 to Liverpool (0-5).
Tottenham have now been left in the race for the Top 4. Tottenham’s interim coach Cristian Stellini has taken full responsibility for himself after the defeat to Newcastle. “It’s my responsibility to make the best decisions for the club, but obviously we didn’t play well against Newcastle,” he said.
“I admit that I made a tactical mistake, and I take responsibility for this defeat. It’s hard to understand why the first 25 minutes are so bad. Why switch to 4 defenders? To energize the players, but obviously the system didn’t work well today.”
“We were in a good mood before the game but if you don’t show this during the game you will pay the price. I am the coach and I have to protect my players. Today I have to take this responsibility.”