Tottenham’s Lucas Moura: We performed too lots of extensive balls and weren’t intense ample towards Arsenal
ucas Mouras has accused Tottenham of enjoying also several prolonged balls and states “we didn’t try out to have the ball” in Sunday’s humiliation at Arsenal.
Spurs head mentor Nuno Espirito Santo took the blame for a 3-1 defeat, admitting he built “negative conclusions” and his sport strategy “did not operate”.
The defeat has lifted additional questions about Nuno’s type and tactical acumen, and Lucas criticised the overall performance, expressing Spurs ended up also immediate and not aggressive more than enough at the Emirates.
“The sensation is very, very poor. We know what it usually means for the fans, for the club and of study course we desired to gain, we desired a various final result,” Lucas said.
“It is not a time to communicate. It is really a time to be silent and operate tricky. It was a really bad game, it didn’t do the job at all.
“I imagine they took gain of our issues. We gave them much too much place. And we didn’t participate in. We failed to check out to perform. We didn’t consider to have the ball.
“ We have top quality to have the ball, to make, to do a lot more than what we did. So a lot of long balls. We ended up not intense adequate and they punished us.
“Even 3- down, it was not completed. Second fifty percent we did distinctive, it was quite [good]. But it was much too late, 3- from the initially fifty percent was incredibly difficult to convert above.
“But we tried, we fought until the close but it was not enough we are not satisfied and we have to have to make improvements to.”
Regardless of a 3rd London derby defeat on the bounce and the first time since 2003 Spurs have conceded a few or more times in a few consecutive matches, Lucas named for tranquil.
“We want to operate extra. We need to be extra aggressive, we need to do the job extra, perform tougher,” he stated.
“But we are unable to be insane. It can be only the commencing of the season. We have a lot of game titles to perform so we require to boost as before long as achievable.
“It is Leading League. Each and every match is challenging, every single video game is a war. The initial 3 game titles was fantastic, especially in opposition to [Manchester] Metropolis. I really don’t know why we adjusted our intellect towards [Crystal] Palace, it did not perform.
“We failed to know how to react soon after but we need to respond as soon as probable. We need to improve. Like I mentioned, we have the top quality to do far better.
“We will need to know how to go this moment, how to encounter this instant. We’re all great players who have good quality to increase. To do greater. That’s the Leading League, which is soccer.”