Tottenham supervisor Ange Postecoglou has urged his fees to play with out concern because the Australian makes an attempt to usher in a brand new period of attacking soccer on the high-profile EPL membership.
Postecoglou’s debut within the Tottenham hotseat resulted in a 3-2 loss to West Ham in entrance of 46,266 followers at Perth’s Optus Stadium on Tuesday night time.
Though Postecoglou did not stroll away with a win, the style during which his facet performed was an enormous constructive.
Tottenham unleashed 30 photographs to 4, loved 72 per cent possession and received the nook depend 14-3.
The dominant, attacking show was precisely what Postecoglou needed to see as he makes an attempt to mould his workforce to develop into a horny unit to observe.
A part of that mantra is to again your self in and never be scared of penalties.
Postecoglou feels his workforce took an vital step ahead towards West Ham.
“You sort of know there’s penalties if we do not get that proper,” Postecoglou mentioned of taking dangers.
“However I am making an attempt to supply a construction and a safety to the gamers to encourage them to launch that concern and play that soccer.
“That is the sort of workforce you need to be.
“There’s going to be missteps alongside the best way. It is solely pure.
“However we’re making an attempt to guarantee that the gamers perceive that veering away or shying away from that can simply imply that we find yourself enjoying the soccer I do not need us to play.
“So we have simply acquired to be all in on these things.”
Defensive lapses – particularly from set items – value Tottenham dearly towards West Ham.
However their bravery in making an attempt to play their approach out from the guts of defence created quite a few attacking possibilities all through the night time.
That is precisely what Postecoglou desires to see as he makes an attempt to show Tottenham right into a critical title contender after final season’s disappointing eighth-placed end.
“There was sufficient in that recreation for me to indicate again to the gamers and provides us the muse to work on,” Postecoglou mentioned.
“I imply, we might have performed this recreation and received 1-0 and never proven any of that
“That will be arduous for me, as a result of then meaning we have not made any impression as a training employees within the first type of 10 days.
“However the truth that you are seeing a few of it, which is what I hoped for tonight, (is sweet).”
Star striker Son Heung-min was a shock omission from Tuesday’s pleasant, however Postecoglou mentioned it was merely as a result of truth the South Korean was barely underdone.
England captain Harry Kane, who has been linked with a transfer to Bayern Munich, was quiet within the first half towards West Ham earlier than being amongst 11 modifications on the break.
Postecoglou’s facet will now journey to Bangkok for a pleasant towards Leicester on July 23.