Mauricio Pochettino accuses Tottenham of ‘arrogance’ and ‘complacency’

• Spurs manager questions side’s trophy-winning credentials
• Southampton come back from half-time deficit to win 2-1

Mauricio Pochettino was damning in his assessment of his Tottenham players after they threw away a first-half lead to lose 2-1 to Southampton, accusing them of “complacency” and “arrogance” and suggesting they do not have the mental strength required to win major honours.

Tottenham looked on course for victory, having taken the lead through Harry Kane’s 26th-minute goal. They were utterly dominant against relegation-threatened opponents but then came a quite incredible second-half turnaround as Southampton recorded their first home victory over Spurs since returning to the Premier League in 2012. Yan Valery equalised before James Ward-Prowse scored the winner nine minutes from time.

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