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Ange Postecoglou 'loses temper' with fan doing Man City game

FootballMay 15, 14:33
During a 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur's head coach Ange Postecoglou appeared to "lose his temper" with a Spurs fan.
Spurs were in a must-win situation against Manchester City to maintain their chances of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
However, a second-half double from Erling Haaland dashed Tottenham's hopes of participating in Europe's premier competition and propelled City towards potentially securing their fourth consecutive Premier League title.
The match presented a dilemma for some Tottenham supporters. A victory would keep their Champions League dreams alive but would also increase arch-rival Arsenal's chances of winning the Premier League.
A tie would eliminate Tottenham's Champions League aspirations and still favor Arsenal for the league title, whereas a defeat would make City the frontrunner on the last day of the season.
Due to these circumstances, several Tottenham fans preferred a loss to City, even chanting "are you watching Arsenal" while trailing 1-0.
Postecoglou was visibly displeased with his fanbase's attitude, and after enduring about an "hour" of a fan near the benches urging him to throw the game, he finally confronted the supporter.
Postecoglou stated, "The last 48 hours have revealed to me that the foundations are fairly fragile."
He added, "That's how I feel - like I say the last 48 hours have revealed a fair bit to me and that's alright, it just means I've got to go back to the drawing board with some things."
Regarding the chants from fans about Arsenal, Postecoglou responded, "Not interested mate, don't care."
"When asked about what was 'revealed' to him, he remarked, "Outside, inside, everywhere, it's been an interesting exercise."
Postecoglou further explained, "It's just my observations, I'm not going to tell you because it's for me, I'm the one that's got to do it, so, you can make your own, fairly, sort of... Accurate assessment of what's happened and I understand, I probably misread the situation as to what I think is important in your endeavour to become a winning team but that's okay, that's why I'm here."
He added, "Maybe I'm out of step but I don't care, I just want to win, I want to be successful at this football club, that's why I was brought - what other people, how they want to feel and what their priorities are, are of zero interest to me."
Postecoglou emphasized, "I know what's important to build a winning team and that's what I want to concentrate on."
He acknowledged, "I can't dictate what people do, they're allowed to express themselves in any way they want, but when we've got late winners in games, it's because the crowd has helped us."
Given their lesser goal difference, there exists a possibility that Spurs could end up as low as seventh should they lose their last match and if Newcastle United and Chelsea secure victories in both of their upcoming games.
Spurs are set to visit the last-place Sheffield United on the season's final day - securing just a draw in that match would ensure they finish fifth.
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