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Why we lost 2-1 to Liverpool - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino insisted he is not worried after Tottenham slipped to a second successive Premier League defeat with a 2-1 home loss to Liverpool.

Goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino proved enough to give Liverpool the points despite Erik Lamela's injury-time effort for Spurs, who had a late penalty shout waved away.

The defeat came on the back of another 2-1 reverse at the hands of Watford prior to the international break.

In a post-match media conference, Pochettino was asked if much of his squad returning from the World Cup late has had an impact on his side's performances, but he replied: "I don't want now to complain about the World Cup.

"From the beginning I told you it's a massive challenge, the toughest season since we started. It's a challenge to work with a team that arrived a few days before the start of the competition. But I'm not going to complain.

"I think because after three victories all was fantastic and now after two defeats it's not a disaster. The most important is to keep the balance. I am not worried I promise you.

"We are going to win a lot of games. I trust completely in my squad, not 100 per cent but 200 per cent. That is my feeling. I've not changed my feeling from one or two months ago."

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