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Mauricio Pochettino congratulates Manchester City on title win

Pochettino congratulates City on title win
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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says that Manchester City deserved to win the Premier League title.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has offered his congratulations to Manchester City for winning this season's Premier League title.

City defeated Pochettino's Spurs 3-1 on Saturday evening before West Bromwich Albion's shock win at Manchester United confirmed them as champions the following day.

"I want to congratulate Pep Guardiola and all the coaching staff and players. I think they deserve the title and they are the best team in the Premier League and that is why I want to congratulate them," Pochettino told reporters in his pre-match press conference ahead of Tuesday's trip to Brighton & Hove Albion.

"They were the best of course and in football in a whole season when you are the most consistent team you are capable to win and I think they were the best team. To win the Premier League you need to be the best."

Spurs are almost guaranteed Champions League football this season, sitting in fourth place with a seven-point lead over fifth-placed Chelsea ahead of the Brighton match.


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Mauricio Pochettino during the Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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