White Hart Lane finale 'perfect' - Pochettino

Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford makes a save during his side's clash with Arsenal

Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford makes a save during his side's clash with Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino expects a "special" day on Sunday when his side play Manchester United in the last game at White Hart Lane.

It's enough to bring a tear to the eye of any Spurs fan. It was the last Spurs match at the old stadium, a.

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Spurs gave their home of 118 years the flawless send off on Super Sunday, defeating Manchester United 2-1 thanks to goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane.

Tottenham have remained the only side yet to lose at home this season. "I couldn't be happier".

"We play a different style to West Ham".

Wayne Rooney will go down as the ground's last ever scorer after his late consolation for United but nothing could dampen the spirits of the Spurs' fans and their manager. We had control of the game, we played better and deserved the victory.

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The game was followed by a pitch invasion and then a ceremony involving Spurs greats from yesteryear, a rainbow breaking through the clouds with flawless timing as a shower of white tickertape brought the festivities to a close.

Mourinho made eight changes to the side that reached the Europa League final in midweek with a 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford and they were no match for a home side who would have scored more but for the saves of David de Gea. "We've been third and second so hopefully we can be first next year".

Talent is there along with confidence - and the White Hart Lane send-off gave the players a glimpse of the party that lies in wait if they win a trophy. "We are disappointed, but at the same time we need to move on", Pochettino told Sky Sports. When I have 14, 15 players, I can't do it. We're young but we're getting more experience year in, year out.

"We've just got to go and make it happen".

THERE was no time wasting at White Hart Lane yesterday as demolition crews set to work less than 24 hours after Tottenham played their last game there.

Tottenham hope to occupy their new stadium in 2018-19 - which means home games next season will take place at Wembley.

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