Antonio Conte backs Burnley vs Tottenham postponement as he calls on Spurs to ‘exploit’ situation | Latest News Headlines
Antonio Conte backs Burnley vs Tottenham postponement as he calls on Spurs to ‘exploit’ situation
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Ottenham manager Antonio Conte has said the decision to postpone Sunday’s Premier League game against Burnley was a “big disappointment”, but hopes his side can exploit the situation by using extra time on the pitch. ‘coaching.
Despite the best efforts of Burnley’s ground staff to clear the pitch, relentless snow continued to cover the playing surface and the decision to call the game was made after an inspection by referee Peter Bankes and in collaboration with respective managers Conte and Sean Dyche. .
“A big disappointment because we were ready to play and prepared for the game and all the trips,” Conte said afterwards.
“But at the same time, I think the Premier League made the right decision to save the day for the players and the fans. For everyone. It’s disappointing but the decision was right.
“Ten minutes before the snow is worse than before and in these conditions it’s not football. I want to play football, I want to play. In this kind of situation, it is impossible. There is a serious risk of injury and it is not good.
“Of course we have to exploit the situation, have a training session tomorrow to prepare for two important games against Brentford and Norwich. We will have more time to prepare and will have to exploit in the right way.
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