- Roy Keane believes Tottenham’s inexperience at highest level was evident
- He thinks Spurs should have defended lead like Juventus did when ahead
- Keane said: ‘Juventus found a way to win and Tottenham found a way to lose’
Tottenham’s lack of experience at the highest level cost them against Juventus, according to Roy Keane.
The former Manchester United midfielder believes Tottenham’s second half collapse was telling.
He told ITV: ‘Inexperience was huge tonight, Juventus found a way to win and Tottenham found a way to lose.
Roy Keane believes Tottenham showed a lack of experience in the defeat by Juventus
Gianluigi Buffon and the Juventus defence stood firm to hold on for a tense win
‘Instead of killing the game off, Tottenham should have played like Juve when they went in front. Three or four minutes of madness has cost them.
‘It’s hard to understand how Tottenham lost the game. What Juventus did was stay in the game.
‘They had a bit of luck with Kane’s header (cleared off the line) but these players have won title after title.’
Harry Kane and Co failed to control the game after going ahead in the first half
Spurs failed to control the game despite dominating for large parts and earning an impressive 2-2 draw in Turin.
Lee Dixon agreed with his fellow pundit, believing Mauricio Pochettino’s men need to be more streetwise.
‘Tottenham were better than Juve but there is more to it at this stage, you have to see out games,’ he added.
Lee Dixon agreed with Roy Keane that Spurs should have been more cautious with a lead