On Tuesday evening Ajax Amsterdam faces Tottenham in the first Champions League final. An open match that has already begun before the excavation.
This Monday, it's Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs coach, who drew first. The Argentine regretted his team much more than his rival, Ajax played his last match on April 23 while Tottenham lost this weekend against West Ham. "Ajax should have been preparing this meeting all week."", Pochettino explained at a press conference."To have more time to prepare is to reduce the risk of injuring his players. We played a very engaged match on Saturday, but it's not an excuse. It's just a reality.
Erik, the Ajax trainer, didn't wait long before answering his counterpart. "There are always different circumstances"explains the Dutchman. "We just have to accept it." For him, if their current schedule is perhaps quieter, there are different differences between the two clubs. "They receive 200 million euros of television rights while we only accept 10. Isn't that unfair to us?"
This is in any case an already started meeting, while on Tuesday evening at 9pm …