Tottenham boss Ryan Mason reveals half-time team talk that led to Manchester United fightback

Tottenham came from two goals down to rescue a points against Manchester United in the Premier League on Thursday night.
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Tottenham moved above Aston Villa into fifth on the Premier League table after gutsy second half display that saw them come from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Manchester United in the Premier League.

For large parts of the game, its looked like United would take all three points with Jadon Sancho and the sensational Marcus Rashford giving the visitors a two goal advantage.

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Tottenham goalkeeper Fraser Forster was called into action to bail out his team and keep the scoreline respectable, and even though Spurs had chances of their own before the break, there was a feeling United would take all three points-with Tottenham fans calling for the resignation of chairman Daniel Levy.

But acting head coach Ryan Mason, got the team together and engineered a fightback that left Erik ten Hag’s team on the robes and ultimately lucky to go back to the north with a point.

Asked what he said in at the break to get his players fighting for each other, the Tottenham manager said he only asked them to stick together:

He told reporters: “I’ve always remained quite consistent with this group of players and I always will. You have to stick together in every moment.

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“If you want to be a team regardless of what is happening on the pitch, you have to stick together and fight for each other.

“When you do that, football is football, results take care of themselves but to see a team that was working for each other, and I felt our fans must have seen a team that was fighting for each other and running for each other, it’s important in football. Probably the most important thing.”

From a point of chaos and fearing another home defeat, Spurs picked up a valuable point and will travel to Anfield with some fire in belly after what was their undoubtedly one of the best second half displays of campaign.

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