- Harry Kane captains Tottenham in the Europa Conference League on Thursday
- But Antonio Conte’s team performed poorly and scored in the last minute.
- Spurs striker criticized for ‘immature’ mistakes during competition
- Report: Tottenham lose to last-gasp defeat against Slovenian side Muras
Harry Kane made no excuse as he described Tottenham’s performance as ‘immature’ and ‘unacceptable’ following the Europa Conference League defeat to Mura on Thursday.
After the England captain left Antonio Conte’s side in Slovenia and equalized in the second half, Spurs managed at least one point before an inexplicable collapse in the last minute.
The winner of Mura forward Amadez Marosa with the last kick of the game ended a terrifying evening for Spurs, who now need a win against Rennes on day six of the match to advance to the knockout stage, and Kane conceded that The performance of the team was not very good.
Harry Kane makes no excuse, calls Tottenham’s performance against Mura ‘unacceptable’
England captain leaves Antonio Conte’s squad in Slovenia on embarrassing night
‘Unacceptable really – didn’t start well, was going one goal behind, going down to 10 men made it difficult for us,’ he added BT Sport after the game.
‘In the second half we showed some fighting and spirit, brought ourselves back into the game and if anyone looked like scoring it would be us, but then conceding a goal was an immature mistake.
‘We had the whole game, but yeah it’s unacceptable. But yes it’s a tough night for us and we have to learn from it… We haven’t worked yet, these nights away from home can be tough if you don’t fix it and it’s the same today.
‘We were calm, we needed to step up our game and we did that but it was not enough, he scored in the last second of the game and yes it hurts.
“It’s our responsibility as players on the pitch to go out and win games and we didn’t do that today.
Kane scored Tottenham’s equalizer with a clever finish, but it was in the vein of a thrilling night
Tottenham boss Conte insists after game he was not a ‘magician’ and needed time
Asked how the mood was in the dressing room, Kane said: ‘Anger, despair, as it should be.
We were strong contenders to win this game. We knew we had to take care of it by all means, mindset was the main one, but we made some immature mistakes and punished for them and that’s what happens in Europe.
‘Sorry for the traveling fans (2,000 who traveled) and the fans back home.
Spurs boss Conte insisted after the game that he was not a ‘magician’ and he needed ‘time to bridge the gap between Tottenham and England’s top teams’.