Kulusevski highlights one area Spurs must improve after Wolves loss | Football

The Swede was disappointed with his team’s performance (Picture: Getty)

Tottenham’s Dejan Kulusevski has questioned his team’s work rate after they suffered a disappointing 2-1 home defeat against Wolves on Saturday.

A brace from Joao Gomes saw Gary O’Neil’s side claim an upset victory which resulted in Ange Postecoglou’s side dropping out of the top four after Aston Villa’s win over Fulham.

Spurs struggled without injured full-back duo Destiny Udogie and Pedro Porro, with the result the latest in a bad run of performances that has seen them draw with Everton and get a little fortunate against Brighton last weekend.

Kulusevski, who got his side back into the game with his finish at the start of the second half, admitted after the game that his side had dropped below their usual levels.

‘There’s nothing worse than losing, so it was very tough. We’re not playing good enough, we have to get better. We have two weeks now to work on that, and come back a bit better,’ he said.

‘They had two or three counter-attacks where we’re not good enough and they made us pay. After that it is difficult to come back again in the game.

‘We were too many guys up front. Too open and not running back as hard as we should. They could score a couple and that’s not good enough.’

Joao Gomes of Wolves scores against Tottenham

Joao Gomes netted twice to condemn Tottenham to a home defeat (Picture: Getty)

Spurs were due to take on Chelsea on Friday night but will now have to wait a fortnight to bounce back with the Blues in action in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday instead.

The north London side will take on Crystal Palace in a fortnight who are expected to have former Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner in the dugout following the imminent departure of Rory Hodgson.

‘We have two weeks to work on that and come back much better,’ the Swede added.

‘We found a couple of solutions [in the Wolves game] so it is there and we just have to get better and practice in training.

‘We are football players, we want to play a lot and two weeks is a long time, but we have to do the journey. We have to train and get better, so we have to see it as a positive thing.’

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