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Vorm not to blame for Crystal Palace winner - Tottenham boss Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to put the blame of Crystal Palace's winner on goalkeeper Michel Vorm.

Palace defeated Spurs 1-0 in the fifth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane on Sunday thanks to a first-half strike from Martin Kelly.

Vorm, who was standing-in for an injured Hugo Lloris, was beaten by the Palace full-back's effort at his near post but Pochettino was not prepared to lay the accountability on the Dutchman.

"If you analyse it, it was a collective mistake," said Pochettino.

"If you analyse the action I think he [Vorm] is the last player that you blame.

"Football is about mistakes - when you score it's because an opponent made a mistake and when you concede a goal it's because you made a mistake.

"If not all the games would be 0-0."

Vyom Chaudhary
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