As we reported earlier, Mauricio Pochettino has been handed a two-match touchline ban and fined £10,000 following an altercation with referee Mike Dean.

Despite publicly apologising to Dean, Pochettino will be in the stands for crucial away matches against Southampton and Liverpool in the Premier League.

The punishment is pending an appeal, and reports suggest Spurs will contest the touchline ban, which could be reduced to just one game.

In his press conference after Tottenham’s 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday night, Pochettino ignored a final question from journalists to instead suggest he already knew about his touchline ban.

There was certainly a bit of anger and frustration in there, followed by his trademark humility. Watch below.



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