Mauricio Pochettino has admitted for the first time that Tottenham do not feel at home at Wembley, and says they would rather play away from the national stadium.

Pochettino’s Spurs visit Leicester on Tuesday after the frustrating 1-1 draw against West Brom at their temporary home on Saturday. Spurs dropped just four points at White Hart Lane in the whole of last season, but they have already dropped nine from seven League games at Wembley.

Despite beating Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Real Madrid at home, Spurs have laboured to 1-0 wins over Bournemouth and Crystal Palace, drawn against Burnley, Swansea and West Brom and lost to Chelsea.

Pochettino believes opposing teams are motivated by playing at the 90,000-seat stadium, and after so much talk of making Wembley “feel like home”, he admitted Spurs would rather play the League’s smaller teams away, after comfortable victories at Newcastle, Everton and Huddersfield.

“The feeling is much better when you play away because you feel that when you play at Wembley you are playing away from home too sometimes,” said the…

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