London. Mauricio Pochettino hailed the character of his Tottenham team after they withstood a Wolves fightback to grind out a 3-2 win at Molineux. 

Pochettino was keen for his players to learn the lessons on Saturday's thrilling clash after they threatened to throw away a 3-0 lead in a tense finale. 

But the Tottenham manager also praised his team's fighting qualities after former England defender Gary Neville this week labelled previous Tottenham teams as 'spineless'. 

"When some people make some comments you have to respect the comments," Pochettino said. 

"But yes, I was so happy right from the beginning. Since I arrived here we created a very good culture about fight and altogether the belief.