Kyle Walker gave his thoughts to the Spurs official website and the change in his thought process came through, You just need to play the game, not the occasion he said. Previously, season after season Spurs have played the occasion at the end of a season and quite frankly simply bottled it.
The players didn't know how to change that, they were doing the same thing season after season and getting the same results. Gary Neville called Danny Rose and Kyle Walker unreliable 2/3 years ago in all aspects of their game, not just on the pitch with a ball at their feet.
He has seen a change in Walker and his performance against Manchester City was a demonstration that he has turned a mental corner. The lapses, the bad balls weren't there, he was totally on his game as he has generally been all season.
On changes to the line-up following CSKA Moscow
“You know how the gaffer likes to rotate his squad and we’re all in it as a team. I thought we showed good character, Danny (Rose) was coming back from a hamstring injury and he lasted 90 minutes out there so credit to the fitness coaches and the medical staff for working on him. Long may these performances continue.”