Category Archives: Match Reports

Spurs 2 Hull City 0 – two moments of quality win the game for Tottenham

Pochettino Bruce

Two second half goals made it a winning finish to football at White Hart Lane this season but this game was more of a quiet whimper than a rousing finale.

Mauricio Pochettino is nothing if not consistent. Here he went with the same  Continue reading

Spurs 0 Manchester City 1 – no capitulation but Aguero still proves Tottenham’s nemesis

Spurs City - Ryan Mason shoots

After conceding 15 goals in our last three meetings with Manchester City, this was certainly an improvement. Not only did we restrict our opponents to one goal, we were somewhat unlucky to finish up losing.

Spurs had 54% of possession and out-shot our opponents 21 to 15. Some of those were good chances too. Continue reading

Spurs 0 Aston Villa 1 – dispiriting loss as Sherwood gets some revenge

Sherwood Pochettino

 

This was not how it as supposed to be. Tim Sherwood returned to White Hart Lane and left with three valuable points in Villa’s bid for Premier League survival, while Mauricio Pochettino was left regretting another missed opportunity.

In his brief but turbulent reign at Tottenham, Sherwood alienated players and fans. His teams often seemed a collection of individuals without an identity. Despite his obvious flaws – and there were many – he did manage to Continue reading

Burnley 0 Spurs 0 – a drab draw as Spurs season starts to peter out

Spurs Burnley

 

With the Champions League places now almost certainly beyond Spurs’ reach, my hope for the remaining games of the season was that Pochettino would put some work into improving his defence. With that in mind, I suppose I can’t Continue reading

Spurs 4 Leicester 3 – Tottenham edge shootout as defensive problems continue

Kane Hattrick

 

This was a crazy seven goal shoot-out that Tottenham edged but only just. Great entertainment but not necessarily a repeatable way to win games. Going forward there were some promising moments but defensively the same weaknesses resurfaced.

Apart from the win, the big positive was  Continue reading