Spurs fans were brought down to Earth with a bump on Sunday, as Liverpool dealt us a third heavy defeat in as many games against the Merseyside club. It doesn’t seem to matter who the manager is, as AVB, Sherwood and now Pochettino have all failed to contain Brendan Rodgers’ side.
Four wins out of four, including last weeks phenomenal performance against QPR, had left Tottenham fans daring to dream that new boss, Mauricio Pochettino, had already turned Spurs into a team that could challenge the best in the Premier League. Liverpool handed us a reality check, only what you’d expect from Continue reading →
Sunday sees the first big test of Mauricio Pochettino’s new look side, as Spurs welcome Liverpool to White Hart Lane. The equivalent fixture last season saw a humiliating 5-0 thrashing, which marked the end of Andre Villas-Boas’ short tenure.
Last weekend’s league win gave us our first glimpse of the style of football Pochettino aspires to. High pressing, quick counter attacks, one touch passing – at times it looked like the players’ movements had been choreographed. The one big caveat? It was only QPR.
The last Spurs manager who suffered such a demoralising defeat to Liverpool, didn’t last another 24 hours. With the season’s finale only six matches away, Tottenham will surely wait to relieve the present incumbent of his duties; with Levy you’re never quite sure.