Tag Archives: Christian Eriksen

Spurs Season Review – Creating Chances and Expected Assists

In a previous article I looked at the number of goals and expected goals Spurs players accrued last season. As you would expect, Harry Kane is easily the main goal threat. But which players create these chances? Continue reading

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West Brom 0 Spurs 3 – Kane, Eriksen and even Paulinho contribute to a comfortable win

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After sealing our place at Wembley in midweek, Spurs looked full of confidence as we comfortably beat a battling West Brom team at the Hawthorns.

I am usually one of Dembele’s biggest critics and was surprised to see Continue reading

ABP Tottenham End of Season Awards 2014

The ABP Awards

The season’s almost over, we’ve had the PFA player of the year, so now it’s time for the “Anything But Penalties” Spurs end of season awards. Who’s won the coveted prize of Tottenham player of the year? You’ll have to wait until the end of the article to find out.

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6 Talking points from West Brom Spurs

Thoughts on West Brom Spurs

 

  • 1. Slow starts are becoming a bad habit

Starting slowly has become a feature of Sherwood’s reign at White Hart Lane. Tottenham have conceded the first goal in our last 8 games. Our aggregate score for the first 15 minutes in Premier League matches this season is a staggering Continue reading

8 Talking Points From Spurs Southampton

Eriksen taking a corner vs Southampton

 

  • 1. Sigurdsson reminds everyone he’s still at Spurs

This season at Tottenham, there’s been something missing. In the summer, we put our faith in athleticism, at the expense of guile and creativity. Since we loaned out Holtby, Eriksen has been our sole creative force in midfield. The team has been lacking in ideas, falling back to basic tactics – endless crosses and long balls.

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Spurs Benfica Preview – Can Tottenham bounce back?

Danny Blanchflower vs Benfica

Danny Blanchflower shakes hands with the Benfica Captain, 1962

Spurs return to Europa League action on Thursday night against Portuguese league leaders Benfica. It’s still only the round of 16, despite Tottenham having played 10 games in the competition to get to this stage. It’s at this point that all the effort begins to seem worthwhile, as we contemplate a knockout tie against one of the legendary names in European club football.

Benfica have a long Continue reading