Tag Archives: Manchester City

Spurs start to 2016 in review and why we can beat Manchester City

Pochettino is on a run

Firstly an apology. I’ve been very busy of late and haven’t had the chance to update the blog recently. I’ll try to post more regularly in future.

It’s been a fantastic new year for Spurs, four straight wins lifting us above Manchester City and Arsenal into second spot. Only Leicester sit above us. Whisper it, this is a real title challenge. Continue reading

Fazio-gate and reasons to be cheerful about Manchester City

Fazio CapitalOne Cup

There’s been a lot of noise on Twitter this week regarding Mauricio Pochettino’s team selection in midweek against Spurs’ bitter rivals. I understand the frustration but in this case I think it’s a little unfair. 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

Man City 4 Spurs 1 – defensive wobbles and poor refereeing

Lloris saves Aguero penalty

 

6-0, 5-1 and now 4-1 against City. I suppose you could say Spurs are improving.

There was a strong sense of deja vu at the Etihad. Another game against a top class, fluid attacking side, another ragged defensive display from Tottenham. Another thrashing, another Continue reading

Premier League predictions / preview – where will Spurs finish?

Premier League Predictions

 

The new Premier League season starts this weekend. With lots of new signings and several managerial changes, many teams will be optimistic, but how long will that optimism last?

After correctly predicting this summer’s World Cup final, I thought I’d have a go at forecasting the top positions in this year’s league – including where I think Spurs are likely to end up – as well as previewing the likely contenders.

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