Everything had been going so well.
In a topsy-turvy season where Chelsea hover one point from relegation and Leicester sit top of the Premier League, a result like this shouldn’t really be a surprise. But then this was supposed to be a team that had shrugged off the Spurs image of old. Continue reading
This season it feels like Mauricio Pochettino has finally got his Tottenham side playing the way he wants them to. There’s been a definite progression from last year. But do Spurs’ underlying numbers support this assertion?
I don’t think it would be going too far to say this was the most impressive Spurs performance at Arsenal in recent times. 75 minutes of high intensity Pochettino football. It almost looked like the hosts had mistakenly taken the field against Bayern again, granted minus the clinical finishing. Continue reading
Spurs travel to the Emirates this Sunday for their biggest game of the season so far.
Both teams come into the match on a strong run of form in the league, sitting first and second in the form table. However, their mid-week experiences could not have been more different. A fantastic last minute winner for Spurs to lift their spirits. A dispiriting drubbing for Arsenal. Continue reading
Up until the 78th minute this was a comfortable Spurs performance. The home side hardly had to break stride to go two goals clear of a Villa team in limbo.
Wow. What an incredible game and finally some payback for the last two years of pain against Abu Dhabi’s finest.
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