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Spurs Everton – good result, not so good performance

Spurs vs Everton, match review, photo: Green Lane wikimedia

Spurs earned a vital win against rivals Everton but unfortunately the performance didn’t match the result. Should a manager be judged on how well the team played or the result? Of course, against a top six rivalĀ gettingĀ the three points is paramount and Sherwood has to be commended on this. There are however some questions to be raised.

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Hull City Spurs Review – Same old problems

Spurs at Hull, KC Stadium

While the Manchester City defeat was dispiriting, it isn’t a game we expect to win. It’s the failure to get three points from matches against teams like Hull City that really hurts our league aspirations. Games we should win.

As has happened many times this season, under AVB and Sherwood, while playing one up front or two up front, we failed to break down a stubborn defence. At the same time our backline looked extremely vulnerable to balls played behind it.

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Spurs Hull Preview

KC Stadium

The transfer window has finally shut and attention turns back to the actual football. Spurs travel to Hull in what for us is a rare Saturday 3pm kick off.

This game sees us face former Spurs’ midfielder Tom Huddlestone who has impressed since moving to Yorkshire, it will be interesting to see how he fairs today. Jake Livermore however must sit this one out as he is on loan from Tottenham.

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Spurs Man City – deja vu

White Hart Lane

Gutted.

Disappointment and anger overwhelmed me after the game last night. Another chastening defeat, another thrashing, but this time there was indignation mixed in with disillusionment.

Things don’t look so bad in the morning. Time to reflect adds perspective. It’s just one game. Our goal difference was already shot. City are the best team in the division, maybe the world. Better sides have lost to them. Bayern Munich for one. In Bavaria. The officials made a big mistake but we were being comprehensively outplayed before that.

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Man City Preview – how will Spurs contain City’s front 2?

Manchester City Logo: property of MancheterCity FC

Spurs face Manchester City this Wednesday in a repeat of the 6 – 0 thrashing at the Etihad, part of a trio of bad results that made AVB’s position untenable. Numerically this was our worst defeat of the season but of the three thrashings this was easily the most understandable. City have been unstoppable at home and boast a 100% record, scoring 42 goals along the way. The average opponent has lost 3.8 – 0.7 .

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