Liverpool host Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Tuesday. Both teams are looking for the win to to ensure that a top 4 finish remains in their reach.
A derby that Arsene Wenger has traditionally dominated slipped away from him on Saturday, and the Frenchman was visibly infuriated. Wengera s wrath was aimed at his team, which, according to the vastly experienced manager, just wasna t good enough. Yet, his criticism wasna t aimed only at his team that did indeed put in a lacklustre performance. Some criticism was reserved for referee Mark Atkinson. “We were not very good and the referee was at our level,” Wenger said. “He didn’t have a good day. “We were not good enough. They created more chances and we cannot dispute that they deserved to win the game. “I believe we gave the goals away, both the first and the second. We put some effort in, but we didn’t produce much going forward.” The most disappointing thing for Arsenal fans would be the manner of the defeat as their team had led the game with an early strike from record signing Mesut […]
Harry Kane was the hero of the night as Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to win the North-London derby against Arsenal. Mauricio Pochettino is a happy man after winning the coveted North-London derby against Arsenal and getting a one point edge over their opponents. Pochettino spoke about how special the victory was and praised Tottenham Hotspura s performance. Pochettino said: a Our performance was great because in front of us was a tough team like Arsenal. Ita s always a special game. We showed a special energy and ita s important to keep this feeling.a The Gunners started the game on the right note as Mesut zil broke the deadlock as he struck a left-volley in the 11th minute to give Arsenal the lead. However, it was Tottenham who clearly dominated the game, especially in the first half as they fired 11 shots as compared to Arsenala s 2. Tottenham were denied by Arsenal goalkeeper Ospina on three occasions in […]
In a result that sent shockwaves throughout the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur put five past Jose Mourinhoa s Chelsea in a thrilling New Yeara s Day derby win at White Hart Lane. Never before has Mourinho conceded as many goals in a game whilst at the helm of Chelsea, and this is only the second time in his career his team has conceded five. The first was with Real Madrid against arguably the best club team this generation has seen a Pep Guardiolaa s Barcelona. This, however, was a whole different story. In what was Tottenhama s best performance of the season, academy graduate Harry Kane put the Chelsea defence to the sword, ably supported by the likes of Christian Eriksen and a born-again Nacer Chadli. The past month has seen Chelseaa s lead at the top of the Premier League table evaporate, and the Blues now find themselves level on points with Manchester City with eighteen matches left to […]
Tottenham Hotspurai??i??s Academy graduates have done well off late. Are they the much needed key to turn things around for the north London Club? 3o Million pounds to AS Roma, 26 Million to Valencia another 12 to FC Twente and 3 goals in 3 starts. Spurs fans around the world would know that these facts are all not attributing to the same players in the club. The first three numbers being heavy expenditures towards signings that havenai??i??t performed and the last one belongs to academy graduate Harry Kane who has made his manager proud of his decision. Tottenham Hotspur are shrugging of criticism after a heavy spending season which has yielded a result far worse than they produced last season. After parting ways with their best player Gareth Bale, the money they received was spent on some average players and some others who have turned average after their arrival. Of the new signings the only player who has shown promise […]
After a poor start to the season, Tottenham Hotspur has finally got everything going right for them. An unbeaten run of six matches is a testimony to that fact. TheHardTackle's Guest Author, Joseph George analyzes the situation at hand.