Post 71 Spurs 1 Juventus 2 “We don’t think too much about the past. Of course, that is a very good stat but for me football is tomorrow – it’s not yesterday.” Pochettino. I’m starting this Blog with the same quote that Pochettino gave after we beat Huddersfield last weekend (Post 70). The past […]Read more "Ball and Chain"
Post 70 Spurs 2 Huddersfield 0 Due to a busy week, I’m updating this post after the Spurs v Juventus match (Post 71). So I’ll make this brief. “We don’t think too much about the past. Of course, that is a very good stat but for me football is tomorrow – it’s not yesterday.” Pochettino. […]Read more "Tomorrow not yesterday"
Post 69 Spurs 6 Rochdale 1 There was something in the air that night The stars were bright, Fernando One of the most heartening things about the culture that Poch has created is the genuine enjoyment that our players get from each other’s successes. Everyone knows Llorente has been struggling for form, touch and […]Read more "Puedes escuchar Fernando?"
Post 68 Crystal Palace 0 Spurs 1 “I’d take another 1-0, but would prefer something more comfortable and enjoyable.” Post 67 Neither comfortable nor enjoyable. Yet another gritty, lacklustre and unlucky performance against Palace. But in the end 1-0 and 3 points. That’s all that matters. Two Seasons ago, Spurs draw this game. Our ability […]Read more "Digging out a result"
Post 67 Rochdale 2 Spurs 2 (FA Cup 5th Round) Draws at Southampton, Newport County, Liverpool, Juventus and Rochdale mean that Spurs have now drawn 5 consecutive away games in all competitions, the joint-longest such streak in our Club’s history. Let’s not count our chickens. But the FA Cup draw has given us a good […]Read more "A fifth consecutive away draw"
Post 66 Juventus 2 Spurs 2 If this is a rollercoaster, I love it. Yes, Spurs still have their dips. But the momentum built up over the past 3 years is definitely a case of “9 steps forward, 1 step back”. We have a young manager still evolving. His aides and coaches still learning. A […]Read more "Climb Every Mountain"
Post 65 Spurs 1 Arsenal 0 The XG stats for this game were apparently 3.0 to 0.6. It certainly felt like that. A win of 3-0, maybe 3-1 would have been the right outcome. So, the ‘real’ 1-0 result didn’t do justice to Spurs’ performance or dominance. At the H-T break to be drawing at […]Read more "AS EXPECTED"