Hurry up Harry!

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Worthy though the point gleaned yesterday by Heroic Hugo was, it could have been more. Three times as more… erm, many, in fact.

The first half performance was one to be proud of but as on Saturday (and against Sunderland and Palace), the dominance and quality of the display were not rewarded with goals. It’s a recurring theme. In classic away team in Europe fashion we concentrated on possession and quietening the crowd for the first fifteen minutes before ratcheting up the speed and zip of the passing. We spent the rest of the half in and around the German box but missed all our opportunities with Lloris unoccupied and thinking about the possibility of picking up some duty-free, unaware of the storm about to break after the interval.

For the last two seasons we have relied very very heavily on Kane to capitalise when we are on top. This season thus far it’s been Son but as shown yesterday, we need to share the responsibility around. Alli does more than chip in but Janssen, Eriksen, Lamela? They all scored against Gillingham but apart from that?

Dele Alli’s call at the weekend for us to be more clinical was correct in its timing but lacking in its execution. Knowing there’s a problem gets you a long way towards solving it, but not all the way. We need a fit and fully functional Kane if we’re going to make the most of the superb work that’s being done by the side….until it gets a sight of goal.

Poch says Harry is on the mend but has not yet ‘touched the grass’, so we’re several weeks away from him even being on the bench. The injury will have given him the much needed rest he required even if he didn’t think he did. He is the missing cog in what is so nearly a perfect machine.

In the words of Jimmy Pursey, Hurry Up Harry!

 

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7 COMMENTS

  1. But then again Harry was hardly prolific before his injury, in fact he looked well out of sorts. If we're pinning all our hopes on him let's hop he comes back firing on all cylinders!!

  2. Harry has been avarage this season.After a long he’ll be back in a week.It was a much needed break for him.janssen is also top goalscorer but he needs at least one season to adapt into english football.Hope he nets brace and proves that he is much better than kane.To sum up,we need another world class striker like suares or higuain

  3. Harry has been avarage this season.After a long break he’ll be back in a week.It was a much needed break for him.janssen is also top goalscorer but he needs at least one season to adapt into english football.Hope he nets brace and proves that he is much better than kane.To sum up,we need another world class striker like suares or higuain

  4. Every one has its own opinion and it’s my opinion,if you don’t agree,I don’t mind.I am a spurs fan and you are too.I respect every spurs fan and we are all friends.

  5. i was surprised about our second half performance, but we held on. and a clinical first half might well have got us 3 points. i think we played against a very good side, a side perhaps better than most in the premiership. the point we won is a happy point like at west brom, and i think when dembele is back to speed , as he is offfff the pace, athe mo, then his dynamism is clearly an asset for our team.

    COYS

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