“Back to his best” – Spurs fans rave about much-maligned player after performance against City

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham produced a thoroughly professional performance to overcome Manchester City 1-0 last evening in the first leg of the Champions League.

Spurs defended resolutely and didn’t look like conceding throughout the ninety minutes.

Pochettino’s game plan worked perfectly as Pep Guardiola’s men struggled to create chances.

While there were several terrific performances from players all over the pitch, one particular player has gotten a lot of praise on social media for his showing yesterday – Kieran Trippier.

The England full-back hasn’t been Pochettino’s first choice at right back in the Champions League this season but started last night’s game with Serge Aurier unavailable due to injury.

The 28-year-old who has been heavily criticised for his performances this season, produced a fine display and managed to mark Raheem Sterling out of the game.

He produced an accomplished defensive display and was a constant threat on the right-hand side going forward.

Here’s how some Spurs fans reacted to Trippier’s performance:

https://twitter.com/EifertErich/status/1115720678710370305

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