Some Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to share their reaction to the team selection for this evening’s match against Dinamo Zagreb.
Spurs will be the seventh English side that Dinamo Zagreb have hosted in European competition after Leeds United, Newcastle United, Manchester United, Fulham, Arsenal and Manchester City; Dinamo Zagreb defeated two of those sides at home – Leeds in August 1967 and Arsenal in September 2015.
Dinamo Zagreb have lost just one of their last 16 European home games (incl. qualifiers), via a 1-4 defeat to Manchester City in the Champions League group stages in December 2019 (W11 D4).
Spurs have won three of their last five away matches in the knockout stages of major European competitions (L2), having been winless in 11 such games prior to this run.
Jose Mourinho has decided to go with front four of Dele, Moura, Lamela and Kane, while Giovani Lo Celso takes his place on the bench following his respective back and hamstring issues.
This is what some of the North London faithful have had to say about the line up:
Jose went for intensity in the press over quality at key positions.
— Spurs International (@simonyemane) March 18, 2021
Doherty against Villa ffs
— Mason. (@FtblMason) March 18, 2021
Sanchez Dier Sissoko Winks , like the soft centre of a Milky Way bar. They get an early goal it gets very interesting
— patspurs (@patspurs2) March 18, 2021
Take Kane off at half time
— Luke ☢ (@lUKE_c0ys) March 18, 2021
no way jose saved aurier for the second leg vs dinamo zagreb instead of playing him in the nld
— 🇳🇱 (@thijsthfc) March 18, 2021
Not a bad selection, sissoko and winks in midfield tonight. I pray you hey both turn up 🙏 hopefully winks comes in full xavi tonight haha. Loving the attacking force though. Dier needs to prove himself, and yeah happy with Davies and aurier
— Jordan Neale (@Jordan_Neale) March 18, 2021
I swear our bench looks like the better line-up for tonight.
Doherty Tanganga Toby Reggy
Ndombele Lo celso
Bale Scarlett Bergwijn
— Paul (@PaulKistner7) March 18, 2021
Does Jose want Kane to end up injured like Son? Why can’t you trust Carlos and Dane to do the job? Why did we buy him then??? I’m tired of this guy fucking joke
— Area-Boy (@Brxndan__) March 18, 2021
Tottenham have never lost a European tie after leading by two goals in the first leg pic.twitter.com/SfSeqxGBEU
— matt ²⁰ (@xthfcmatt) March 18, 2021
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