Some Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to social media to share their reaction to the team selection for this afternoon’s Premier League curtain-raiser against Manchester City.
Tottenham won this exact fixture 2-0 under José Mourinho last season, which saw the North Londoners at the top of the Premier League table which led to Pep Guardiola claiming that Spurs were contenders for the title (Goal), however, the wheels soon fell off in dramatic fashion with the club having finished in seventh place in the table.
Spurs lost 1-0 against Everton in their opening league match last season, last losing such matches in consecutive seasons in 2011-12 (0-3 vs Manchester United) and 2012-13 (1-2 vs Newcastle United).
The big news coming out of the team announcement is the absence of Harry Kane, with Nuno instead opting with the same team that beat Arsenal in the pre-season friendly last weekend.
Here is what some of the North London faithful had to say about Nuno Espirito Santo’s first selection of his side in a competitive fixture since taking charge.
When you think of the eleven we could put out five years ago, the regression is nothing short of embarrassing. If the owners had a sense of shame, they’d either do something about it or leave.
— ⚽️ Kev 🎬 (@KevJStewart) August 15, 2021
Kane really heard we have a big game today and decided not show up
— • (@NdanguyTombele_) August 15, 2021
Golini romero and lo celso should all have started
— Ricoyid (@ricospur) August 15, 2021
Where are all you ‘Don Patrici’ lovers?? Look at that side and remind me what a genius he’s been 😂🤷🏻♂️
— Jamie Waller (@baldyjw) August 15, 2021
That defence. pic.twitter.com/EkzDtmXT0O
— MattISpurs (@ParkLaneBlock40) August 15, 2021
Jorginho made it back to @ChelseaFC after playing and winning the European championships and played 90 mins yesterday, yet we’re not allowed to question @HKane about his professionalism… Losing respect for him big time
— GM (@ea1gmessina) August 15, 2021
Our bench is better than the team 😭😭😭😭
— Caleb 🐓 (@ThfcCaleb) August 15, 2021
First Coys of the season lets go pic.twitter.com/0qRhb9zOAy
— Zeus⚡️ (@Zeus1882x) August 15, 2021
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