Opinion: The one player who looked bright and sharp against Brighton

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur struggled to make chances today against Brighton in the Premier League and barely registered a meaningful shot on target all game in the 3-0 loss.

However, within minutes of coming on in the second half, Lucas Moura managed to get in behind and force a great save from Ryan in the Brighton goal.

How did he do this? Simple. Pace, drive, and movement! Moura was probably the first Spurs player to actually make a run in the second 45.

With Tottenham not looking like a threat going forward anymore and too many players dropping consistently poor performances, I do not understand what Moura is doing on the bench week in week out.

This is the man who got a brace away to Man United and a hat-trick in Amsterdam. He has the ability and skill to single-handedly unlock defences.

While he can sometimes fall stale when he starts games, he has rarely been given an extended run in the starting XI.

The time is now.

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