Some fans have taken to social media to share their reaction to Tottenham Hotspur’s first-half performance against Crystal Palace.
The lunchtime kick-off has been the first piece of Premier League action since the international break and the opening half hour was a cagey affair with both sides having lacked a creative spark with the score still at 0-0 heading into the break.
Having pressed quite well for the first 10-15 mins or so, Spurs have since sat back and allowed Palace to have the ball.
The midfield trio of Hojbjerg, Winks and Skipp have lacked the freedom to get forward and try and make a difference in the final third of the pitch.
Tottenham’s injury woes continued in the first half when Eric Dier was forced off and looked to be in some discomfort when he hobbled to the dressing room with the help of one of the medical team and was replaced by Joe Rodon.
Palace finished the half as the better of the two teams, with Tottenham looking lethargic and leggy.
Here is what some of the Spurs faithful have had to say.
— Sean Carter (@seancartermus) September 11, 2021
Ndombele on for Winks and Gil on for Dele
— Jacob 🦆🇵🇱 (@_spursy) September 11, 2021
a tough watch that’s for sure
— Dom Sullivan (@domsullivan18) September 11, 2021
At least we're not losing
— B (@n_hugh3) September 11, 2021
— V🦎 (@_7Sonny) September 11, 2021
Not convinced of the way we play since the beginning of the season. 0 shots….
Really good Joe Rodon, as usual.
Tanguy for Winks.
Gil for Dele (I am sorry Dele has a good attitude, he is defending but apart from that …)
— Ninon🇫🇷⚽️💁🏼♀️ (@Lanigara) September 11, 2021
— Malik THFC (@Malikbnr1) September 11, 2021
That’s what a team with 0 creativity looks like 😑
Hope everyone sees now why Dele has to be doing so much more rather than just running around.
— Luke ✞ (@THFCComps) September 11, 2021
That was a very tough watch
— MeaksTHFC (@Spurs_Daily) September 11, 2021
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