Toby Alderweireld has addressed ‘negativity in press’ towards Tottenham over recent weeks as Mourinho’s men have struggled to create chances and win games.
Coming into yesterday’s North London derby off the back of a disappointing 0-0 draw against Bournemouth, Spurs were in desperate need of all three points to help keep alive their hopes of qualifying for European football.
Fortunately, a first-half chip from Heung-min Son and a late winner via the head of Alderweireld saw the Lilywhites climb above their North London rivals.
The Belgian told Sky Sports (Main Event – 12/07/20 – 19:00) after the match that Spurs had some points to prove:
? “We wanted to prove some points, there’s been a lot of negativity in the press”
Toby Alderweireld on Tottenham’s performance pic.twitter.com/XpiMKO9KqU
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) July 12, 2020
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