“What’s gone on with Eriksen” – Fans reacted as Newcastle hold Spurs at the break

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Tottenham went into the game against Newcastle at Wembley knowing that a win will take them ahead of Manchester City into second place, and leave them just four points short of league leaders, Liverpool.

Pochettino opted to rest Fernando Llorente who scored Tottenham’s late winner against Watford and instead went with a front four of Lucas Moura, Son Heung-Min, Erik Lamela and Christian Eriksen. While Spurs have had complete control of the game since kick-off, Newcastle have defended deep and the home side have found it hard to break them down.

Tottenham, however, have created a couple of great chances, with Lucas Moura putting his header off target from a few yards out with no pressure on him and Lamela seeing his header come off the post.

Spurs fans were pretty frustrated with the side’s failure to break the deadlock at half time. Here’s how some fans reacted on social media:

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