Not if they play their remaining two fixtures like they did yesterday.
How can Mauricio Pochettino pick Erik Lamela over Lucas Moura? Along with thousands of Spurs fans, I’ve been expecting Pochettino to give Moura a start, I said in my match preview, that I didn’t want to see Lamela play, and that Moura could be a thorn in WBA’s side if he started.
It didn’t happen, and Lamela had a shocker, Pochettino brought on Moura too late, even so, he made an immediate impact with his speed, but he should have started the game.
Another player I really don’t understand who was in the line-up, was Danny Rose, he’s been hopeless this season, and that together with his supposed transfer to Manchester United, at the end of the season, means his selection for this massive game, was a complete mystery to me. Needless to say, he had another bad game, and consequently he didn’t contribute to Spurs attacks as another choice of wing-back would have done.
The final result didn’t reflect the dominance of Spurs, but it’s the same old problem, not taking their chances, and selecting one or two players who have not been performing well recently.
I am really worried that Spurs are going to ‘blow’ their remaining two results, against Newcastle United and Leicester City, they need to kill those two games off in the first half, or it’s going to be a nerve racking time for all concerned !
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