Date: 20th May 2021 at 8:47pm
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Tottenham Hotspur well and truly saw the wheels fall off as we welcomed inconsistent Aston Villa to White Hart Lane for our penultimate Premier League clash of the 2020/21 campaign.

Despite taking the early lead in the game, Spurs were largely woeful and the visitors were likely aggrieved that the scoreline wasn’t higher than the 2-1 it was at the break. It seemed what could go wrong, would go wrong and that’s even allowing for goalkeeper Hugo Lloris taking out their striker in the box, and the referee not even giving a penalty a second thought.

Now it’s all eyes to Sunday’s curtain closer with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, where we have one final chance to put in a convincing performance and attempt to take some momentum into what is going to be a crucial summer for our future.

If we start like we finished the Villa, but maybe with a bit more urgency, we know we are good enough to take the win, but perform like we did in the first half and Brendan Rodgers’ side will be all over us like a rash.

Let’s hope Harry isn’t saying the same thing after the next game.







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119 Replies to “Match Thread – Can Spurs Out Fox Leicester & End 2020/21 With A Win”

  • Stan – what about all the worldies Kane and Son scored early in the season – could they have also gone anywhere. We missed out on the Europa League this season because we were a poorly coached unmotivated team. Seventh is a fair reflection of our season.
    Looking forward to sparring with you again next season – all in good spirit of course.

    • Doncaster, those other wordlies were from acknowledged goal scorers at less than crucial moments in the game. Lanzini is not an acknowledged goal scorer. And I doubt whether he will score another one like that in the rest of his career. He also pulled it out with the last kick of the game after Scammers came back from 3-0 down. Sometimes you have to assume that something else is going on however much it conflicts with your own narrative. Look forward to continuing our exchanges in good spirit too.

  • Yep folks it’s funny how if it’s, against us, it’s in good spirit or when Grealish’s antics get a man sent off or ManU have many of their Dives, it’s all in the game, but when Spurs do it, it’s like a bleeding autopsy.

  • Quite a bit of talk regarding CCV, reports suggest he has a number of admirers at £10m or thereabouts. This would be good business in my opinion.

  • Ah well, a decent finale for a disappointing season. It’s hard not to like Leicester as a club, or admire their amazing story. This being said, I can’t say I didn’t enjoy the little payback for 2016.

    If this was Kane’s last game in a Spurs shirt, he went out a champion. Another golden boot to add to the collection. And if this is the end of Bale’s story at Spurs, he’ll have provided a few extra memories to add to the collection.

    On the other hand, Toby and Sanchez yet again provided reminders of the task ahead of us. It’s hgoig to be a long summer.

  • TK – most of the players who downed the tools and got MP sacked in the first place are still at the club.

    If his methods have gone stale with those players, bringing MP back will create more problems than it solves.

  • BS,

    time to ship out those players.

    give Poch sufficient funds to totally re-boot the team. No logic to keeping players who quit on the team. I’d prefer a group of youngsters than player who quit on the team.

  • TK – this is the flaw in your logic, in my opinion.

    When things started to go wrong under JM, you argued that it was easier to get rid of the maanger than it was to change half the squad. A good point in itself, even if it was only a partial solution to our problems.

    By that same logic, doing just that after appointing MP would be no easier.

    Besides, as TQ2Spurs has often said, there is lots of anecdotal evidence that funds were in fact available for MP, but that he was unwilling to compromise on targts. DL isn’t goingto change who he is. Even if DL makes an effort, there is always going to be some degree of compromise needed to work with DL.

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