The FA Cup has quickly been viewed by some Tottenham fans as the most realistic chance of winning silverware this season, and their first opponents in the competition have been identified,
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 2, 2019
Spurs will make the long trip up north to face Championship strugglers Middlesbrough for their third-round FA Cup fixture, and although on paper it seems like a game where Tottenham will fancy themselves as the favourites, some supporters on social media were not confident that the north London side can get the job done.
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Tottenham were dumped out of the League Cup this season by League Two side Colchester United, and Spurs facing off against a former player in Jonathan Woodgate has already cause some concern with supporters that the ex-defender could be the man to end Jose Mourinho’s desire to win a trophy for the Premier League club.
Here’s what Tottenham fans had to say on Twitter about the draw, with some supporters not that confident heading into next month’s clash against Boro…
This is where it ends..
— Sondre Hasle (@HasleSondre) December 2, 2019
Should be a tough game, always respect the opponents. They’re in the competition for a reason.
— Super Tottenham🐓 (@SuperTottenham4) December 2, 2019
we’ll drop again, at least it will be against a great team
— paulo (@hotspwr) December 2, 2019
Now please don’t Spurs it up like last time
— |R|S (@zerofoxgiven75) December 2, 2019
— Mayur Bopche (@MayurBopche2) December 3, 2019
— ματτ (@im_matt5) December 2, 2019
Woodgate was part of the Tottenham side that last won silverware, with the former Real Madrid defender scoring the winning goal in the 2008 League Cup final.