The battle at the bottom of the Premier League

The battle at the bottom of the Premier League

This weekend's Manchester derby will obviously take the headlines, with many sharing the opinion that should the blue side of the city take the three points on Sunday, the title race could be as good as over. It isn't the only derby this weekend, as Everton travel to Anfield in the Merseyside derby, to face a currently-rampant Liverpool. Those two games, however, are surely going to overshadow three fixtures that are of a paramount importance at the other end of …
How Toby Alderweireld's absence is affecting Tottenham

How Toby Alderweireld's absence is affecting Tottenham

Tottenham were hit with a blow earlier this month as it was confirmed centre-back Toby Alderweireld had suffered a bad hamstring injury. The Times reported that he could be out until the New Year, which leaves Mauricio Pochettino with a problem in two positions. The Belgian international is regarded by many as the best defender in the Premier League and any team would struggle to replace a player of his quality. During the last two matches, the Spurs boss has …
Consistency remains the missing piece to Arsenal's puzzle

Consistency remains the missing piece to Arsenal's puzzle

The Emirates Stadium was treated to an Arsenal masterclass with a 2-0 win over arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur, however, the victory has posed more questions than answers to what has already been a turbulent season for Arsene Wenger and his men. Prior to Saturday's game, Wenger has only seen his side take one point from the three games played against the top six. They failed to score at Chelsea and shipped a combined seven goals in the fast counter-attacking displays by …
Tottenham's Premier League Season So Far

Tottenham's Premier League Season So Far

After 11 Premier League games, Tottenham sit 3rd in the table, behind Manchester United on goal difference and in front of Chelsea by a single point. With the International Break ensuing and a vital North London Derby on the horizon, now seems a suitable time to analyse Spurs' start to the 2017/18 Premier League season. The stats behind the start Spurs have accumulated 23 points so far, comprised of seven wins, two draws and two losses. In that time they've scored 20 league goals, equalling an average of …
Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

In his first press conference as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp had said that the club should be competing for titles within a few years – may be four. While his first season did not bring any joy in the league, it did bring two cup finals for the Reds, albeit they lost both of them. Last season, there were no cup finals, but Liverpool were second in the league around Christmas and there was hope of a title run at …
Spurs stall but don't stop as Gazzainga secures crucial victory at Wembley

Spurs stall but don't stop as Gazzainga secures crucial victory at Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur did a Tottenham Hotspur again on Sunday. When all the eyes were on the two heavyweight clashes that headlined this week as Manchester was pitted against London, the super-efficient team for North London quietly went about their business of securing all three points in a closely contested affair at Wembley. Spurs have had a good opening phase this season. A bunch of impressive results and performances in the Champions League - including the manner they swatted aside the …
Preview - Can Tottenham end their Wembley Hoodoo against Burnley?

Preview - Can Tottenham end their Wembley Hoodoo against Burnley?

So, Tottenham Hotspur will return to their temporary home in Wembley to host Sean Dyche's Burnley on Sunday evening in the third game of the Premier League. Pochettino's side go into this game on the back of a disappointing result against Chelsea and with the pressures of playing in front of a massive crowd meaning an increased allocation for away fans, the task will continue to grow more difficult, should they fail to snap a horrid run (1 win in …
Is signing Serge Aurier a risk worth taking for Tottenham?

Is signing Serge Aurier a risk worth taking for Tottenham?

Tottenham are edging closer to completing the transfer of Serge Aurier from PSG, according to the Evening Standard. The right-back has found himself surplus to requirements after the signing of Dani Alves and it looks like he is set to finally leave the Ligue 1 club for North London. He has been linked with a move to the Premier League on numerous occasions, but for one reason or another, it hasn't happened. Spurs needed to sign a right-back after the …
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