Analysing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's start at Tottenham

Analysing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's start at Tottenham

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg was seen as an important signing for Tottenham during the summer. Although he wasn't going to come in and transform the team, Spurs have lacked a dominating presence in the middle of the park. The Danish international has already had a big impact on the team and is now one of the first names on the team-sheet. He is the only outfield player to feature in every single minute of the new Premier League Jose Mourinho was quick …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 5

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 5

Another week of Premier League football is in the books, and controversy reigned supreme this time around. The Merseyside Derby, always a pretty heated affair, contained a number of flashpoints that caused social media to explode. Elsewhere Manchester United got back to winning ways, whilst Newcastle and Crystal Palace managed to turn in a couple of the least ambitious performances you will see all season. With all that in mind, here's the good, the bad and ugly of matchweek five. …
Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Newcastle United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham will be hosting Newcastle United as their packed schedule continues. In this fixture last year, Steve Bruce tasted his first Premier League victory in charge of the Magpies and increased the pressure on Mauricio Pochettino. Jose Mourinho will be looking to avoid a similar result, as his position is far from secure, despite the backing of Daniel Levy in the transfer market. It will be a game that Spurs are dominant with the ball, but they won't be afforded …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 2

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 2

With two matchweeks now complete, there's a couple of things we can say for certain. Firstly, this is going to be an entertaining season with the vast majority of teams seemingly having decided to not bother defending at all. Secondly, almost every team in the league still needs to make multiple signings. And finally, there will almost certainly be a couple of managers dismissed this side of Christmas. Liverpool and Tottenham entered the weekend with a lot of excitement as …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Premier League is back. Eight games have been played, sixteen teams have begun their seasons, filled with a mix of optimism and trepidation. Teams coming off good seasons will have been hoping to carry that form into the new season and kick on up the table. Others will have wanted to shake off the stench of disappointment after a bad season last time around. For only the second time since the dawn of the Premier League era (05-06 the …
Jose Mourinho Must Look To His Past To See The Future For Spurs

Jose Mourinho Must Look To His Past To See The Future For Spurs

Jose Mourinho. Mention his name in a room full of football fans and it will immediately spark debate about him, his legacy, his personality, his successes and his failures. There can be no denying his place among the greatest managers of all time. From his appointment at Porto in 2002 until the end of his second season with Real Madrid in 2012, Mourinho was sensationally successful. Seven league titles in four different leagues. Two Champions Leagues with underdog teams in …
Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham supporters will be pleased that this season is coming to an end, but they will want to beat Crystal Palace to maintain the positive momentum they have built in recent weeks. It has been a turbulent period under Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager has faced criticism from many, but he will point to the league table since his arrival. In that period, Spurs sit in 4th position and that is a platform to build from. Meanwhile, Palace have once …
Tottenham v Arsenal Match Preview| Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham v Arsenal Match Preview| Team News, Stats & Key Men

North London derbies are always a treat. But, this is probably the weirdest, lowest stakes edition of the tie for decades. Neither team is fighting for the top four for the first time since 1994-1995. That said, it's still a North London derby and it's still Jose Mourinho vs Arsenal. Those factors alone make it can't miss television. Tottenham has struggled since the restart. They've only won two of their five matches post Covid-19 stoppage. That form has all but …
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