Premier League Top Four Run In For CL spots

Premier League Top Four Run In For CL spots

With eight games left for the majority of the Champions League contenders, and Liverpool stealing a march on their rivals by thumping Watford 5-0, it’s well worth a look at how the race for top four is stacking up, and who is likely to finish where when the season ends in May. In terms of who prima facie has the best odds of finishing in the top four, right now you’d say that Man United and Liverpool are looking pretty …
Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

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

Tottenham travel to Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace on Sunday in a London derby. The two teams have differing objectives for the rest of the season. The home side will be desperate to stay in the Premier League, but a recent injury crisis has made that task a lot more difficult. Meanwhile, Spurs want to finish in the top four for the third successive season. They have come a long way under Mauricio Pochettino and it would be viewed …
Serge Aurier - A risk that Tottenham shouldn't have taken

Serge Aurier - A risk that Tottenham shouldn't have taken

Tottenham were excellent in their Champions League first leg draw against Juventus, as they came from 2-0 down in Turin. The majority of the players left Italy with their reputations enhanced, all except Serge Aurier who struggled again. The right-back was selected to start the match ahead of Kieran Trippier and it was a decision that the majority of people agreed with. The Ivory Coast international has all the tools to become one of the best full-backs in the world, …
Juventus vs Tottenham Preview | Champions League

Juventus vs Tottenham Preview | Champions League

The Champions League returns this week and there are five English teams that remain in the competition. Tottenham arguably had the most impressive group stage as they overcame both Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund to finish top, but the struggles of each team since have somewhat tainted that achievement. They have been drawn to face Juventus in the round of 16 and will travel to Italy for the first leg on Tuesday. It is a tough draw as they are …
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 …
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