Tag Archive: spurs

Nov 30

Tottenham 0-0 Chelsea: Mason’s wide role allows Spurs to dominate, but Pochettino’s second half switch earns a point

Jose Mourinho’s most common tactic for big away games is to move Cesc Fabregas away from the midfield pivot into the No.10 role, and then counterattack through the pace of Willian and Hazard on the flanks. But the supposed rift between Costa and Jose forced the manager to start Cesc in the middle of the …

Continue reading »

Aug 07

Man United v Spurs Preview: Depay over Fellaini? Adds guile, but changes attacking shape drastically

The United Spurs game on Saturday, along with the Stoke Liverpool game on Sunday, is interestingly one of “those games” from last season that typically changed a fan’s vocabulary towards the club manager. Despite coming with a big name tag, Van Gaal didn’t manage to win over majority of the United faithful in the first …

Continue reading »

Feb 08

Spurs 2-1 Arsenal : Gunners sit back and concede midfield battle as Wenger fails with defensive tactics

Harry Kane carried the weight of expectations that the Spurs’ fans and management had put in him and delivered yet another victory in a London derby.  Arsenal looked set for yet another victory after the early Ozil goal, but were undone by the commitment and perseverance of Spurs as the home team attacked relentlessly to secure …

Continue reading »

Mar 17

Tottenham 0 – 1 Arsenal: Arsenal fail to press in midfield but Spurs’ high-line flops again

Arsenal beat their North London rivals Tottenham for the 3rd time this season, in a match that was clearly dominated by Tim Sherwood’s men. Both teams were coming into this clash after hectic European games, and adding to that were the ridiculously high number of injuries and suspensions in both squads. After initial doubts, Sherwood …

Continue reading »

Jan 06

Injuries across the table: A look at Arsenal’s striking conundrums, and the Solutions

Berba's positioning is quite similar to Giroud's. His better pace to the next ball and finishing is what steers him ahead of the French striker

Rarely has a day in any Transfer Window passed when Arsenal have not been linked with a new player. The past 3-4 years used to see the North London club linked with innumerable talents throughout the window in order to get the club into the Top 4 slot in the EPL, and despite the Gunners …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

This site is protected by Comment SPAM Wiper.