Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton (28-09-19) (3pm)

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chubbs

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Hugo made 2 excellent saves in the 2nd half to stop certain goals. Excellent shot stopping, just didn't understand how such an experienced GK could have made such an amateur series of mistakes leading to their goal.
Lloris has always had the potential to concede a goal in that way. Thinks he's a footballer - but he's not, he's a goalie. And he got a sharp reminder of it.
 
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One question - why is Nathan Redmon not facing a FA charge of simulation??
He got Aurier sent off for barely any contact if any. The FA have charged other players this season so is this going to be consistently applied or is there a different rule for Tottenham??
Aurier pulled at Redmond's shorts, which is technically a yellow card offence, given as a yellow card in the majority of cases.

Reason why Aurier was sent off was that he did that 3 minutes after a likely red card offence was given as a yellow card.

So 10/10 for Aurier ignoring the earning of being given a warning yellow card and showing his lack of brain power by purposely doing a 2nd yellow card offence in full view of the referee. Asking the ref to make s decision made the red card inevitable

So Redmond didn't get Aurier sent off, Auriers stupidity did
 
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So 10/10 for Aurier ignoring the earning of being given a warning yellow card and showing his lack of brain power by purposely doing a 2nd yellow card offence in full view of the referee. Asking the ref to make s decision made the red card inevitable

So Redmond didn't get Aurier sent off, Auriers stupidity did
Maybe he had a tenner with Paddy Power on getting sent off during the game!!
 
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Aurier pulled at Redmond's shorts, which is technically a yellow card offence, given as a yellow card in the majority of cases.

Reason why Aurier was sent off was that he did that 3 minutes after a likely red card offence was given as a yellow card.

So 10/10 for Aurier ignoring the earning of being given a warning yellow card and showing his lack of brain power by purposely doing a 2nd yellow card offence in full view of the referee. Asking the ref to make s decision made the red card inevitable

So Redmond didn't get Aurier sent off, Auriers stupidity did
All true - except it was Bertrand....

:roseunsure:
 
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Tell yourself what you want Stevee. Ignore the facts/stats, ignore the fact that we’ve constantly coughed up games for the last few months through sloppy defending to the point where even Poch is saying we need to eradicate it.

If you want to think that we defended our right side well yesterday, knock yourself out.
I'm not ignoring anything.
Only saying that stats can be interpreted in different ways.
 
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I'm not ignoring anything.
Only saying that stats can be interpreted in different ways.
Sometimes they just tell a very simple story though. We let a lot of ball into our box, particularly down the right. I watched it happen, the stats just confirm that.

And it's a weakness of this team generally, the amount of crosses and shots we've allowed in other games. 32 crosses/30 shots v City, 25/26 v Arse, 17/16 v Olympiacos, 20/16 v Leicester.

We have got to tighten up. Individually and collectively we have to start being better defensively.
 
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Agree, but I wouldn't judge yesterday on that . As I said it was a typical 10 man defensive performance, tight in the middle at the expense of wide areas.

There was only 3 more crosses from the right over the left simply because we were attacked more down that side.

The stats you posted, whilst interesting, doesn't show the quality of defending.

On that criteria if a team attacked ONLY down the left, it wouldn't mean that the defenders on the opposite side defended better because they let zero crosses into the box.

IMO it is similar to the Trippier debate, if more attacks came down his side then it stands to reason the opposition would have more chances from there. It doesn't mean Trippier is/was shite very week.
 
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