Another test for Tottenham
LONDON (AP): ACK AT the scene of last season’s Premier League title collapse, Tottenham will be picking up the pieces from a fresh disintegration.
After spending five years trying to muscle their way back into the Champions League, Tottenham are timidly exiting from the group stage, stalling the progress of an ambitious manager and his relatively young squad.
And for the first time since taking charge of Tottenham in 2014, Mauricio Pochettino’s
Bdecision-making is coming under scrutiny ahead of tomorrow’s trip across London to Chelsea. Playing in the European Cup for only the third time in their history was the consolation for Tottenham after missing out on a first English title since 1961.
Pochettino’s side had been pushing Leicester in the title race until a bad-tempered meltdown at Chelsea in May. A two-goal lead was surrendered and a 2-2 draw handed Leicester the trophy. Tottenham never recovered, losing their last two games to tumble to Tottenham’s Harry Kane