GALLAS: WE WON’T BLOW IT
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WILLIAM GALLAS has told Spurs fans they won’t defend as badly against Maribor as they did against Chelsea.
Andre Villas-Boas’ side heads for Slovenia for some European action on the back of a 4-2 home spanking at the weekend.
Tottenham were winning at one point against the Blues, but collapsed in the second half.
Gallas moaned: “We made so many mistakes. We could not keep the ball up front and it was difficult for us. On all of the goals we conceded we made a mistake.
“But Chelsea – if I can say it – are the best. They are a good team, they are very strong, they have got experience and that makes a difference.
“We have to put this behind us. It’s difficult to accept it, especially when you play against Chelsea. When it’s a derby you always want to win.
“But we have to forget that game and think about another one.”
Gallas (right) knows Maribor will pose less of a threat than the Champions League holders.
The Slovenians don’t score many as their last four games have either been 1-0 wins or 1-0 losses, including a Europa League reverse at Lazio. But the Spurs camp is not a happy one under AVB right now, with fans turning on defender Kyle Walker.
And striker Emmanuel Adebayor is frustrated at being kept on the bench all the time.
The Togo hitman is off to the African Nations Cup in January anyway, after coming out of international retirement.
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