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It was more than a tad nail-biting and Spurs rode their luck to some extent, but a 2-2 draw against Sheffield United last night at Bramall Lane was good enough to see the club with a date at Wembley!
Mauricio Pochettino’s men will face Chelsea in the Capital One Cup final, with a chance to pick up the club’s first piece of silverware since 2008.
Christian Eriksen was the hero on the night, with the mercurial Danish playmaker scoring both of our goals to get the job done.
The former Ajax man showed incredible composure to score his second and admitted he can’t...
Christian Eriksen’s late show sent Spurs to Wembley at the expense of Nigel Clough’s battling Sheffield on a snowy night at Bramall Lane.
The Dane had put Spurs in the driving seat with a simply stunning free-kick in the first half, rooting the United ‘keeper to the spot with his swinging effort.
But 18-year-old substitute Che Adams had other ideas when he came on late in the second period, side footing home his first goal for the club to level the scores on the night, before seeing his effort deflected in off a sprawling Eric Dier to level it on aggregate.
After dropping a clanger against Leicester at the weekend that resulted in Tottenham being eliminated from the FA Cup, Michel Vorm looks set to be thrown back into the breach tonight as the side play Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup.
The Netherlands international was given a vote of confidence by Mauricio Pochettino at his pre-game press conference, with the Argentine’s comments suggesting that Vorm will be given the nod to play at Bramall Lane tonight.
Personally I have confidence in the former Swansea man and feel that he is more than good enough to do a job...
Spurs can book a place in their first Wembley final since defeat to Manchester United 6 years ago if they can hold on to the narrow lead picked up against Sheffield at White Hart Lane last week.
Andros Townsend’s penalty was enough to secure a 1-0 first leg win, giving Pochettino’s side a slender lead to take to Bramall Lane on aggregate.
Spurs have won 12 of their last 13 League Cup games against lower division sides, with our only defeat coming in the second leg of a semi-final at Burnley in 2009, where we reached the final anyway.
Mattia Destro’s future at Roma is said to be unclear, with the Italy international forward out of favour at the Stadio Olimpico and eager to play more regularly.
The former Siena man has been heavily linked with a switch to AC Milan, with reports in the Italian press even stating that the striker was set for a medical at the San Siro this week.
However, both Arsenal and Tottenham are said to have an interest in Destro also, with reports in Italy yesterday stating that Spurs were ready to move to stop a potential switch to Milan.
On first sight Destro fits the bill for...