Chances with Wolves

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  1. Felon82 Well-Known Member Blogger

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    Big Chance today to close in on Chelsea after their shock losses to West Ham, Everton and Bournemouth.

    With Leicester also dropping points, Scum playing City this is a perfect opportunity to put ourselves right back in the mix for the top 4.

    What more motivation do we need. This looked impossible a few weeks ago but incredibly with a new enthusiasm and some direction introduced we've started to turn things round.

    Wolves are no push over boasting some good players and a positive footballing philosophy, whilst also at home we are gonna need to play well to take 3 points here.

    From what looked like a season of despair we are through in the CL and now have a realistic chance of getting back in the top 4 it really is quite remarkable.

    Let's hope it continues today and we take our 'Chances with Wolves'

    Hopefully we turn up with the professional attitude to get the job done today, big performance needed from all.

    Prediction
    1-3

    COYS !!!!!


     
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  3. Preed

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    Still can’t understand why he keeps picking Dier
     
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    We need to tighten up the defence and Dier is the best option in the midfield and Jose is putting faith in Dier. He had a good game today. Hope he continues to up his game and regain his old form.

    Wolves had the initiative today and were fast and dangerous. I am glad we defended very well, working as a team to foul Traoré :D to come away with all 3 points.

    Next week's game with Chelsea will be a six-pointer
     
  5. Luckyluciano New Member

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    Maybe Jose keeps picking Dier because he believes that he can improve and to be fair Dier has been better in our last two league games hopefully he continues to improve nice to see us not afraid to battle and be a bit more nastier the top 4 moves a lot closer but still need a few players but today is not the day to dwell on that
     
  6. Big fran Guest

    If your watching spurs week In out and don't understand why dier plays then please take up another sport
     
  7. voiceofreason Active Member

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    Didn’t see the game. Just wanted to say nice headline felon!
    On the Dier point, it would be great if he gets back to his best, the games I’ve seen he has been a long way off that but when playing well he does stabilise the defence
     
  8. Felon82 Well-Known Member Blogger

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    I'm glad someone noticed ;)
     
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  9. Felon82 Well-Known Member Blogger

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    With regards to Dier , his cover and protection he provides is the best we have in DM currently and I'd much rather see him in there doing that job than the complete non entity that is Winks.

    Is he a great player ? No
    Does he do a job ? Yes
    Could he be better ? Yes
    Can he improve ? With consistency we know he can play better.

    I only caught 1st half and we were by far 2nd best to everything.
    Mouras goal being the difference, my pal tells me it was much of the same 2nd half.
    But as I said Wolves are a good side so to come away with 3 points away having not played well we must be happy with.

    Now it's time for Jose to give Chavs some more problems huge game.

    COYS
     
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    Must admit Dier was better today but his passing is still poor.Still worry about Sanchez who is obviously a talent but lacks concentration. Still it’s a win and not one we would have got with Pochetino in charge,.
    Son is an enigma brilliant one day and then for no reason he has a mare.Win next week and we will be top four which was never going to happen a month ago.Nice to see Moura played in his correct position but I do wish he was stronger holding up the ball which would help the midfield
     
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    We didn't deserve a point even. Not because Spurs were poor, Wolves were peerless. Except they could not finish. Other than that they had Spurs quite humiliated for the most part of the tie. We were dispossessed after dispossession, after dispossession. This game gave me so much heartache, I had to start drinking as early as between the periods.
    Well, I guess we are Mourinho team now, Spurs won whilst they were 2nd best on the pitch. Delectation comes with price when Wolves are the opponents. Chelsea should be an easier game. I hope. COYS!!!
    PS. Dier played his best of the season game.
     
  12. Felon82 Well-Known Member Blogger

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    Well of the 4 English sides we seem to have had the most favourable draw imo.
    Leipzig though who currently top the Bundesliga however are not to be taken lightly.
    With 42 goals in 15 games their stats are quite impressive should be an entertaining fixture.
     
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    JM, has assessed what the players are capable of and has put together the best strategy to gain wins. So far i think he has got it spot on breaking the game up into attack and defense.
    JM has to work on the midfield especially keeping possession, in the short term spurs need to get Tanguy fit as he would help possess the ball better. Is a winks a better option than sissoko/Dier? Sisoko/Dier offer a physical presence that i think is needed. Personally i think winks is crocked due to that ankle injury he had, and will have to add more to his game to start ahead of Dier/ sisoko.
     
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    JM has to work on possession and passing. Sisoko/ Dier are very limited in tight situations and put pressure on Defense by not showing for the ball, Tanguy/ winks are better in these situations. If Tanguy is fit i think he will be paired with Dier.

    The front four are very wasteful in possession they need to hold onto the ball and pass more accurately.
    There was a strange Var check, when son was flagged off side, at the time i was screaming at son for not shooting, instead he tried to lay it on for Kane who was tightly marked. So add decision making to the list of skills Jm has to work on. For the first time Jm has a clear week to work with the players amazing what he has done during a busy period. Coys
     
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    Nice to be back feeling good to be a Spurs fan!
    I knew the Wolves game would be hard, they outplayed us home and away last season, we were lucky last time to get the three points at Molineux. This time round we completely stole the points, clearly still issues with our defence and midfield. I thought Jermaine Jenas was spot on with his analysis on MOTD. Our midfield is way too negative away from home, always sideways or backwards, not driving forward. We need to sort that if we are going to regain away form. Nonetheless, delighted with the win, a perfect set up for the Chelsea game. Every team has to win ugly sometimes.
    Leipzig in the CL? Happy days...COYS.
     
  16. Jesper Member Blogger

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    Wolves play as Spurs played three years ago. Three central defenders, high and effective press.

    The midfield overrun again, better off the ball movement is needed both in defense and in offense. Vertongen is one of the best defenders around, he didn't have the speed but he did have the positioning. If what he knows could be taught then Spurs would have the best defense in the league.

    Ndombele hasn't looked fully fit in many matches this season and rested again. Hopefully it is not something chronic, we already have one Lamela for that :p

    I am ashamed to admit that I didn't see Vertonghens goal, when I saw that Eriksen was to take the corner then I assumed the worst. If JM is the one who fixed the corner-taking then he is even better than I thought :)
     
  17. Big fran Guest

    Jose has stated that he doesn't see sissoko to play down the spine of the team yet is playing there out of necessity and lack of quality. Jose generally likes to have control of that midfield area. Dier will be given until January to get back to his best or a top level pivot will need to be purchased before ndombele can be afforded to play in that midfield duo because he needs to be compensated for similar to that of yaya toure days marauding forward. With more quality yesterday we could have picked off wolves easily in the counter attack. Top many times we lost the ball cheaply and or didn't pick the right ball off quick enough between the lines.
     
  18. Spurporter Active Member

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    No way it was improvised. That corner was practiced.
     

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