Tottenham finished the season in style as our lads notched up a sensational 5-4 win against Leicester City at Wembley. Although the Foxes seemed to have the upper hand for a good majority of the game, Spurs made a brilliant comeback to secure 3 points.
The scoring was opened by Jamie Vardy, which was followed by Harry Kane within the first 10 minutes of the game. Although the playing field seemed level, Riyad Mahrez put Leicester in the driver’s seat with a great shot. From there on, Leicester dominated the game and their lead was secured further with a goal from Kelechi Iheanacho.
However, a stunning goal from Erik Lamela followed and Spurs were back in the game with a bang. To further increase the pressure on Leicester, our players were looking for another goal but unfortunately for the Foxes, Christian Fuchs handed us what we wanted, via an own goal. Lamela then scored another goal and the match was nothing short of a nail-biter.
Vardy chipped in with another goal after the 70th minute but just like how the game started, Kane answered with a spectacular strike. This win ensured a third-place finish for us and our fans were overjoyed on Twitter. Here are some of the best reactions:
Goodbye Wembley… we’ve had some games there that I will never forget but I cannot wait to go home 💙 3rd place and not a single home game. I love you @SpursOfficial
— Kate (@KateCSpurs) May 13, 2018
No home game all season and still finish third.
Well done @SpursOfficial
— KIERAN SPURSLIFE (@gloryglorythfc1) May 13, 2018
— George Smith (@NewHopeGeorge) May 13, 2018
Before Pochettino, Tottenham last finished in the top three (third, under Venables) in 1989-90. Poch has now done it three times in a row (third, second, third). And the last #THFC manager to achieve that was Bill Nicholson (third, first, third, second) between 1960 & 1963. #COYS
— Ben Hayward (@bghayward) May 13, 2018
— Basti (@itsWaschtl) May 13, 2018
Wow.🔥 What a season. I’ve been to Madrid, Manchester, Liverpool, Leicester, Southampton, Stoke, Brighton, Swansea, Watford & Wembley to watch this team. I 💙 @SpursOfficial. Another top 3 finish. It’s what #Tottenham dreams are made of. ✨ #COYS #THFC #TTID ⚽️ #HesMagicYouKnow
— Lucy Jones (@thisislucy) May 13, 2018
— I_Saw_Harry🥝11.4.18💗 (@HollyoaksNut) May 13, 2018
People ask me why I support Tottenham. This is why. The lowest of lows mixed with the highest of highs. Spending £B's to buy trophies and being expected to win everything every year could never excite me. What a F thrill it is supporting our club, wouldn't change it for the world
— Matthew (@MathTHFC) May 13, 2018
[Video] Amazing new time-lapse footage showcases pitch and seating areas of Tottenham’s new stadium
Tottenham’s new stadium is towards completion and a new time-lapse video from last week has been shared which highlights the final stages of work being done.
The video begins with a view of the exterior where cranes are working on one section of the structure. The next part features an aerial view of the entire stadium. The video shows construction being done throughout the night to get the venue ready as quickly as possible.
A clip from the video showcases a section where numerous glass panes are yet to be installed, however, a number of cranes and workers are on the job.
The pitch was installed a week ago and an interior shot displays the grass and the artificial pitch lighting. It is great to see that most of the seats are installed and the LED hoardings across the seating area of the stadium.
Hopefully, the venue will be completed quickly. Tottenham have spent a lot of time away from home with Wembley being used as a temporary ground. We even played a Carabao Cup game against Watford at Stadium MK.
“Star on and off the pitch” – Some Tottenham fans react to Spurs star’s hilarious dance
Lucas Moura seems to be enjoying his season with Tottenham. The Brazilian had a fantastic performance against Manchester United a few weeks ago and was even recalled to the Brazil squad during the recent international break.
The former PSG man has become a starter for Spurs and a recent video was shared by Moussa Sissoko of the Brazilian dancing.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 22, 2018
Some Tottenham fans reacted to the Moura dance and loved every second of it.
AMAZING CHEERFUL SAMBA SPURS TALENT
— Enjoy your life (@english4alu) October 22, 2018
Star on and off the pitch.
— ⁴ (@Alderrweireld) October 22, 2018
Happy to be leaving London Stadium dressing room I imagine #WestHam
— Jeremy Palmer (@JeremyPalmer7) October 22, 2018
Who put Mambo No. 5 on? Winks?
— Enter the VAR (@thedarkpav) October 22, 2018
— Alex (@highpressmess) October 22, 2018
He certainly danced his way through Westham on Saturday 😁
— Marc R (@marcrozier1) October 22, 2018
hahaha love you 😁😘
— WanboSports万博体育 (@wanbosports) October 22, 2018
Loved it – putting your name in for Dancing with the Stars 😀
— LadyCP1851 (@LadyCP1851) October 22, 2018
Lucas is Crazy, hahaha
— Ramon Dos Santos (@nomarmsn) October 22, 2018
Thankfully he plays much better than he dances!!!😳
— Des Bennett (@DesBennett5) October 22, 2018
Spurs beat West Ham in a tough London derby on Saturday and will need another quality performance against PSV Eindhoven in midweek.
Tottenham have lost their two Champions League group games this season, and we need to defeat the Dutch team to have any chance of making it into the next round.
Tottenham downplay interest in signing 25-year-old Colombian star
Tottenham have no plans of signing Wilmar Barrios from Boca Junior, sources have told ESPN. The Colombian international had a decent World Cup with the national side and was linked with a move to Spurs, according to the report.
Reports (h/t ESPN) suggested that we had agreed on personal terms with the 25-year-old’s representatives and were preparing a bid for the midfielder.
Spurs were the only club to not sign a player in the summer but the manager was open to signings in January.
The manager was quoted by ESPN as saying:
“In football you always need to think you can improve, and you need to try to improve your squad.
“We couldn’t sign [in the summer] for different circumstances, but we wanted to sign.
“Now January will come and we’re going to try to sign. I think it’s not only us — all the clubs and managers want to sign players, must refresh the squad.
“We need to try again in January or the summer if we want to move on the team and the club.”
Spurs are in a great position in the Premier League as we are just a couple of points behind the league leaders.
Hopefully, the right signings can help us push on this season and lead us to our first ever Premier League title.
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