...time. Spurs looked to be really Spursing up their chance of a League Cup final when Christen Eriksen did what Christen Eriksen does and put pay to Sheffield United's Wembley dreams.
...Wembley. That's about all you can say about Spurs' one nil victory over Sheffield United in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final.
...coming? Spurs on an unbeaten run, just thumped the anointed champions, against a team in trouble with a new manager, who had recently just been stuffed by Spurs after handing them a defeat. Only one outcome really, as Spurs lost to Crystal Palace.
...lately. Spurs have had two wins and two draws over the festive period and not a single post on here about any of them, till now.
...forward. Burnley at home, after two wins in the week, was meant to be a banana skin for Spurs, but it turned out after a game of two halves and three goals to be one more hurdle overcome.
...makes. AVB was sacked leaving Dim Sherwood in charge, his first game in charge saw a demoralising League Cup quarter final loss, a year later Pochettino saw a 4-0 thumping of Newcastle at the same stage.
...grab. Reports coming in tell of a group of Spurs footballers who crossed the border into England late last night after a daring raid in Swansea that saw them grab 3 points after coming under intense attack.
...and reverse is hit. Spurs resurgence lasted just over three days and then they had to play Chelsea away and well we all know that wasn't going to end well.
...click. A post Europa League home game, coming from behind, Soldado scoring, pressing, securish defensively, hanging on in the dying minutes for the victory against Everton, Spurs found that gear and clicked into it.
...week. Another dispiriting result looked to be following another dispiriting display by Spurs until a bit of luck here and there saw them overcome Hull 2-1.
...plumb. It was barely a month ago when Spurs last found a new depth to plumb, well after yet another meek loss at home, to Stoke, they've delved deeper down into the abyss.
...Spursy. Another Thursday night, another Europa League fixture, another Spurs performance that ticks all the boxes, the ones you want and the ones you don't as they beat Asteras Tripolis....Spursy. Another Thursday night, another Europa League fixture, another Spurs performance that ticks all the boxes, the ones you want and the ones you don't as they beat Asteras Tripolis.
...to Spurs. It takes some level of awfulness to be one up against Spurs with six minutes left and to walk off the pitch with no points after another loss.
...visit White Hart Lane. Two teams rocked up to play Spurs this week both needing a lift in fortunes Newcastle left with a reinvigorated season Brighton left being out of the League Cup.
...day. Harry Kane in goal, bumbling an easy shot into the back of the net as Spurs finally got their Europa League going with a 5-1 victory over Asteras Tripolis.