...gained. Spurs trip to Leverkusen in the Champions League was a classic game of two halves, with another uninspiring performance from the visitors.
...but still unbeaten. All the guaranteed things that would happen when Spurs played West Brom in the league did happen, except they got out with a point.
...beyond. One ex Barcelona based manager taught another ex Barcelona based managera lesson in pressing as Spurs beat the previously unbeaten Man Citeh in Guardiola's first real test in the Premier League.
...east. With all the excitement of Fat Sam Allardyce I completely forgot a completely forgettable Champions League game as Spurs finally got off the mark in Moscow.
...Teesside. Spurs moved up to second in the Premier League table after securing a win over Middlesbrough in their unbeaten start to the league campaign.
...alright, a.k.a. Wimmer's Alive. Maurico Pochettino took the renamed League Cup seriously by fielding the under 12 side that went out and stuffed Gillingham, five nothing.
...cloud. At the end of Spurs one nil annihilation of Sunderland you wondered if the result was worth the injuries as Spurs players were dropping like flies.
...attendance. While Spurs, in their opening Champions League match, flattered to deceive on the pitch some were more interested in the off field numbers that was more of an embarrassment.
...were introduced to football. Spurs really got their season up and running with another four nil thumping of the Stoke thugs at their own dump.
…over again. One kick in the dying seconds couldn’t hide the fact that the same team that struggled at the Euros, struggled exactly the same way in Sam Allardyce’s first game as England manager. I had originally thought that Adam Lallana’s last ditch goal had moved Allardyce from being the new Hodgson to him being […]
...day. So yet another mega spending transfer deadline day has passed, did Santa bring your club what you wanted?
...but that's all. Spurs' third league outing of the season turned into an exercise in “taking the positives” in another lifeless, drab, disappointing affair.
...I've come to talk with you again. In a season that was supposed to end Spursy, Spurs managed to be more Spursy than ever before as they blew it on the final day in the most Spursy fashion imaginable.
...points. In a season when Spurs have put up some of their best numbers in Premier League era the weekend loss to Southampton put them ahead of another unwanted table.
...fighting. The bank holiday barney of Stamford Bridge saw Spurs lose their heads and a two goal lead to hand the “we won Leicester the league” trophy to the jubilant Chelski.