Tottenham Player Ratings: Blanked at home to Swansea

Paola Ditto
Settembre 17, 2017

Their disposal of Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday, effected so clinically, was supposed to have shaken off all that talk of a Wembley jinx; it certainly looked the flawless platform for a routine evening against Swansea City, but once again they laboured at their temporary home and the familiar doubts returned as quickly as they had evaporated.

Tottenham had another frustrating performance at Wembley as they were held to a scoreless deadlock by Swansea.

Swansea did not land a single shot on target at Wembley, which is an indication of how rarely they were able to get up the pitch.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino on the Olsson incident: "It was so unusual the decision of Mike (Dean, referee)".

Cape Town - Swansea City manager Paul Clement believes his players will be motivated by the chance to play at Wembley Stadium against Tottenham on Saturday.

"It is true that players try to score to win and show good performance and in the end win titles".

Despite being in the ascendancy, Spurs failed to create many clear openings in the first half, with Son Heung-Min's effort from a tight angle one of its best moments.

Messi and Ronaldo had both scored more goals by the time they had reached Kane's age, although they had played more games.

'At the very last minute Pochettino called me and convinced me [to join Tottenham].

In picking that goal as his favourite, Pochettino said: "Maybe I can find many other goals that were fantastic, but for me the goals are related to emotion, in the period you are living". The reality is that we have dropped a lot of points (at home) after three games but I am not anxious.

Tottenham had two strong appeals for penalties turned down, with Martin Olsson appearing to deliberately handle in the area and Jordan Ayew seeming to clip Serge Aurier.

"In contrast, Swansea really struggled against Newcastle".

While Spurs have started the season well, there is still potential for them to shift up a couple of gears.

Following the draw, Tottenham are still to register a league win at their temporary Wembley home.

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