Day: November 1, 2020

Premier League data dive: Arsenal end 14-year wait for Old Trafford win, Bale off the mark

Arsenal have endured a frustrating run at Old Trafford in recent times, but they ended a 13-game winless streak in Premier League visits to the stadium on Sunday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a penalty to secure a 1-0 win over Manchester United. Gareth Bale got off the mark in his second spell at Tottenham to earn …

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‘We keep fighting’ – Mourinho reacts as Spurs move up to second with hard fought 2-1 win over Brighton

Jose Mourinho was proud of his side’s ‘reaction’ as Tottenham moved up to second in the table, courtesy of a battling 2-1 win over Brighton on Sunday evening. Mourinho’s side were humbled in midweek after a 1-0 defeat to Belgian side Antwerp in the Europa League, yet were quickly ahead against the Seagulls, Harry Kane …

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Football cannot be an exception – Guardiola on the game´s lockdown quandary

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said football must accept its fate if lockdown extends to professional sport for a second time in England amid the coronavirus pandemic. Guardiola expressed a concern that many businesses are under threat at a time when football, albeit without fans, may get a special pass from the UK government. Prime minister Boris …

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Tottenham boss Mourinho eulogises over ‘beautiful’ change in English football after expressing yet more VAR bemusement

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho revealed his bewilderment with VAR after stating “only the referee can explain” the incident that led to Brighton’s equaliser. Spurs secured a narrow 2-1 victory over Brighton after substitute Gareth Bale notched his first Premier League goal in seven years. The Seagulls went toe-to-toe with Tottenham throughout the contest, but were …

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Invisible £110k-p/w Spurs favourite who made only 10 passes badly let Mourinho down – opinion

Tottenham Hotspur got back to winning ways on Sunday night as they defeated Brighton & Hove Albion at home but for the very first time this season, superstar Heung-min Son looked underwhelming and largely anonymous. Perhaps Spurs’ congested fixture list has finally caught up with the South Korean favourite as he was invisible up against …

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