Frank Lampard has shared his views on Tottenham Hotspur’s lacklustre performances of late within the aftermath of Spurs’ humbling Four-1 defeat to league leaders Manchester Metropolis on Saturday night.
Spurs’ current kind has seen final season’s runners-up stoop to a really modest seventh place, creating fears that they might wrestle to realize Champions League qualification this season.
Former Manchester Metropolis man Lampard was overlaying the sport between his previous facet and Spurs final night time on BT Sport, the place he claimed that Tottenham have barely stepped off the fuel since their Champions League victory in opposition to present European champions Actual Madrid.
5-Zero v Liverpool ✅
1-Zero v Chelsea ✅
Three-1 v Arsenal ✅
2-1 v Man Utd ✅
Four-1 v Tottenham ✅
Man Metropolis have already received in opposition to all the different groups to complete within the top-six final season.
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Wanting on the statistics, it may very well be onerous to disagree with Lampard, with Spurs solely managing three wins from eight Premier League matches since their victory in November.
Lampard, talking to BT, believes that Pochettino’s facet have misplaced their depth, which he feels could also be troublesome to rediscover.
Reported by HITC, Lampard stated: “They’ve relaxed. They obtained excited after beating Madrid. It’s onerous to show the change again on. Should you cease enjoying with depth, dangerous issues occur.”
Spurs had been nicely crushed in opposition to Metropolis, with objectives from Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling brace hovering Metropolis right into a Four-Zero lead in opposition to the north Londoners. Christian Eriksen managed to get a late comfort for his facet, however that was all it proved to be.
Spurs will subsequent be in motion on Saturday after they journey to high-flying Burnley, who’re one level forward of their opponents in sixth. With fourth and fifth positioned Liverpool and Arsenal respectively going through up on Friday night time, Spurs can not afford something apart from a win.
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