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Why Tottenham shouldn’t fear playing without injured superstar

first_img REVEALED 3 And when you add to this a similar rise in goals against, up to 1.4 goal against from a mere 1 when he plays, it does feel daunting.Eriksen does plenty of running for Spurs and is positionally aware, which makes him excellent when defending counter attacks and losing this will hit Pochettino’s team as a whole. Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade huge blow Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Overall, though, the statistics are more evenly balanced with Tottenham’s points per game average without him being 1.8, down from 1.9, while the amount of shots per game remains 16.1.They do allow more efforts on their own goal, up to 12.1 from 10.8, and see a dip in possession to 56.2 per cent per game, down from 58.9.But there is a striking rise in passing accuracy in the opposition half, up to 73.1 per cent from 70.5, which may point to a more considered and slow and methodical approach without Eriksen.However Pochettino attempts to deal with life without the Dane, it certainly could see them struggle against Huddersfield Town, but perhaps not as much as many would think. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ silverware 3 BEST OF REPLY Latest Football News 3 REVEALED The first thing that becomes clear is a dip in goals scored, which is pretty hefty. Eriksen’s absence sees Spurs go from 1.9 goals for per game down to 1.4. This, fans would hope, won’t mean too much against Huddersfield but given their inability to break some sterner five-man defences down in recent years it could be troubling. Erik Lamela has hit three goals and made two assists in his five appearances this season and could replace Christian Eriksen. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move no dice Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury ADVICE Tottenham star Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring against Inter Milan. Most Tottenham Hotspur fans will tell you Christian Eriksen is irreplaceable.The Dane is Spurs’ most creative player with incredible vision and in possession of both a fine pass and shot. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? It’s often lamented Eriksen doesn’t have a direct replacement, especially when he hits patches of poor form, and now they must face Huddersfield Town without their playmaker due to injury.How manager Mauricio Pochettino will play without his star man in midfield is unknown right now with Dele Alli, Heung-Min Son, Lucas Moura, and Erik Lamela all capable of causing menace in a similar role.So far, since joining the club back in 2013, Eriksen has only missed 16 Premier League game but how did Tottenham do without him, talkSPORT.com takes a look at the statistics. Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade RANKED last_img read more

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