Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley woes continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. Spurs were again dominant at the national stadium but were unable to convert any of their chances with forward Harry Kane going closest when he rattled the crossbar in the second half. Victory would have lifted last season's runners-up to third but they sit fifth with eight points after five games. Swansea, in 14th, have five points after another encouraging performance.
On the surface, it would be an easy outing for Manchester United as Everton have won just one out of four matches in the league and United have been extremely convincing. Everton was defeated by Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea after managing to draw against Manchester City 1-1. United, on the other hand, started the season brilliantly with three wins before a surprise draw against Stoke City last weekend. Manchester United vs Everton Live score and updates.
Phil Thompson believes that Tottenham Hotspur forward Heung-min Son is much more impressive as an impact player. Phil Thompson told Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports that he feels that Heung-min Son is a fantastic impact player for Tottenham, but becomes less effective when he enjoys a run of games in the side. He demonstrated his quality with a stunning goal in their Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund in midweek.
Playing at Wembley Stadium can inspire Swansea City as they bid to improve their poor record against Tottenham Hotspur, manager Paul Clement has said. Swansea have lost 10 out of the last 12 Premier League games against Tottenham and last beat the London club in the English League Cup in 1991. Although they lost 1-0 to Newcastle United last weekend and have just four points this season, Clement said Swansea had reasons to look forward to Saturday's game against Tottenham.
Mauricio Pochettino says he is not worried that Tottenham's Wembley Stadium woes will derail their Premier League title bid. Tottenham have now failed to win any of their three league games at their new home following Saturday's goalless draw with Swansea. We have a new squad, a different dynamic which we need to create to win games not just at Wembley but away. Tottenham were looking to score for the 30th consecutive home game but found Swansea a tough nut to crack.
Manchester City stormed to the top of the Premier League as Sergio Aguero's hat-trick inspired a 6-0 demolition of Watford, while Philippe Coutinho's return couldn't lift Liverpool in a 1-1 draw against Burnley on Saturday. Aguero ensured they did just that as the Argentine forward maintained his mastery of Watford at Vicarage Road. Tottenham Hotspur failed to win for a third successive league match at Wembley as Swansea City held on for a 0-0 draw.
Burnley, who could even have poached a late winner through Ben Mee, held on for an unexpected point to add to the four they secured at Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. Liverpool's 125th anniversary celebrations fell flat at Anfield where they completed a disappointing week by drawing 1-1 with Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.
Tottenham Hotspur won 17 of their 19 Premier League games at White Hart Lane last season but have yet to take maximum points in three matches at their new Wembley home. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said they were unlucky not to beat Swansea on Saturday after the Welsh side held them to a goalless draw. I am happy with the performance although it is another game we draw here at Wembley and that is no good.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 SWANSEA CITY 0 Tottenham Hotspur's Wembley woes continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday. Spurs were again dominant at the national stadium but were unable to convert any of their chances with forward Harry Kane going closest when he rattled the crossbar in the second half. Appearing to be clipped as he raced into the box while Kieran Trippier blazed a fierce shot narrowly wide late on.
Alvaro Morata wants Chelsea fans to call a halt to chanting a song in his honour which includes anti-Semitic language. The song describes supporters of rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who have traditional links to the Jewish community, as Yids. There are many ways to enjoy yourself at a game and to cheer on your team or your favourite players. By all means, cheer me on, sing my name, sing songs about Chelsea but let's avoid this chant.