Survival of the Fittest
This team is different, innit than the others that came before them? But we knew that already. For 83 minutes Mauricio Pochettino left his best XI on the pitch, stunned by two early shock goals, and dominant for most of the rest of the time, until job nearly done, he finally inserted Son, Moura and Wanyama to run the Torino clock out.
Implausibly…Improbably…Incredibly… Spurs spotted one of the best sides in Europe two early goals, and then rallied to score more against them than the combined efforts of Juve’s last 16 opponents. Because they could. And they are fit enough, skilled enough, and brave enough to do it.
Let’s start with the negatives. On the opener, give Higuain credit. He was marginally offsides—Dele or Davies could have marked ...
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