Just when you thought Tottenham are heading in the right direction, a collection of strange decisions and occurrences — headlined by Sergio Reguilon’s outrageous own goal — bring you harshly back to reality.
The harsh reality, no matter how much we don’t want it to admit it, is that Tottenham are closer to a middling side than an elite one. There, I’ve admitted it. And it pained me to do so.
That’s the sole reason Harry Kane will leave his beloved club in the summer. The current collective is nowhere near good enough to challenge for silverware. Their hapless, rather infuriating, performance yesterday in front of 10,000 outraged supporters highlighted in a nutshell the side’s extensive list of deficiencies.
A number of perplexing events from the 2-1 loss to Villa exacerbated Spurs’ discernible shortcomings.