Graham Roberts reacts on Twitter to Spurs win over Manchester City
Graham Roberts has picked out four Spurs players for particular praise on Twitter after Nuno Espirito Santo’s men opened their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.
Tottenham were outstanding against the champions in North London. They defended heroically at times.
And they looked dangerous on the counter throughout the contest. It was Son Heung-min who scored the game’s only goal, finding the bottom corner from the edge of the box during the second-half.
But several Tottenham players produced colossal performances against the Cityzens.
Japhet Tanganga was incredible up against Jack Grealish. Meanwhile, Eric Dier and Davinson Sanchez put last season behind them with sensational displays.
And Oliver Skipp vindicated Nuno’s faith with some brilliant work in the middle of the park.
Roberts lauded the entire team on social media following the final whistle. But the former Spurs man seemed to hint that he was particularly impressed by that quartet…
— Graham Roberts (@GrahamRoberts4) August 15, 2021
Tanganga and Skipp stake claim for prominent roles with stunning displays in Spurs win over Manchester City
Tanganga and Skipp were two of the players who were probably anxious to find out what the plans were for them this season.
But Nuno has included the pair in his plans. And they have taken the opportunity with both hands.
Tanganga was man of the match on Sunday. But Skipp did not look the slightest bit out of place in a star-studded midfield.
And the pair can surely now expect to enjoy important roles in Nuno’s team over the coming campaign if their displays are a sign of what is to come.
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