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Monday Hoddle of Coffee, Soccer News and Links, February 20, 2017

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Spurs beat Florida Men and other weekend news

Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur - The Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images

(HT to Michael Caley for the Fulham as Florida Man joke—check out their shirt sponsor.)

After a bad week last week it was nice to see Spurs start this week so well yesterday, wasn’t it? Based on the Europa League game I was... not expecting 3-0. We had some ropey defensive moments (that’s the right word, isn’t it?) but on the whole it’s hard to be too unhappy about something like this:

The Links:

Spurs Ladies advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup thanks to this moment of magic from Bianca Baptiste:

Ridiculous and Brilliant: The Dutch Education of Luis Suarez

Yesterday was Brazilian star Marta’s 31st birthday.

Atlanta United gives up their first ever MLS preseason goal in hilarious fashion:

It’s a week for managerial lunatics as Marcelo Bielsa was hired at Lille and Zdenak Zeman is back at bottom-of-the-table Pescara. (Pescara defeated Genoa 5-0 in his first game back in the dugout.)

Meet Alban Lafont, the next great French goalkeeper.