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Tottenham Hotspur: Tactical Analysis

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Spurs Women’s NLD-winning goal was a 13-pass back-to-front play, and a sign of things to come

Martha Thomas’ winning goal involved

Tottenham Tactics Theories: How could Spurs line up under Postecoglou?

[Coach Beard voice] Total football, baby!

Pedro Porro’s presence in Tottenham’s lineup only improves Dejan Kulusevski’s potential

Pedro Porro’s improved technical skillset compared to Emerson Royal should be huge for Dejan Kulusevski’s performance.

Three things we learned from Tottenham 2-0 Marseille

Analyzing Conte’s tactical shift in Tottenham’s draw at Chelsea

In a match where Spurs were outplayed, Conte used a formation change (and a bit of luck) to earn a difficult point at Stamford Bridge.

Four talking points from Tottenham’s loss to Brighton

Three Tactical Observations about Rodrigo Bentancur at Tottenham Hotspur

And yes, it goes beyond "this guy’s pretty good."

Analyzing Tottenham’s Build Up Play Against Everton

Tottenham absolutely destroyed Everton on Monday in possession. Let’s talk about how they did it.

Tottenham Have a Midfield Problem

Spurs’ results have been poor lately, and the problems start in the center of the pitch.

How Adama Traore can fit into Conte’s Spurs

Analyzing Conte’s midfield three vs Liverpool

Three takeaways from Tottenham’s draw with Liverpool

Liverpool was perhaps the biggest litmus test that Conte’s new-look Spurs have faced so far. What did we learn?

Conte’s halftime tactical adjustment saved Tottenham’s match vs. Leeds

Conte admitted that he made specific tactical choices between the first and second halves vs. Leeds. But was this reactionary or by design?

What to expect from Antonio Conte’s tactics at Tottenham

How will Spurs play under their new boss?

Cuti Romero and Nuno’s defensive lineup conundrum

Romero is a sure-fire eventual starter for Nuno Espirito Santo. The question is — who does he replace?

Nuno’s Build Up Problems Against Wolves

Tottenham struggled with the midfield against Wolves. But Giovani Lo Celso can help

How Ryan Sessegnon will fit into Nuno’s Tottenham system

After a good year on loan in Germany, Sess is back and ready to stake a claim for his place in Spurs’ crowded left back field.

How Tottenham will play through the flanks under Nuno Espirito Santo

What defensive target Takehiro Tomiyasu could bring to Tottenham Hotspur

The Japanese international is a solid talent playing in a weird defensive role at Bologna.

Five Tottenham players Paulo Fonseca could have developed the most

I studied up on Paulo Fonseca and thought these 5 Spurs would have benefitted most from the appointment.

Dr. Strange Hire: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Fons

I talked myself into Paulo Fonseca and so can you.

Joachim Andersen: a tactical analysis of the Tottenham Hotspur transfer target

Spurs have had a long-standing interest in Andersen. But is he a good fit for Spurs’ revamped back line?

A Deep Dive Into Graham Potter’s Brighton

If there’s a front-runner for the Tottenham job, it looks like it could be Graham Potter. But how do Brighton’s tactics and performance impact how he might do at Spurs?

Spurs do the business: Three key takeaways from Tottenham’s 4-0 win over Sheffield United

Mason has won 100% of his League matches... can Spurs keep him past May?

Four talking points from Tottenham’s 1-0 loss in the League Cup final

Tactics Break: different match, same issues for Tottenham vs. United

Manchester United broke down a timid Tottenham in the second half. Here’s how.

Spurs’ young players put up an subpar display against Newcastle - and that’s OK

Young players make mistakes. That’s how they get better.

Tottenham’s Build Up Problems - And Why Lo Celso Has a Part to Play the Rest of the Season

Gio’s return to Spurs’ team is timely. Tottenham need him.

North London Derby preview: Will Spurs press or sit back against Arsenal?

Jose Mourinho and Spurs have a choice against Arsenal: absorb pressure or go for the jugular.

Lucas Moura finding joy at Tottenham from deep and middle of the pitch

In this tactics video, Andres Ramirez looks at Lucas Moura’s performance against Crystal Palace and how his role has changed for Spurs since a central shift.

Loan report: Tottenham’s Oliver Skipp is bossing it at Norwich City

Skippy has become an integral part of Daniel Farke’s Championship-leading Norwich squad. What does that mean for his future at Spurs?

Assessing blame for City’s second goal against Spurs

Ilkay Gundogan’s first goal against Tottenham on Saturday is a microcosm of what’s been wrong with Spurs this season.