Tottenham Hotspurs displayed their resilience last week against Manchester City in a game that displayed how far the club has come under the management of Mauricio Pochettino. Despite being under pressure for the majority of the game Spurs were able to come out with a 2-2 draw.
One player that was impressive at the Etihad is young English midfielder, Harry Winks. Winks excelled with his ability to tuck into spaces and his excellent passing abilities.
Tom Huddlestone confesses that there will be some nerves among the players of the Derby County this weekend but on the other hand he believes that it can also be a good thing. The Rams nor round off their daily campaign of Sky Bet Championship on Sunday and that so with a do-or-die situation with the West Bromwich Albion at the venue of Pride Park Stadium.
Men of Frank Lampard are in a battle for 3 days for the spot of final playoff beside Bristol City and Middlesbrough. At present, Derby County are on the 6th spot on the table, 1 point ahead of the Boro and 2 points ahead of Bristol, and also with a superior difference of goal to both. A win over the Baggies (who are already into the playoffs) would definitely seal that top-6 finish. But a defeat or a draw could very well open the door for their other rivals. No matter what the result will be, the afternoon is definitely going to be tense as well as exciting at the Pride Park.
County Derby midman Tom Huddlestone stated that the ref of the game Simpson Jeremy has made an apology for sending him off the game against Nottingham Forest previous period. Huddlestone was expelled for an additional bookable offense in the end phases of the Rams’ goalless draw at the Ground of city in March. The England global was yellow-checked for a foul on Forest’s Lee Tomlin in the 78th moment and grabbed another alert three minutes after the fact after he was punished for a handle on a similar player.
Derby debated the choice at the time and Huddlestone uncovered that the issue had received some conversational attention with Simpson since. “Despite everything, I don’t think mine was a red card previous period,” said the 31-year-old man. “To be reasonable, that ref has made an apology to me double from that point forward as of now. I revealed to him he was a couple of months past the point of no return.
Derby County saw their six-match unbeaten run in the Championship brought to a premature end by a resurgent Aston Villa side that defeated them 3-0 at home.
The Rams came into match with so much confidence, going unbeaten in their last six league outings. That unbeaten run included wins over fellow promotion favorites, Sheffield United and just relegated West Bromwich Albion, as well as a well-deserved draw on the road at Middlesbrough.
Derby County midfielder Tom Huddlestone said that his team needs to remain focus if they want to get a place in the play-off. They have been struggling for form since February and have yet to win a game since then.
Tom Huddlestone said that there is still hope for the team and that they need to believe that they can make it. He said that the players have been fighting hard all season and that it would be a disappointment to miss the play-off now. Read More