Tottenham's 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday completed a good week following Spurs' advancement to the Capital One Cup semifinals, but manager Mauricio Pochettino should be concerned about his team's inability to completely kill off weaker opposition.
This was a game Spurs should have won at a canter, but by the end, the White Hart Lane crowd was in a familiar nail-biting position. Pochettino will argue his tactics were vindicated by the score line, while others may argue he could have saved himself...
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes winger Erik Lamela's match-winning goal against Burnley will do wonders for his confidence this season.
Lamela's long-range strike in the 35th minute proved the difference at White Hart Lane as Spurs beat the Clarets 2-1 to climb to sixth in the Premier League table.
It was a first league goal for the 22-year-old, who has struggled to adjust to the pace of English football since his 26 million-pound move to north London in August 2013.
"He is very happy...
Erik Lamela broke his 25-game Barclays Premier League goal drought to seal Tottenham's 2-1 victory over Burnley at White Hart Lane.
The Argentina winger fired home from 25 yards to atone for gifting Burnley the platform for Ashley Barnes' equaliser.
Harry Kane headed Tottenham into the lead before Barnes levelled, George Boyd latching onto Lamela's misplaced pass in the build-up.
Lamela shook off that error to dart in from the right flank, tee himself up and convert a long-range blast to end his...