A late, late winner against West Ham followed by a comfortable 4-0 victory against QPR that briefly put Spurs top of the Premier league glossed over two home truths for Tottenham.
For much of the game at Upton Park, West Ham had been the more dangerous side, and Spurs would have gone away happy with a point, and QPR are not a great side and will find it hard to avoid relegation. Since then, Tottenham have struggled themselves, comprehensively outplayed by Liverpool and pegged back to a 2-2 draw...
Head coach Alan Irvine admits he is already under pressure - just five games into his West Brom reign.
The Baggies go to Tottenham on Sunday winless in the Barclays Premier League.
They were booed off after their 2-0 defeat to Everton last week and Irvine knows Albion must start producing.
"That's the nature of the job, anyone who's down the bottom end of the table is going to be in that position where they're under pressure," he told reporters.
"But it's four games in and it can change very quickly....
Tottenham defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto has been banned for three games by the English Football Association for tweeting his support for Nicolas Anelka following the striker's contentious "quenelle" celebration during a Premier League match last season.
The FA also fined the Cameroon international 50,000 pounds, warned him about his future conduct and ordered him to complete a compulsory education course.
Anelka celebrated scoring a goal for West Bromwich Albion against West Ham on Dec. 28 by performing...