On Sunday Spurs were rampant against a Millwall side that posed little threat throughout the 90 minutes. Pochettino’s record victory with the club sees Spurs to an FA Cup Semi Final for the first time since 2012, where they lost 5-1 to Chelsea. The Lilywhites have drawn Chelsea next in the cup and will face the Blues on either 22nd or 23rd April. This is most probably the worst draw Tottenham could have had the misfortune of having but spirits are still high at the Lane. Tottenham are the only side to have really challenged Chelsea this season and they were the team that caused Chelsea’s 13 game win streak to come crashing to the ground. If Tottenham have ambitions of being the best team in the country they must beat the top teams consistently to prove themselves. Quite simply to be the best you have to beat the best.
Tottenham proved against Millwall that they could rotate players and still get the result, with 4 changes made to the starting 11 that played against Everton. Son had a sublime performance scoring a hat trick and making the Millwall fans regret their racist chants. His first goal could easily sum up his entire Spurs career, mis controlling the easy ball and getting it stuck under his feet but then pulling a wondrous strike from out of nowhere. He can be frustrating and inconsistent but he can also be truly fantastic. With Harry Kane suffering what looks to be a nasty injury, Son may need to step up in his absence and be the clubs talisman. However, Janssen’s first goal from open play may propel his form to lofty heights and he could be the one to replace Kane.
So realistically, what can Spurs achieve in the cup? Glory, is the simple answer to that question. Tottenham have a real chance to break their silverware drought of 9 years and bring back the FA Cup to White Hart Lane, for what could be the last time ever. All they have to do is beat the best team in the country at a stadium where good form is hard to come by and then they’ll be halfway there. Of course it will be difficult but isn’t everything when you’re supporting Tottenham Hotspur?
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