No matter occurs in Tottenham’s conflict in opposition to West Ham, Gareth Bale is more likely to be the principle speaking level.
Since finishing a season-long mortgage change from Actual Madrid, this recreation was recognized because the one Bale could be more likely to make his second Spurs debut.
Jose Mourinho admitted as a lot in his pre-match press convention, saying that the Welshman will ‘in all probability’ play on Sunday.
Nonetheless, all this pleasure about Bale might distract Spurs from the duty at hand of getting previous an in-form West Ham outfit.
The Hammers’ final two league matches noticed them breeze previous Wolves with a 4-Zero victory on dwelling soil earlier than dismantling Leicester, successful 3-Zero on the King Energy Stadium.
Spurs go into the conflict on a excessive of their very own, having humiliated Manchester United of their final outing with a 6-1 win at Outdated Trafford.
However Mourinho’s males haven’t been so good at dwelling this season, dropping to Everton and drawing to Newcastle.
The long-term kind e book additionally means that Spurs are in for a troublesome take a look at with West Ham boasting an honest report when going through them on their travels.
The Hammers have received at Spurs 5 instances within the Premier League. The one staff the place they’ve tasted extra success at is Fulham, having reigned victorious at Craven Cottage on seven events.
In the meantime, Spurs have the Hammers’ make-shift striker Michail Antonio to fret about too.
He’s scored 4 objectives in as many video games this season – and 10 in his final eleven Premier League matches. It’s additionally value nothing he has a powerful scoring report in opposition to Tottenham.
In truth, Spurs are the facet he likes scoring in opposition to probably the most within the Premier League, having netted 4 in seven matches in opposition to them.
Perhaps Spurs will should be Bale-d out as soon as once more! Sorry…