Michel Vorm on why Tottenham should be wary of Burnley

Michel Vorm

Michel Vorm says Tottenham Hotspur need to be cautious against Burnley this evening.

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Michel Vorm has explained to the club’s website why Spurs have to be cautious in the FA Cup replay against Burnley this evening.

Spurs host Sean Dyche’s team after a 1-1 draw at Turfmoor, which left Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino frustrated that his team couldn’t get the job done first time round.

Vorm has suggested that Burnley’s unity and team spirit could be a problem for Spurs during the game.

“Burnley are a team, they work hard together - Their biggest quality is that teamwork. They will fight until the end and with Danny Ings and Ashley Barnes up front, they have players who can make something happen out of nothing,” said Vorm.

“They put all that effort in and wait for one or two half-chances and most of the time, they will convert one. That’s why we will have to concentrate against them for 90 minutes.”

Tottenham should have enough talent to get through the game this evening and it’s important they show just as much fight and character.

The only way to beat a team that works hard as a unit is to match them and better their effort levels.

It won’t be easy because there is a slight chance of fatigue, with Tottenham having played so many matches already this season.

However, Pochettino should be backed and will trust his players to make the right decisions over the course of 90 minutes.

Tottenham were criticised earlier in the season for letting their concentration slip at key moments, with Gary Neville critical of the side on Monday Night Football for Sky Sports for the way they approached the second half in the league against Newcastle.

Tottenham head into the game as favourites and they need to work as hard as Burnley to live up to that label.

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