Tottenham Hotspur’s players returned to domestic matters with a match against Liverpool on Saturday and Mauricio Pochettino’s side did all they could to turn one point into three as they ultimately played out a 0-0 draw.
Tottenham made a few changes with Danny Rose returning to the starting line-up in place of Welsh international Ben Davies and Mousa Dembele getting another chance to impress.
The latter certainly did that and he was ultimately crowned man-of-the-match, but Rose’s performance was slightly more hit-and-miss.
The left-back was making only his second league appearance of the season having been used predominantly in the cup competitions to date, but on this evidence he is a long way off the player who saw off Davies’ challenge with relative ease last season.
Rose is a wonderful attacking option but he still needs to work on his defensive contribution and it will be interesting to see who Pochettino picks for Tottenham’s next league game against Bournemouth later this month.
After the Liverpool match we took to Twitter to see what Tottenham fans thought of Rose’s latest performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:
In my excitement over Mousa, I forgot to mention Danny Rose. DANNY ROSE.— Shelley Johnson (@shelleyj89) October 17, 2015
Anyone else notice that eveytime Danny Rose goes down its like he is competing in a diving competition?!— Zeus #COYS (@superspurs34) October 17, 2015
Honestly didn't realise how much Danny Rose means to me until Milner tried to break him and I had a rage blackout— Rosa (@Rosa_la) October 17, 2015
Great to see Danny Rose back in the starting line up. Hopefully his pace and energy can introduce Chadli into play more #COYS— Spud'sy (@benngarbutt) October 17, 2015
Dad told me that he thinks Danny Rose isn't that good, i'm putting myself up for adoption.— Jake. (@YedIin) October 18, 2015
As for our full backs Kyle Walker wasn't at his best. Danny Rose was good but thought his distribution was so inconsistent today #COYS— Harry Charalambous⚽️ (@TransitionTHFC) October 17, 2015
Of the players coming back, dembele bossed it after a slow start. Danny Rose a worry at the back. Davies might return after that— Rob Burton (@robburton84) October 17, 2015