Victory against Juventus would complete February masterclass from Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino manager

Tottenham Hotspur were handed four of their season's toughest matches in the space of two weeks and have done remarkably well so far.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to Miguel D'Agostino, Tottenham Hotspur first team coach during the Tottenham Hotspur FC Training Session ahead of there UEFA...

A Tottenham Hotspur victory away in Turin tonight would complete a stunning masterclass display of management from Mauricio Pochettino

Just two weeks ago, Spurs were about to embark on by far the toughest run of fixtures of their season, in fact, perhaps of any team this season. A 14-day period beginning on 31 January and ending today would see them play Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Juventus with an unnecessary FA Cup replay match against minnows Newport County in between.

With one game to go on this daunting set of matches, Tottenham have been victorious on all but one occasion, drawing with Liverpool at Anfield in one of the season's most exciting fixtures to date.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his sides second goal and his 100th Premier League goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at...

The game ended 2-2, with Tottenham clawing their way back to a point after a very late penalty that garnered much controversy. That aside, however, Pochettino's men dominated for much of the match and were unlucky not to come away with all three points.  They still have much to be proud of though.

After all, Manchester City experienced their first and only loss of the season at Anfield, and it is a difficult place to go and win. 

Prior to the run of fixtures, many fans and pundits alike had branded February the 'make of break' month for Tottenham. Despite not actually moving into the top four after the league fixtures, they sit one point behind Chelsea with a superior goal difference and a single win, dependent on the results of others, could see them climb from fifth to third. 

Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur walk out onto the pitch before the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at...

Having dropped as low as seventh less than nine league games ago, and with Manchester City having all but officially secured the title, a top four finish is all Tottenham should be aiming for in the league. 

As for the Champions League, Spurs were handed a further boost this month with the return of a quartet of injured players. All have returned and hit the ground running, and the ease with which they have seamlessly slotted back into the side is testament to Pochettino's work. 

Danny Rose, Erik Lamela, Toby Alderweireld and Harry Winks' return to form can only bode well for tonight's game against Juventus.

Should they secure a win, or even a solid away draw, Tottenham can be extremely proud of their February achievements and fly home to welcome the Old Lady to Wembley, as they look to build on their wins against Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund and make a significant impact in the Champions League in the process. 

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