Quick links

Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Ben Davies' Juventus display; talk up Danny Rose

Tottenham fans celebrate their third goal during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid at Wembley Stadium in London, on November 1,...

Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 2-1 at Wembley on Wednesday to end their Champions League campaign.

Douglas Costa of Juventus battle for the ball with Ben Davies of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus at...

Some Tottenham Hotspur fans are ruing Mauricio Pochettino's decision to start Ben Davies ahead of Danny Rose against Juventus.

Davies' positioning for the Italians' second goal - which dumped Tottenham out of the Champions League - was questionable to say the least, allowing Paulo Dybala to race through with only goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to beat.

Juventus' Argentinian striker Paulo Dybala (L) shoots over Tottenham Hotspur's French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to score their second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen...

The Welshman has however been one of Spurs's most consistent performers this season, keeping fit again Danny Rose out of the team more often than not.

Further injury problems have restricted Rose - who was Tottenham's first choice left-back before he was struck down midway through last season - to just three appearances since Boxing Day, all of which came against lower league opponents in the FA Cup.

Danny Rose smiles during a Tottenham Hotspur training session on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against Juventus at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on March 6, 2018 in...

Nevertheless, there are plenty who would have rather seen the 27-year-old called for Wednesday's last-16 tie...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tottenham had taken a first half lead against Juventus, with Son Heung-min on target, but quickfire goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Dybala ensured a somewhat smash-and-grab win for the visitors at Wembley.

Register for TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch