Photo: Serge Aurier's Tottenham performance summed up in one image

(L-R) Hirving Lozano of PSV, Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur  during the UEFA Champions League  match between Tottenham Hotspur v PSV at the Wembley Stadium on November 6, 2018 in London...

Tottenham defender Serge Aurier went tumbling against PSV.

(L-R) Hirving Lozano of PSV, Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur  during the UEFA Champions League  match between Tottenham Hotspur v PSV at the Wembley Stadium on November 6, 2018 in London...

Tottenham Hotspur defender Serge Aurier needed a big performance against PSV with Kieran Trippier dropped.

Aurier was disappointing, lasting 75 minutes before being taken off for Trippier.

The right-back has barely figured for Spurs this season, a year after clinching a £24 million move from PSG.

 

His performance last night can be summed up in one comical image above in which he is seen taking a spectacular tumble after colliding with opponent Hirving Lozano.

It illustrates Aurier's at time cavalier attitude which puts him in positions from where he is often found scrambling.

Last night his crossing let him down, and this is the area in which Trippier is undoubtedly stronger.

Serge Aurier of Tottenham and Jorrit Hendrix of PSV Eindhoven during the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between Tottenham Hotspur and PSV at Wembley Stadium on November 6, 2018...

Aurier was the only Tottenham defender to complete fewer than 80 per cent of his passes, and just one of his seven crosses found it's target.

On a night where he desperately needed to start building a case for himself, Aurier will reflect on it as a missed opportunity to demonstrate why he should be a starter. 

Even with Trippier's inconsistent form, Aurier may have to wait a while for his next chance.

(L-R) Hirving Lozano of PSV, Serge Aurier of Tottenham Hotspur  during the UEFA Champions League  match between Tottenham Hotspur v PSV at the Wembley Stadium on November 6, 2018 in London...

 

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