Tottenham Hotspur hero Micky Hazard says David de Gea not to blame for defeat

David De Gea of Manchester United makes a save from Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (R)  during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium...

Former Tottenham star laments poor finishing.

David de Gea of Manchester United at full time of the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

David de Gea matched up to everything Tottenham Hotspur threw at him as Manchester United earned a 1-0 win at Wembley.

De Gea made 11 saves as United clung on to Marcus Rashford's excellent first half strike.

 

It's easy for Tottenham to hide behind De Gea's brilliance, but the goalkeeper's saves showed Spurs have work to do.

Former Spurs midfielder Micky Hazard praised De Gea, and said himself that Tottenham must improve their finishing.

David De Gea of Manchester United makes a save from Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (R)  during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium...

Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane all missed chances to convert past the United goalkeeper.

In fairness to United, they had a few good chances too early in the second half, with Paul Pogba missing three.

Tottenham dominated the last 20-30 minutes of the match, and came up against an inspired goalkeeper.

Next time they are unlikely to be so wasteful, and will be thankful that the next match is against a porous Fulham defence.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on January 13, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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