Tottenham Hotspur lost 2-1 to Manchester United this afternoon.
Tottenham Hotspur's pre-season preparations continued this afternoon as they took on Manchester United in Shanghai this afternoon, losing 2-1.
Mauricio Pochettino's men fell to defeat though, with Anthony Martial giving United the lead in the first half, squeezing a shot past Paulo Gazzaniga at the near post.
Lucas Moura's deflected strike pulled Spurs level after fine footwork on the edge of the box, but United came back with another goal as Angel Gomes sealed the win.
Tottenham won't be too disheartened, especially with the number of young players in action, and one of them was defender Japhet Tanganga.
The 20-year-old centre back impressed as a starter against Juventus on Sunday, and was given the nod once again by Pochettino this afternoon.
Tanganga caught the eye against United, even though he maybe could have read the play a little better for Martial's first-half strike, with the Frenchman's movement catching him out.
Fans took to Twitter to praise Tanganga's 'class' display, adding that he looks 'brilliant' and 'really promising', even claiming that Spurs don't need Arsenal new boy William Saliba, as they already have a talented young defender in their ranks in Tanganga.
Tanganga, wow.— Kaleb Burchett (@DatDudeKB3) July 25, 2019
tanganga has really impressed me, looks class— Bradley (@ThfcBradley) July 25, 2019
Class performance by Tanganga. Would love to see more of him this season— • (@LukaszM_23) July 25, 2019
who needs saliba when we have tanganga— D1V1D3D (@D1V1D3DxFLASH1) July 25, 2019
Tanganga having another impressive game, made some vital interceptions and blocks so far.— pochciple (@pochciple) July 25, 2019
Tanganga is looking brilliant— Niall (@NVero99) July 25, 2019
Tanganga looks damn promising— choo (@harrykanejr07) July 25, 2019
Tanganga is looking really good.— Max (@TerrificTanguy) July 25, 2019
Tanganga looking impressive again!— Spurs Down Under (@SpursDownUnder) July 25, 2019
This Tanganga guy looks class, so far— • ᴊᴀᴄᴋ • (@JxckTHFC) July 25, 2019
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