Soccer / llorente
Tottenham eliminated from FA cup
Tottenham played against Crystal Palace today in 4th round of FA cup. Coach of hosts Roy Hodgson put those players in action today: J. Speroni,S. Dann,M. Kelly,J. Ward,P. van Aanholt,J. Schlupp,C. Kouyaté, A. Townsend,M. Meyer, C. Wickham , W. Zaha. Tottenham had following squad: P. Gazzaniga,J. Vertonghen, K. Trippier, D. Sánchez, K. Walker-Peters, J. Foyth, Lucas Moura, E. Dier, G. N'Koudou, O. Skip, Llorente. Big surprise were K.Walker-Peters on left side of midfield with K''Koudou in front of him. Game started bad for Spurs as Crystal Palace scored in 9th minute. One good pass from the right side in the middle, Dier was slow Palace player passed forward where Sancez was cought unprepared and Palace player shoot, Gazzaniga deflected the ball just to Wickham who shoot at empty net from close range. Soon after thing went even worse as K.Walker-Peters made stupid handball in the box. Referee saw that and pointed to the spot and Towsend scored easily for 2:0. Spurs were dominated in field but without chances just one poor shot from Lucas Moura and close range miss by N'Koudou. Then Crystal Palace player brougth down Foyth in the box for penalty for Tottenham. Trippier takes responsibility and poorly missed entire goal for around 1m. Second hald we saw Spurs attacking with some half chances for Llorente who shot poorly in 40 years old 3rd call goalkeeper of Palace and was once to slow to get the ball in front of goal. I don't know why center forward even as bad as Llorente did not take penalty ? I was eager to know if he can score a goal from penalty, but then Trippier took the ball. I guess we will never know that for Llorente. This was poor elimination from FA cup from one mediocre Premier League squad. I would dare to say that in next game Watford squad is going to be a big favorite for away win against Tottenham. I am preparing my SCR for that day odd will be juicy I am sure.