Are you able to imagine we’re already per week into this dang match? Feels rather a lot longer, doesn’t it? We’re now halfway by means of the second spherical of the group levels and in a number of the teams the image is turning into a bit clearer.
We all know that a few of you aren’t watching this World Cup for quite a lot of causes, however for individuals who wish to know the way the Tottenham Hotspur gamers did for his or her nationwide groups, we’re going to proceed to maintain you appraised. Right here’s a abstract of at this time’s matches.
Tunisia 0-1 Australia (Group D)
No Tottenham gamers had been concerned with this match.
Saudi Arabia 0-2 Poland (Group C)
No Tottenham Hotspur gamers had been concerned with this match.
France 2-1 Denmark (Group D)
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg: Began and performed the complete 90 for Denmark. A really “Tottenhamish” efficiency — quite a lot of trade, at instances fairly impactful, ran round a bunch. One missed shot, two midfield tackles.
Hugo Lloris: Began and captained France from in purpose. Helpless to stop Denmark’s equalizing purpose however had a superb cease a few minutes later.
Former Hotspurs: Christian Eriksen began for Denmark and performed decently nicely, although France was in a position to stifle his creativity in and across the field.
Argentina 2-0 Mexico (Group C)
Cuti Romero: A second half defensive substitute for Argentina. Notable that the Argentine protection appeared to enhance after he got here on.
Former Hotspurs: Juan Foyth was an unused substitute for Argentina.