Lifting the Capital One Cup could be the key to unlocking Tottenham’s potential, giving them a winning mentality and providing the spark that takes the club on to bigger things, according to Jan Vertonghen.
Erik Lamela came off the bench at half-time and got the crucial breakthrough nine minutes later as Tottenham earned a 2-0 home win over Brighton and advanced to the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.
Ben Davies admits he has been frustrated as he continues to wait for his first Premier League start at Tottenham, but he is determined to be patient, keep any irritations to himself and avoid causing any problems in the squad.
Captain Younes Kaboul says Tottenham’s “blackout” after half-time yesterday was unacceptable – and he believes Spurs “looked defeated” as soon as they conceded the equaliser in their 2-1 home defeat against Newcastle.
Tottenham blogger David Lee was pleased to see a change of direction in the last home game against Southampton and believes the Lilywhites should continue to kick towards the Park Lane end in the second half at White Hart Lane.