No Pot-holes for Spurs at Britannia

Spurs have gone from looking like top-four finishers to serious title contenders

Stoke take on the unenviable task of trying to put a stop to Tottenham's unbeaten run at the Britannia Stadium this Sunday. The Potters have recovered well from four defeats in a row and have won their last two matches on the trot. However, Spurs have been unstoppable since their 5-1 defeat to league leaders Man City and with six wins in a row, they see themselves sitting nicely in the third spot of the Premier League.

Tony Pulis will be without Mamady Sidibe who is still injured after coming off during a reserves match back in October. Other than this he has the choice of a full squad. With Wilson Palacios, Peter Crouch and Jonoahan Woodgate all available, we could see Stoke fielding three players against their former club.

Harry Redknapp's side have a number of absentee's who will be sidelined through injury for this Premier League battle. These include Niko Krancjar, Michael Dawson and Tom Huddlestone. Giovani dos Santos and Roman Pavlyuchenko also have doubts and may not be back to match fitness.

Redknapp will have to decide whether to bring back Rafael van de Vaart over the in-form Jermaine Defoe and he may choose the former's intelligence in what looks set to be a physical battle.

The Potters followed up an impressive win at Blackburn a fortnight ago with a hard fought win against Everton at Goodison Park. Peter Crouch's displays have begun to justify his £10 million price-tag and Ryan Shawcross has been a tower of strength at the back. However, their recent run of good-form could very well be undermined when the Tottenham boys come to town.

Spurs' form over the last couple of months is nothing short of spectacular. They remain unbeaten in 11 games, winning 10 of them and picking up 31 points out of a possible 33. They have gone from looking like a top-four finishing side to serious title contenders. Adebayor, Modric, Lennon and Bale have forged a superb quartet that, when in-form and full of confidence, look unstoppable. 

Tottenham were victorious four times from the last six matches against Stoke, including two out of three matches at the Britannia Stadium. Combining that with Spurs latest blistering form it looks hard to see how the Potters will be able to stand in the way of yet another classy win from a London side who will be full of confidence and looking to peg back the two Manchester teams above them.

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Written By:- Louise Clarke (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 09/12/2011 - 17:26 PM
Filed in:- Stoke Betting News, Tottenham, Stoke


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