'Awful', 'Having a mare' - Tottenham fans fume at 21y/o for first-half display v Man City
Tottenham were brought down to earth with a bump in the first half at Wembley on Saturday.
Man City dominated the play and took a deserved 2-1 lead into the break, after goals from Gabriel de Jesus and a penalty from Ilkay Gundogan, before Christian Eriksen got a goal back.
Tottenham were poor across the pitch, with David Silva and Kevin de Bruyne running the show, but the fans saved most of their criticism for the backline, and Davinson Sanchez in particular.
Sanchez was to blame for the first goal, a simple long ball straight through the middle that he failed to deal with.
And it casts a light on Mauricio Pochettino’s decision to drop Toby Alderweireld from the squad.
Tottenham still have 45 minutes left to save the game but it’s a long way back against a Man City side on form and desperate to clinch the Premier League title.
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Here are the best reactions from Tottenham fans to Sanchez in the first half:
Davinson Sanchez is seriously overrated imo
— Donnie B (@BanksDonnie) April 14, 2018
Sanchez needs to fix up
— JT (@jacckktaylor) April 14, 2018
Davinson Sanchez mistakes: 2
I miss Toby
— Nathan Wilson (@theNwilson3) April 14, 2018
Ridiculous. Everyone keeps talking about how good Davinson Sanchez is, but it always seems like he's at fault when a goal is conceded.
— Phil Friend (@Phil_Friend) April 14, 2018
Davinson Sanchez…awful defense
— Bryzzo Schwarbaez (@TheRobertoUTVol) April 14, 2018
Dembele Sanchez and Lloris having a mare…. I’m actually surprised because I expect that from Trippier and Davies
— King J’Challa (@DJ_Strika) April 14, 2018
Let’s not forget: this club would rather run out Sanchez every week than pay one of the best Premier League CB’s what he’s worth. #COYS
— Ryan Seltzer Houk (@Rybonator318) April 14, 2018
— Matt Bamber (@MattBamber1) April 14, 2018
Sanchez is having a shocker, #COYS
— derrygareth (@derrygareth) April 14, 2018
— DP Taylor (@Dptaylor17) April 14, 2018