“VERY UNFAIR”ANGE POSTECOGLOU HAS CONSIDER TO CHANGE HIS UNBELIEVABLE PLAYER POSTION WHO PERFORM POORLY AGAINST LUTON

Tottenham Hotspur continue to win after falling behind and Saturday’s 2-1 win over Luton Town only added to the list
Ange Postecoglou’s side are chasing Champions League qualification but they looked truly vulnerable in the first half
In Tottenham’s four previous home matches, they have been behind in the first half, coming back to win three of them
Saturday’s clash with Luton Town added to that record as Tahith Chong gave the Hatters a first-half lead
Tottenham were forced to come back and Issa Kaboré’s own goal brought Spurs level before Son Heung-min won the match late on
This type of story will divide opinion; Is this completely unacceptable or is it a sign that the winning mentality is improving at Tottenham
The truth may lie somewhere in the middle, but Postecoglou will expect better from his players, especially Dejan Kulusevski


Ange Postecoglou on Dejan Kulusevski Kulusevski has been a key player for Tottenham this season, scoring six goals and three assists
The Swede has justified Tottenham paying £25m to sign him permanently from Juventus last summer
However, Kulusevski didn’t exactly enjoy his best afternoon in a Tottenham shirt on Saturday
Kulusevski scored three key passes in the first half but was then substituted at halftime for Brennan Johnson
The change has worked wonders for Tottenham; Johnson’s quick pass gave Luton’s backline an opening for Kabore’s own goal
Johnson also bet on Son’s winning goal, meaning he technically recorded two assists to help Tottenham win the match
The Welshman also had a shot wide of goal from the narrowest range, so Postecoglou can be pleased with Johnson’s impact
As for Kulusevski, Postecoglou told Football London that he felt the Swede was simply trying to get involved too much
Kulusevski did not keep his width well enough and kept moving towards the middle to collect the ball in front of Postecoglou, believing that Johnson would be the best option to draw Luton out wide and in behind
“We felt that in the first half Deki probably came inside a little too much and we felt that Timo certainly had a chance on the left and if we had Brennan on the right, he can also be a threat,” Postecoglou said
“I thought both wingers were excellent in the second half
” player: he wants to always have the ball
I just think we had a different scheme in the second half
It’s not about the individual players but about the overall structure they have to follow
“I thought it was really important and I saw Timo had two or three really good chances, and we didn’t have the same joy at the other end because Deki was looking for the ball
With Brennan’s pace and very good performance, he gets into the box and I think the game will be good for him,” he added
Kulusevski’s position on the right flank could now come under huge pressure, with Johnson continuing to have a major impact
Johnson has contributed with goals and assists recently and if Kulusevski doesn’t do what Postecoglou wants, he could soon be out
It was just one game but Postecoglou showed he has no qualms about replacing Kulusevski if necessary, sending a warning to the winger that he may have to do so

 


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