·21 March 2023
·21 March 2023
Tottenham Hotspur have been unconvincing with their performances this season.
Their place in the Premier League top four is under pressure, while they went out of the Champions League after suffering a 1-0 aggregate defeat to AC Milan in their round of 16 tie.
Manager Antonio Conte went berserk at his team after Spurs’ latest 3-3 draw at relegation-threatened Southampton.
The Italian boss called his players ‘selfish’ after their late collapse saw them drop two points at St Mary’s on Saturday.
Spur will not play for the next two weeks as several players are representing their countries during the international break.
They will return to action at the start of next month – we look at Tottenham’s fixtures in April.
Everton – April 3 (A)
There have been signs of improvement since Sean Dyche has taken the reins of Everton.
They have recorded some positive results, including a shock 1-0 win over leaders Arsenal.
In their latest league encounter at Chelsea, the Toffees twice came from behind to secure a 2-2 draw.
Tottenham eased past the Merseyside outfit 2-0 in October but they could find them more resilient this time around.
Brighton & Hove Albion – April 8 (H)
Brighton & Hove Albion are one of the top contenders for securing European football next season.
They have been consistently performing well and are currently seven points behind Spurs with three games in hand.
Tottenham prevailed in their previous meeting at the Amex Stadium, with Harry Kane’s early goal proving decisive.
They will look to claim a double over the Seagulls, but that will be easier said than done.
Bournemouth – April 15 (H)
Bournemouth’s league position might suggest they will be easy opponents for Tottenham. However, the Cherries have been improved under Gary O’Neil recently.
They came very close to securing a victory at Arsenal before shocking Liverpool with a 1-0 win at the Vitality Stadium.
The lure of staying in the richest football league is likely motivating them to put out their best efforts on the pitch.
Conte’s side faced tough competition the last time they met Bournemouth in the Premier League.
The Londoners will be well advised to avoid complacency when they face them next month.
Newcastle United – April 23 (A)
This will likely be one of the toughest fixtures for Tottenham in April.
Eddie Howe’s side registered a superb 2-1 victory over Spurs earlier this season, with Callum Wilson and Miguel Almiron on target for the visitors.
Newcastle have rediscovered their form again recently, and Spurs will have to be at their best to beat them at St James’ Park.
Manchester United – April 27 (H)
United have made significant progress under manager Erik ten Hag.
The Red Devils broke their trophy drought by winning the Carabao Cup, while they are also alive in the FA Cup and the Europa League.
Man United comfortably defeated Tottenham 2-0 at Old Trafford and will fancy their chances of completing the double.
Liverpool – April 30 (A)
Liverpool have suffered a decline in fortunes, with the team crashing out of the Champions League and the domestic cups.
They now have just a top-four finish to fight for this season, similar to Tottenham’s situation.
Conte’s side last met Liverpool in November when they lost 2-1. They will be gunning for revenge here,
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