Tottenham Hotspur suffered a serious blow within the race for a top-four end because the Lilywhites misplaced 1-0 at house to Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday afternoon, with Leandro Trossard bagging a last-minute winner.
Antonio Conte’s males have been lacklustre in entrance of aim, managing simply five pictures all sport, none of which have been on the right track, while Brighton managed to get 5 of their 12 pictures on the right track.
Regardless of staying in fourth, the defeat will present a possibility for Spurs’ rivals within the high 4 race to make up floor as we enter the ultimate weeks of the season.
No participant in a Tottenham shirt can maintain their head up excessive after the defeat, with Emerson Royal, Heung-min Son, Eric Dier all being properly below-par.
Nevertheless, it was undoubtedly left wing-back Sergio Reguilon who was the worst of the bunch in opposition to Brighton.
In accordance with SofaScore, the Spaniard loved simply 46 touches all afternoon, in addition to misplaced possession on 12 separate events – that means he gave away the ball with each 3.8 touches.
Furthermore, the 25-year-old failed to finish a single dribble, trying only one.
Moreover, there was additionally little defensive prowess from the wing-back, who didn’t make a single interception, clearance or block, along with making only one sort out all afternoon.
Most of all although, Reguilon’s passing was properly beneath par, with the Spaniard’s 62% accuracy – finishing simply 17 of his 28 tried passes – being the worst out of Spurs’ beginning lineup.
The left wing-back has had a good season – for essentially the most half – this time period, averaging a 6.92 SofaScore match ranking. Nevertheless, in opposition to Brighton, the 25-year-old mustered a 6.6.
In opposition to the Seagulls, Reguilon made his sixth look in Spurs’s final seven within the league – having missed the 5-1 win over Newcastle with a knock – and had definitely been incomes his place within the facet again after falling down the pecking order.
Following Tottenham’s 3-2 defeat to Southampton in early February, the wing-back who John Wenham claimed is the “worst of the bunch” and Tom Younger labelled “pathetic” went a month with out sport time within the league earlier than being reintroduced in opposition to Everton final month because the Lilywhites gained 5-0, with Reguilon scoring.
Ought to Reguillon be dropped?
What’s for sure is that lacklustre shows as Tottenham decide up poor outcomes gained’t cross the grade for Conte, and Reguilon will definitely have to supply higher performances over the remaining weeks of the season to make sure that his place within the facet is a certainty going into subsequent season.
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