Looking ahead to November

On Friday night one of Tottenham’s records was under threat as Bayern Munich took on Eintracht Frankfurt. If Bayern had won they would have equalled the Spurs double winning sides’ record of 11 straight wins at the start of the season. No club from any of Europe’s top 5 leagues have equalled that record and on Friday, Bayern fell short, only managing a 0-0 draw. And talking of runs, Spurs are looking to extend their unbeaten run this season to 10 games as they take on Aston Villa at the Lane tonight.

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Times, they are a Changin’

Or so sang Bob Dylan as he looked at changes in the sixties, you know, when Tottenham ruled the World (Well England and Europe anyway).

Been a few games since I last put 0s and 1s to electronic paper and in that time we have played another four games. The Europa campaign started with a deserved three points (and a typical Spurs scare). Six points gained in the league and a loss to the mortal enemy from South London.

Looking at each game briefly we saw the introduction to the faithful of Heung-Min Son and two goals against the Azerbaijani champions. Ok! they scored first and looked a better team than many would have given them credit for before the game but to be fair they did beat Inter last season so it should not have been that much of a surprise. It seems that the coaching staff had noticed their strengths and at the end of the day we won quite easily to clock up three points.

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