Tottenham 2-2 Wigan

Spurs had to come from behind twice after two goals from stand-in striker Andreas Johansson, who gave the Latics an early lead after racing through.

Mido flicked an equaliser from a Paul Stalteri cross before Johansson netted again after a neat move involving fellow striker Henri Camara.

But Spurs replied immediately, with Defoe finishing off a Mido flick-on.
Crap!

I was hoping, and with my team selection betting on a low-scoring game here. At least I had Scharner with an assist and a SOT to soften the blow.

Of course the other half of this week, I am betting on goals for Charlton and Newcastle. So expect a drab nil-nil draw on Tuesday. Sic semper.

8 comments:

  1. So does that now make him Ahmed "I can't believe I'm losing to this guy" Mido?

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  2. only after Tuesday when Marcus "he's useless" Bent trips over his own shoelaces.

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  3. Kahzaad9:37 AM

    Maybe u shud have considered that both newcastle and charlton had reasonable tough fixtures in the FA cup fixtures, so with players tired it should be a hard fought scrappy game with 2 goals at most.

    Whereas Wigan and Tottenham both had to go for the win since there is a big difference between 6 and 7 for Wigan and 4 and 5 for Tottenham.

    Thats usually something fantasy managers look out for while selecting the high scoring games.

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  4. Wow, you been ripped J. At least he was good enough to put himself out there with his opinion before the NUFC/Charlton match. If he'd waited until afterwards it would have been a cheap shot but he's put himself out there to be abused a little bit if/when there are a bunch of goals tomorrow.

    Just one question for our good reader - since when do Southampton and Brentford constitute a "tough fixture"? So'ton are relegation fodder in the Championship and Brentfore are League One. Not exactly Chelsea and ManYoo.

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  5. All FA cup matches are tough, actually they are quite often more physically draining than a lot of PL matches.

    That's what makes the Cup so special. The magic is that the lowly teams quite often beat the big boys.

    Charlton did bag a few but Newcastle might have easily been beaten by the Saints.

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  6. Charles5:59 AM

    Easy or not, all matches go for 90 mins at least.

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  7. Kahzaad10:45 AM

    he he .. sorry for being that blunt.. and yes.. i did intend to stick my neck on the line and say what I did...and even if the result doesn't turn that way..the point still remains that FA cup fixtures against lower opposition does take a lot of premiership opposition.

    Just making a point for future consideration.

    That said I hope what I predict is true..I have Given and Elliot on my team!!

    Cheers.

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  8. Looks like time to give Kahzaad his props - NUFC/Charlton was a stinker. Don't know if I'd attribute it to FA Cap matches or not but regardless, even the Gamecast "sounded" dreadfully boring. Here's hoping Given actually got 3 saves in addition to his CS :-)

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