Spurs’ Érik Lamela breaks goal drought in easy win and ends Newport’s Cup run

07 February 2018 09:50
Mauricio Pochettino is sick and tired of being told he needs to win a trophy with Tottenham but the route to glory in the FA Cup appears to have opened up for him. This routine dismissal of League Two Newport County has set up a visit to Rochdale on Sunday week and, if his players can negotiate the treacherous surface at Spotland, they could find themselves in the quarter-finals.Tottenham got past AFC Wimbledon in round three – a struggling League One club – while Rochdale are even further down that division. Pochettino would never admit it but he has to hear the sound of opportunity knocking. Related: Harry Kane equaliser saves Spurs from FA Cup humiliation against Newport Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian