Poch crisis deepens after Connolly brace and Lloris horror injury

first_imgMAURICIO POCHETTINO’S week went from bad to worse as Spurs were humbled at Brighton – while Hugo Lloris suffered a sickening injury.Poch was already feeling roughed-up after being hammered 7-2 in Tottenham’s back yard by Bayern Munich on Tuesday.7 Aaron Connolly hit a brace on his first Prem startCredit: Getty Images – Getty7 Harry Kane and Co have endured a nightmare weekCredit: Getty Images – Getty7 Serious questions of Pochettino are only growingCredit: Getty Images – GettyAnd his side made the worse possibly start as Neal Maupay netted after three minutes, profiting from Lloris’ drop before the Spurs skipper suffered a suspected broken arm.Teenager Aaron Connolly doubled the lead on 32 minutes before grabbing a delightful second midway through the second half to end Poch’s hopes.Spurs were rocked when inside three minutes Lloris dropped a routine long ball from Pascal Gross, allowing Maupay to nod home from a few yards.It was a horror gaffe but attention quickly shifted to the horror injury Lloris sustained as he fell back into his goal.The Frenchman cried out in pain as his left arm bent the wrong way as he smashed it on the turf.Physios gave the Spurs skipper oxygen as they attended to him for five minutes before carrying him slowly away on a stretcher.7 Lloris was hurt in the incident that gifted Brighton the leadCredit: PA:Press Association7 The striker wheeled away having netted his third of the seasonCredit: Reuters7 But Lloris had to receive oxygen as he was stretchered offCredit: AFP or licensorsMost Read In FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himLosing Lloris shellshocked his team-mates and for the rest of the half their unforgiving hosts threatened to pile on the misery.Just after the half hour they had their second goal as Connolly saw his initial shot from Dan Burn’s cross saved by sub keeper Paulo Gazzaniga, before tucking in the rebound.The strike saw Graham Potter’s men double their tally for home goals this season and the question was then how many more they would score.They hit the bar through Pascal Gross’ free-kick after the break before 19-year-old Connolly cut inside Toby Alderweireld to slot in to the far corner.This was Spurs’ 17th defeat of 2019 in all competitions – now the worst record of any Premier League side. Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in agony as he suffers horror elbow injury at Brighton7Mauricio Pochettino insists he will not run away ‘like a kid’ despite questions over Spurs futurelast_img read more

What does a Madrid shield do on the Camp Nou scoreboard?

first_imgThe social media scandal uncovered by the Being has caused the week to have been one of the most difficult of Bartomeu since he is president of Barcelona. In fact, in the prolegomen of the meeting against Eibar, the chief executive culé had to hear screaming for his resignation. The only thing he needed to round out a critical week was to preside over a meeting next to the image of a Real Madrid shield. Well, it has been. Luckily, Messi always appears to put out all fires and eclipse any image, even if it is a shield of the eternal rival. What does a Real Madrid shield do on the Camp Nou scoreboard? Who has put it? How do you get there? These are questions that are surely being asked by the board of the Barcelona and the whole Barca fans. And is that During the match played on Saturday between Barcelona and Eibar, a Madrid shield looked attached to the Camp Nou marker, just below the town occupied by President Josep María Bartomeu. The image did not go unnoticed by graphic editors. However, none of those present in the box of authorities noticed this. In the absence of clarifying the origin of that shield and who placed it there, it looks like someone has wanted to troll the Barca president …last_img read more