Liverpool and Manchester City fans mock Tottenham’s Premier League title challenge following surprise defeat to Burnley
A win would have put Spurs within two points of the top two sides City and Liverpool but their loss at Turf Moor could spell the end of their title hopes for another season
The build-up to this weekend’s football saw Tottenham touted as challengers for this season’s Premier League title, and rightly so.
They went into their match at Burnley, which they were expected to win and move to just two points off the top two Manchester City and Liverpool.
Tottenham had a huge chance to close the gap on Manchester City and Liverpool
And with City playing in the Carabao Cup final and Liverpool facing a resurgent Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, a win would put Spurs within two points of them.
However, things did not go to plan at all as Mauricio Pochettino’s men fell to a 2-1 defeat at Turf Moor despite the return of talisman Harry Kane to the starting XI.
The defeat leaves Spurs in a difficult position and if Liverpool can get anything out of the United game, then that’s vital ground Spurs have lost.
Spurs were unable to get a result despite Harry Kane’s return to the starting line-up following an ankle injury
Spurs’ next two league games sees them take on Chelsea and Arsenal too, which are no gimmes.
It’s a result that will leave Spurs fans with that burning sense of frustration that just when it looks like they’re in with a chance of winning something, they capitulate at the crucial moment.
But some Liverpool and City fans were in no mood for sympathy and basked in the glory at seeing Pochettino’s men bottle it.
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