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Robbie Savage Watch: How Spurs Can Play Like Every Other Team Against Manchester City

by | 29th, January 2014

ROBBIE Savage Watch: a look at the world’s favourite pundit. This week, Savage tells BBC viewers “How Spurs can beat Man City”.

We’d hasten to reply ‘Score more goal’, but that might be too trite for a deep thinker of the game, like Savage.

In his regular BBC Sport column, Robbie Savage looks at the tactical decisions which could decide Wednesday’s game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.

Tactics win matches at the top level. So. What are Robbie’s tactics?

Under Sherwood, the most obvious change by Spurs has been to play two strikers…with Emmanuel Adebayor coming into the team to partner Roberto Soldado. Sherwood picked Adebayor as a lone striker in their last game, against Swansea, but crucially he got much better support and saw far more of the ball than Soldado ever did when he was up front on his own under Villas-Boas.

So. That’s what Sherwood is doing right. But what would Savage suggest to beat City?

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