‘Magician’ Conte hailed for resurrecting careers of two Spurs stars after Liverpool

‘Magician’ Antonio Conte hailed for resurrecting careers of two Spurs stars after Liverpool‘Magician’ Antonio Conte hailed for resurrecting careers of two Spurs stars after Liverpool


Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte has come in for widespread praise on Sunday evening, on the back of his side’s showing versus Liverpool.

Son secures a point

Italian tactician Conte of course guided Spurs back into action a short time ago.

After seeing their prior two fixtures called off owing to a major Covid-19 outbreak in the club’s camp, the Lilywhites turned their attentions back towards matters in the Premier League, in a showdown with title-chasing Liverpool.

And though, in the end, Conte and co. didn’t quite manage the upset they were no doubt hoping for, the capital outfit did emerge with a deserved share of the spoils, in a 2-2 stalemate.

After Harry Kane opened the scoring inside fifteen minutes on Sunday, Liverpool soon turned the clash on its head, courtesy of strikes of their own from Diogo Jota and Andy Robertson.

Spurs, though, were not to be denied, eventually bagging what proved to be a decisive equaliser fifteen minutes from time, when Heung-min Son took advantage of a poor piece of goalkeeping on the part of Alisson.


Despite their side ultimately emerging with just a share of the spoils against a depleted Liverpool outfit (who were reduced to ten men late on) on Sunday, Tottenham’s supporters have since understandably found plenty to smile about post-match.

The north Londoners looked the better team throughout much of the action, and had it not been for inexcusable wastefulness in front of goal, particularly in the first-half, would undoubtedly have come away with all three points this evening.

Amongst the star performers for the hosts on the day were the likes of Eric Dier, Ryan Sessegnon, Dele Alli and Harry Winks.

Rather than single out individual players for praise on the back of the full-time whistle, however, many of a Spurs persuasion have since been keen to attribute the remarkable improvement showcased by long-criticised pair Alli and Winks in particular to one man.

The individual in question? Antonio Conte…


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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 17 31 41
2 Liverpool FC 17 35 40
3 Chelsea FC 17 27 37
4 Arsenal FC 18 4 32
5 West Ham United 17 7 28
6 Manchester United 16 2 27
7 Tottenham Hotspur 14 -1 25
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 -1 24
9 Leicester City 16 0 22
10 Aston Villa 17 -2 22
11 Crystal Palace 17 0 20
12 Brentford FC 16 -1 20
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 16 -3 20
14 Everton FC 17 -8 19
15 Southampton FC 17 -10 17
16 Leeds United 18 -18 16
17 Watford FC 16 -10 13
18 Burnley FC 15 -7 11
19 Newcastle United 17 -19 10
20 Norwich City 17 -26 10
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 15
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 7
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 7
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 7
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 6
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 6
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 6
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 6
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 5
King, Joshua Watford FC 5
Gray, Demarai Everton FC 5
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 5
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 5

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