Humiliated against Bayern Munich in North London on Wednesday and suffering their worst European result in the club’s history, Tottenham are desperate to pick up a morale boost when they travel to the Amex on Saturday lunchtime.
Eventually shipping seven against the German champions, Spurs have won just one of their last five matches across all formats, including crashing out of the EFL Cup at the hands of League Two outfit Colchester last week.
On the flip side, while Mauricio Pochettinio’s men might be in the midst of a serious struggle, the same can also be said for this weekend’s hosts.
Suffering a 2-0 defeat away at Stamford Bridge last weekend, Brighton have failed to win any of their last six Premier League appearances, a run that stems all the way back to the opening weekend.
Two sides both low on form and confidence, Tottenham should take some solace from their most recent meetings against the struggling South Coast outfit.
Picking up back-to-back victories over the Seagulls during the 2018/2019 campaign, you might be interested to know that Spurs can be found at 19/20 with Ladbrokes to secure a return to winning ways on Saturday.
Brighton’s toothless displays
While the mood around the Amex may have been on a high as Graham Potter opened his Premier League tenure with a 3-0 romp over Watford on the opening weekend, Brighton have come crashing back down to earth.
Falling out of the EFL Cup at the hands of Aston Villa last week and also once again tasting defeat at Stamford Bridge last weekend, the Seagulls have remarkably won just one of their last 16 Premier League matches.
Once again drawing a blank in West London last time out, there is no doubt that the former Swansea boss will be most concerned by his side’s lacklustre display in the final third.
Drawing a blank against a Chelsea side who had previously failed to record a single clean sheet across any format, Saturday’s hosts have now found the net just once in their last four top-flight appearances.
Despite bringing in the likes of Neal Maupay over the summer, Brighton have scored just four goals in their opening seven games, only Newcastle and Watford hold a worse return entering October.
You might be interested to know that Potter’s men can be found at 19/10 with William Hill to draw another blank this weekend.
The last days of Mauricio Pochettino?
Crashing out of the EFL Cup at the hands of Colchester and also hammered 7-2 by Bayern Munich in midweek, Tottenham are in the midst of their worst spell in recent memory.
Opening their Champions League campaign with just a single point out of a possible six, Mauricio Pochettino’s side have now remarkably won just a trio of their last 11 Premier League appearances.
With it appearing that there is a string of issues both on and off the field, many across England are starting to believe that Pochettino’s tenure in North London is drawing to a close.
Previously heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid, the one-time Southampton boss is also seen to be a huge favourite with the bookmakers to be the next manager to leave his post.
Spurs’ Argentinian coach is currently priced at 2/1 with Coral to be the next manager given the boot, ahead of Everton boss Marco Silva who sits at 3/1.
If Tottenham are to improve the mood in their camp this weekend, then Spurs will be looking for Harry Kane to spearhead their charge.
The England skipper has found the net in his last four consecutive matches across all competitions and can be found at 19/20 with BetVictor to extend that run on the South Coast.