Former Tottenham Hotspur chairman Lord Sugar took to Twitter to blast the team’s latest poor performance as they lost 3-1 at home to Benfica in the Europa League.
Having been humbled 4-0 by Chelsea at the weekend, Tottenham looked shaky at the back again this evening as they gifted two goals to the Portuguese side to give themselves a mountain to climb in the second leg away from home.
Although Christian Eriksen’s fine free-kick gave Spurs hope, the big money spent on the team in the summer has come under scrutiny again as the new signings have failed to lift Tim Sherwood’s side to better performances and results. Sugar, who was chairman at White Hart Lane between 1991 and 2001, often keeps an eye out for his old club and did not hold back in his tweet on tonight’s game. 110 million Spent on this team in the summer of 2013, he said. “No disrespect Leyton orient will give us a good game. . . .
Total joke. “Tottenham will have to pick themselves up quickly now, as they face a crucial North London Derby clash against fierce local rivals Arsenal on Sunday.