Tottenham fans on Twitter agree with Shearer as he slams Poch’s Foyth decision

Tottenham fans on Twitter agree with Shearer as he slams Poch’s Foyth decision

If you haven’t heard by now, Mauricio Pochettino has been slammed for his decision to field Juan Foyth over Toby Alderweireld against Arsenal in the North London derby. A lot of pundits have had their say on the Argentine’s decision, and Alan Shearer, in particular, has gone to town on the Spurs gaffer, with a lot of the Lilywhites completely agreeing with the ex-Newcastle hitman.

Most Tottenham fans had no problem seeing Foyth starting for them on Sunday, and it turned out to be Jan Vertonghen who caused the problems at the back, giving away a penalty and getting sent off. Still, though, the pundits have jumped to slate Pochettino for his decision to throw Foyth in at the deep end as a starter in his first North London derby since signing back in summer 2017.

Whilst speaking on Match of the Day, Shearer asked the question of who would you rather play against out of Foyth or Alderweireld if you were Pierre-Emerick Aubamyeang, and the answer is an obvious one. Pochettino should have gone with the Belgian and fielded his strongest side, but it simply wasn’t to be for the Lilywhites. You can read those comments from the BBC pundit on The Daily Mail, but most Spurs fans will probably give it a miss as they aim to avoid all North London derby content.

You can see what the Lilywhites had to say about Shearer’s comments here:

Tottenham fans everywhere have full faith in Pochettino, yet they can’t help but agree with Shearer on this one as their Argentine gaffer got it wrong.

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