In the end, it was an easy victory for Spurs over Greek champions Olympiacos in Spurs’ final pre-season game before the season opener against Liverpool next Sunday. And although, there were promising debuts for Peter Crouch and Sebastian Bassong and Spurs did look impressive in the 2nd half, my own expectations on Spurs’ chances this season remain pretty low. “Wait and see” is the operative phrase.
After all, this time last year, Spurs demolished Roma 5-0, with one David Bentley playing a blinder and Spurs fans will recall bitterly what happened next or as Harry is fond of reminding us all – “2 points from 8 games”. That said, an opening game against Liverpool will provide a accurate gauge of where Spurs stand in the scheme of things. Highlights below.