Zero tolerance of Numpty's
The teams have for three times in total and they share 1 win and draw a-piece. The latest meeting at Wembley on matchday 1 was won by Monaco aided by two first half goals from Bernardo Silva and Thomas Lemar. While Toby Alderweireld scored the consolation goal for Spurs just before the half-time whistle.
Before the 2-1 loss at Wembley, Tottenham were unbeaten in 2 previous meeting against Monaco, which came during the Europa League group stage last season. Spurs earned a thumping 4-1 win at home before a 1-1 draw in the away fixture. Eric Lamela have scored four goals during those two fixtures, including a hat-trick in the home win.
Monaco have met Premier League sides on 15 occasions and managed 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses. Their record at home is 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats from 7 matches.
Spurs are win-less in away trips to Ligue 1 clubs, but managed 3 draws in 4 fixtures, losing only once. Their overall record is 4 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses from 9 matches.
Monaco are top of the group with 8 points after picking 2 wins and 2 draws from their 4 matches so far. They defeated CSKA Moscow 3-0 at home on matchday 4 with three quick goals in the first half. A draw will guarantee their qualification to the round of 16, while a win will confirm them as group winners if Leverkusen drops points against CSKA.
Group E Point Standings: Monaco (8),Leverkusen (6),Spurs (4),CSKA (2).
What does Poch do, with Chelsea at the weekend? experiment at left back as Davies is injured and Rose suspended? Go for it and see what we get, since this is truly a 'must win' game if we want to have any chance to progress. Who would be a Poch eh??
Spurs to win 2-1