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The latest in our ongoing series of opposition chats as we careen towards the final game of the season.
The game against Chelsea in the middle of this week was something of a breakthrough for the much-maligned Emmanuel Adebayor. What did he do differently on the night?
Andre Villas-Boas has been experimenting with lineups and tactics a little recently, and in a number of respects it's been working. But has the Portuguese been daring enough when he's decided to tinker with things?
In a veritable avalanche of appreciation from his colleagues, Gareth Bale has been named both the PFA Player and PFA Young Player of the Season.
Bentaleb's strike just after the restart was enough to earn a combative Spurs side three points that keeps them top of their Elite Group.
A little insight into the mentality of the other side going into Sunday's game, courtesy of the owner/manager of City fan site Bluemoon.
AVB's desire to keep the on-loan winger with the squad next season may be tested in the next transfer window following a string of electric performances at QPR.
In his short cameo at the end of Spurs' nearly-disastrous home tie against Everton, Tom Huddlestone provided his advocates with some long-needed evidence that he can not only do a job for Spurs in a 4-3-3 formation, but can actually be a gamechanger.
The centre-back's award comes off the back of a month which saw him find the net three times in three games.
It might sounds like madness, but in a situation where Spurs seem plumb out of options Andre Villas-Boas could do worse than call up arguably his most prominent reserve wide player.
Tottenham's go-to goalpoacher will be consigned to the stands yet again this season for the side's next few ties after sustaining an injury to his leg.
Tottenham's almost unstoppable U21 side enjoyed an easier game than most experience in front of the Kop today, battling their way to a convincing 3-1 victory.
The winger's early contributions were wasted as Croatia came from behind to critically damage Wales' World Cup hopes.
The cream of Spurs' young English talent did the business for Stuart Pearce's side once again against a nine-man Austrian team.
With Gareth Bale moving towards a permanent central role and AVB tinkering with narrow formations, perhaps Spurs could learn a thing or two from one of the most successful wingerless teams of the past decade.
Gareth Bale was taken off early after an apparent injury to his ankle flared up during Wales' World Cup Qualifying tie with Scotland.
Jermain Defoe, Kyle Walker and Scott Parker all saw minutes in what was predictably an extremely fun game for England.
On yet another comfortable night for Stuart Pearce's rampant youth side against a lacklustre Romania team, Danny Rose, Thomas Carroll and Adam Smith all turned in brief but solid performances.
Andre Villas-Boas seems to make a big point of bringing out the untapped talents embedded in the members of his squad. Who will benefit the most from this approach?