Dele Alli shows off a few key soccer skills in his goal versus Manchester United. Dele Alli not only shows his strength by shielding the soccer ball as it’s in the air but shows you that a juggle of the ball into space is a skill that can lead to a goal. Often it’s thought that juggling doesn’t translate to the game. But Alli uses his soft touch to juggle the ball into an open area where he can strike the ball and score. The juggle skill enables to split two defenders and score.
Here’s video of the goal. Dele Alli brilliantly controls a rebound off David De Gea and smashes Spurs level at Old Trafford.
According to talkSPORT, since Jose Mourinho became manager of Tottenham, he’s moved Alli higher up the pitch, playing just behind Harry Kane, which has allowed Alli to get in the attack more and be more creative. Perhaps Alli can now truly rise to his potential and become one of the best football players in the world. He certainly has the ability and talent to be mentioned with the likes of Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar. Mourinho said this about Alli.
“He’s playing really, really, really well. I couldn’t ask for any more from him. He’s playing amazing, scoring goals, assisting, working, fantastic.”
And despite losing the match 2-1 to Manchester United. Jose Mourinho still believes they can win the league. He said this to NBC Sports. according to BettingTop10, Tottenham Hotspurs still have a chance to win the Premier League. What’s most important I would think to Mourinho is making sure that Spurs finish in the top four so the team qualifies for next years Champions League.
“We cannot win the Premier League this year. I am not saying we will do, but we can win it next year,” Mourinho said. If we are able to win any titles this year it will not be thanks to me. It will be due to the club’s fantastic work. It will be because of the long term vision and plan of the whole club. The stadium is part of the vision, the training ground is part of the vision, keeping the best players is part of the vision. Refusing to let the best players leave the team, is part of the vision as well. And Maybe hiring a manager with my experience is part of the vision as well. Mourinho also said that If Tottenham wins the title, whether it’s during his period it will not be because of him. It is just the natural consequence of the vision and the plan.”
Long term, Mourinho wants to win not just the EPL title but win another CL title.
According to 90min’s latest news, “In the case of Spurs last season, just the fact of reaching the final is an amazing achievement, no doubt. To arrive in the final is an incredible achievement…but it’s not history. History is winning.”