EPL Fans Deeply Disturbed By Strange White Markings On Pitch During Tottenham vs. Man City
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Having watched Minnesota United on the turf field at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for the last two years — often complete with the white football field markings and the giant University of Minnesota “M” at the center — I could only laugh at those with any vested interest in a crucial Premier League encounter between Tottenham and Manchester City today.
While some will blame the NFL game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Philadelphia Eagles which took place yesterday afternoon, the truth is that the fault lies entirely at the feet of Spurs brass, whose New White Hart Lane project has fallen desperately behind schedule.
Spurs lost the match 1-0 with Riyad Mahrez registering the game’s lone goal in the sixth minute.
While Erik Lamela missed a glorious chance to equalize for Spurs in the 80th minute. Yes, the ball did slightly bobble on the awful pitch.
So close Lamela! pic.twitter.com/Psnx719qnw— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) October 29, 2018
But let’s go to the Twitter jokes, and you’ll get the gist of them very quickly.
— Nicholas Deluca (@nicholas_deluca) October 29, 2018
— John Cook (@johneuelcook) October 29, 2018
Can't wait for everyone to say "touchdown!" when the first goal goes in... #TOTMCI— Matt Murphy (@Matt__Murphy) October 29, 2018
Sorry guys, we appreciate your requests but can confirm we won't be offering odds on Sergio Aguero (or any other player for that matter) to score a touchdown in #TOTMCIWe hope you all enjoy what should be a fantastic 4 quarters of football! pic.twitter.com/8YPmGS7FLv
— Sky Bet #RequestABet (@RequestABet) October 29, 2018
— DES KELLY (@DesKellyBTS) October 29, 2018
— The Dad Joke Man (@DadJokeMan) October 29, 2018
The Manchester City Meerkats lead the Tottenham Hotspur Hammerheads 1-0 at the end of the second quarter
— The Sportsman (@TheSportsman) October 29, 2018
— Doug (@biridoug) October 29, 2018
Keep going, everyone. Keep pushing the boundaries. We’re on to something here.