Soccer.Oliver Skipp missed Tottenham’s match because of a knock he received, according to London’s Alasdair Gold. Tottenham was playing at the Amex Stadium.
Cristian Romero joined the list of long-term absentees for Spurs this week, joining the ranks of Micky van de Ven, Ivan Perisic, Manor Solomon, James Maddison, Rodrigo Bentancur, and Ryan Sessegnon. Yves Bissouma is still serving his ban.
On Thursday, Ange Postecoglou had to insert Pierre-Emile Hobjerg into the starting lineup to partner Pape Matar Sarr after Skipp was not included in Tottenham’s matchday roster.
I hope Oliver Skipp gets back in time for Bournemouth.
The Spurs academy graduate did not travel to the South Coast, as Gold has now disclosed, because he had taken a knock.
The reporter also disclosed that Skipp is anticipated to be fit for Sunday’s match against Bournemouth and that it is not a significant problem.
Dejan Kulusevski, a Swede who received his fifth yellow card of the year in the 4-2 loss to Brighton, will serve a one-match suspension and will not be available against the Cherries.
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We would definitely have a lot more energy if Skipp and Sarr were in the midfield, which is essential to Postecoglou’s plan for the side to counterpress. All of Hojbjerg’s good qualities notwithstanding, he lacks the quickness and agility needed for Ange’s method.