Date: 18th February 2021 at 6:43pm
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Tottenham Hotspur fans have been reacting to the performance of Matt Doherty during their Europa League tie with Wolfsberger.

So far in the competition, Jose Mourinho has tended to rotate his options, and tonight was no different, as he made seven changes to the XI that started their last game against Manchester City, so a good performance tonight would not only help Spurs in their hunt for a trophy, but also give those players a reason to be in the first team more often.

Right-back Doherty, though, didn’t exactly get off to the best of starts in this game, not doing himself any favours when it comes to his competition with Serge Aurier for the first-choice role at the back – which is why the fans watching at home did not hold back in their views on him:

“Nah man rip up Doherty’s ticket and leave him in Budapest”

“Doherty genuinely wouldn’t start for Wolfsberger”
“We paid actual money for Matt Doherty”
“I’m convinced Doherty would still be the worst player in a Sunday league match”
“Really don’t like Doherty. Always looks so nervous”
“15 minutes in and Matt Doherty looks disgustingly out of his depth. Surely he can’t really be *this* bad?”

Do you think Doherty is good enough for Spurs?

Yes

Yes

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No

Which is perhaps a bit harsh given how big a part he played in the opening goal with a neat pass to Gareth Bale, but looks like that wasn’t enough to keep him out of the headlines.