Last night was all about Danny Welbeck in Basel in England's first Euro 2016 qualifying match against Switzerland, but it was just a frustrating night for Spurs despite the fact that England ran out 2-0 winners.
A 57-minute right footed shot from the centre of the box put England on the front foot thanks to a fast break from Raheem Sterling - but it wasn't enough for Arsenal's £16 million striker. He doubled England's lead in stoppage time - it was a Ricky Lambert fast break front midfield to his opponent box this time - to round off a satisfying night for Roy Hodgson.
England found their path to glory last night after Roy Hodgson changed his formation at the interval, setting England up in a diamond attacking display with Sterling feeding into the ex-Manchester United duo Wayne Rooney and Welbeck from behind.
But, what a depressing night it was for Spurs loyal fans seeing the man they wanted to buy for £15 million this summer showcasing his talents on international stage. Welbeck found first team action hard to come by at Old Trafford being overshadowed by the likes of Robin Van Persie; Rooney; and Javier Hernandez before he joined Real Madrid.
Welbeck would have been the perfect man for Pochettino's attacking front line as Spaniard Roberto Soldado is still struggling to find the back of the net - something that has stopped him from starting a Premier League match so far this season.
Hearing Sky Sports presenter Jim White breaking the news that Welbeck was having a medical to join Arsenal late on Transfer Deadline Day was a blow for many, as Tottenham's fans were expecting him to be announced as Spurs' latest signing anytime on the day.
Now, after his England brace, Arsenal must be buzzing for this weekend Premier League fixture against tittle-holders Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, as Welbeck should make his home debut with his new club and, perhaps, solve Wenger's consistent problems upfront by repeating his stunning performance.
Spurs, however, are hoping that their £26million flop Soldado will, somehow, become good again and play like as Diego Costa at Chelsea ahead of the North London Derby later in September.
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