Originally written on Finishers Forum  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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Two more good matches on the docket in the Premier League today, but I’ve chosen Tottenham vs. Manchester United, so we can take our first MOTW Review look at the top American outfield player in the EPL (apologies to Geoff Cameron, but he hasn’t made this a discussion yet). And what a match it was for Dempsey, whose late equalizer secured an important home point for Tottenham in their quest for Champions League football next season. Match of the Week: Tottenham vs. Manchester United @ White Hart Lane Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas lined his side up in a 4-5-1 with Dempsey in the attacking midfield/withdrawn striker role, which seems to be his preferred place in the team. The attacking midfield berth gives Dempsey the most freedom to roam the field, getting up in attack to support Jermaine Defoe, the lone striker, while also allowing him to drop deep to receive the ball, turn and run at central defenders or manufacture a space to get a shot away. While Deuce is actually a very w...
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