It was a night to remember for Tottenham fans on Wednesday as they comfortably beat London rivals Crystal Palace in their new stadium's maiden game, with goals from
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is a thing of beauty! pic.twitter.com/vWqJMtNCH5— 90min (@90min_Football) April 3, 2019
I accidentally filmed an amazing video. Didn’t know the fireworks were coming — 픻핖핔핝핒핟 若 (@holmesprice) April 3, 2019
I think Tottenham’s new stadium is the best I’ve been to, and considering I’ve been to most big stadiums in Europe, then 路♂️— fake tag (@mxdric) April 3, 2019
What a stadium @SpursOfficial. Worth the wait. Fan-bloody-tastic.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) April 3, 2019
Tottenham's new state of the art home stadium unsurprisingly hit all the right notes with supporters, especially with little details like a plaque marking the centre sport of the old stadium or building the floor from White Hart Lane's rubble.
But for all the understandable hype and excitement surrounding the ground, their match against Crystal Palace
While the home support knows the reasons why - some premium areas still haven't been finished - that didn't stop opposition fans jumping on to try and ruin Spurs' big day.
59,215 given attendance at first Premier League game at Tottenham's new 62,062-capacity stadium— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) April 3, 2019
you’d have thought they’d sell out the opening game, then again not really a big club so as you were.— AFC Mark (@afcmark1) April 3, 2019
It comes as no surprise either that it wasn't all opposition fans were screaming about on Wednesday evening, with all to frequent comments about their stadium opening acting as somewhat of a trophy for the club.
Congrats to @SpursOfficial on their new stadium. Thanks for providing a new home for all the dust that will live inside the trophy cabinet. :)— Natasha Lalwani (@Natasha_lalwani) April 3, 2019
Tottenham fans didn't help their cause, however, as come claims that the new stadium is among the best in Europe were backed up with talk of the variety of restaurants within the ground - a sure-fire lead balloon on Football Twitter.
For me it is, simply because of all the restuarants and stuff downstairs, it’s amazing. It’s like a plaza all the way around the ground that’s constantly packed— fake tag (@mxdric) April 3, 2019
Tottenham has a brewery in their new stadium... https://t.co/prGFZ6XK8X— Msandas (@Mjojantaba) April 3, 2019
I heard they have a micro brewery... They bottle it there too!!! ❌❌— Forrest Moore (@AnimalSlang) April 3, 2019
Source : 90min