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Crossroads: What if lasagna-gate hadn’t rocked Spurs

In 2006, a bad lasagna dinner demolished Tottenham's potential comeback season the night before Championship Sunday. But what if the Spurs had eaten something else and been spared from "lasagna-gate?"

As the 2005-2006 season was coming to a close, Tottenham was on the precipice of a great feat. Finishing above Arsenal as well as qualifying for the UEFA Champions League.

Then came the Lasagna.

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The night before the match, almost a dozen Spurs players ended up with food poisoning from a bad batch of Lasagna at a hotel buffet. It clearly affected the team the next day, as West Ham defeated Tottenham, 2-1. To make matters worse for Spurs, Arsenal jumped over them in the table in Thierry Henry’s last match before moving to Barcelona.

But what if that never happened? What if Tottenham had a perfectly fine dinner, defeated West Ham, and qualified for the Champions League?

Watch the latest episode of Crossroads above, and check out previous episodes on Manchester City, Arsenal, and Liverpool on NBC Sports’ Youtube Page.