It could be said that task is even harder if you are a striker. Playing second fiddle to a in-form forward can be exceptionally frustrating, especially when they are banging in goals and the manager is unwilling to gamble by changing football’s glamour position.
In midweek, Fernando Llorente, in for the injured Harry Kane, came up with the goods, when his bundled effort helped Tottenham progress past Manchester City and into the Champions League semi-final.
Against Porto, Divock Origi started his first Champions League game in three years in place of Roberto Firmino and impressed with his pace and movement.
So who is your club’s back up striker and do they have a chance of getting an extended run in the team?