Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton & Hove Albion (1-0)

Christian Eriksen’s superb late strike secured Tottenham a vital 1-0 persuade city and Hove Great Britain to grant Spurs complete management within the top-four race.

Spurs seemed to be heading for the underwhelming associate draw that may have seen city edge nearer to securing their Premier League safety. However, Eriksen affected 2 minutes from time to cruelly deny Chris Hughton’s hard-working facet.

Spurs stepped things up a notch within the half bit looked to own run out of ideas once mug Alderweireld hit the post. However, Eriksen continuing plugging away and eventually found the online late on, taking Mauricio Pochettino’s men four points further from fifth-placed Arsenal.

Precious very little occurred throughout the first exchanges till Victor Wanyama’s wild clearance went just over his goal following a free-kick within the ordinal minute.

Spurs livened up presently once and went near the opener – film writer Moura collected Eriksen’s exquisite pass and competed for the ball across the face of goal. However, Lewis Dunk brightly intercepted before Dele Alli might need a faucet.

Brighton was lucky once more some moments before half-time – Shane Duffy crucially clearing Alli’s close-range effort off the road.

Spurs dominated thenceforth. However, they struggled to interrupt down Brighton’s compact defense – Danny Rose’s 25-yard strike testing Mat Ryan before Alderweireld affected the right-hand post eighteen minutes from the tip.

But finally, their persistence paid, as Eriksen’s left-footed drive found the bottom-right corner from thirty yards to continue Spurs’ untarnished begin at their new home and keep city wanting over their shoulder at Cardiff town within the relegation battle.

Last Match: Manchester City Vs Tottenham Hotspur (1-0)

Other Matches: Burnley vs Manchester City (0-1)

 

Goals

88′ Tottenham Hotspur C. Eriksen

 

Tottenham Hotspur Lineups

1 Hugo Lloris
2 Kieran Trippier
4 Toby Alderweireld
5 Jan Vertonghen
3 Danny Rose
23 Christian Eriksen
12 Victor Wanyama
20 Dele Alli
27 Lucas Moura
18 Fernando Llorente
7 Heung-Min Son

 

Brighton & Hove Albion Lineups

1 Mathew Ryan
22 Martín Montoya
4 Shane Duffy
5 Lewis Dunk
30 Bernardo
13 Pascal Groß
6 Dale Stephens
8 Yves Bissouma
16 Alireza Jahanbakhsh
10 Florin Andone
9 Jürgen Locadia

 

Tottenham Hotspur – Brighton & Hove Albion Match Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur

Brighton & Hove Albion

29 Shots Total 6
5 Shots on goal 1
12 Shots off goal 4
12 Shots blocked 1
8 Shots inside box 3
21 Shots outside box 3
7 Fouls 13
6 Corners 3
2 Offsides 1
1 Saves 4
78% Possession Time 22%
716 Passes Total 200
623 Accurate Passes 102
87% Accurate Passes% 51%

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