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Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur vs Leeds United

Team News: Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Doherty, Alderweireld, Dier, Davies, Hojbjerg, Winks, Ndombele, Bergwijn, Son, Kane. Leeds United: Meslier, Alioski, Ayling, Struijk, Dallas, Phillips, Kilich, Raphinha, Rodrigo, Harrison, Bamford.

 

5 Key Points:

- Leeds starting XI is unchanged from their 5-0 win against West Bromwich Albion.

- Spurs made 4 changes with Lamela, Lo Celso dropping from the squad. Reguilion is dropped to the bench and Sanchez is replaced by Alderweireld.

- Leeds have now won four out of their eight away games this season.

- This is the first game between Tottenham and Leeds in any competition since January 2013.

- In Spurs last five home games, they have won three, drawn one and lost one.

 

1': Leeds kick us off.

5': Bamford and Harrison played a few neat passes to each other and then Kilch had a shot hit the side netting.

8': Rodrigo played it to Harrison and he put in a teasing ball but no one could get on it.

10': Alioski played it to Harrison, causing Spurs some problems, but the ball went out for a goal kick.

12': Bergwijn played it to Son but Dallas cleared it quickly.

13': Meslier collected the corner.

14': Lovely link up between Rodrigo and Bamford. Rodrigo played it through to Bamford, who played it back to Rodrigo. Rodrigo let it go back to Bamford but Lloris collected his shot.

16': Raphinha fouled Davies.

17': The dropped to Kane who did a back heel pass to Son. He dribbled past one player and the ball bounced to Kane. His shot went over the bar.

20': Rodrigo fouled Hojbjerg.

21': Ndombele drove into the area and Hojbjerg's shot is comfortable for Meslier.

22': Raphinha's cross went into the box and Bamford's header was too high.

25': Kane's cross is headed away by Alioski.

27': Bergwijn is fouled by Alioski in the area and the referee has given Tottenham a penalty.

28': VAR check, it was in the box according to VAR.

29': GOAL! Kane struck it down the middle. Kane has now scored against all 30 Premier League teams that he's faced in the Premier League. 1-0.

33': Raphinha plays it to Bamford. He gives it back to him and Raphinha tries to release Bamford but the ball is picked up by Lloris.

34': Davies picks out Bergwijn and he tries to turn but his shot is over.

37': Alioski crossed it to Bamford who's effort is stopped.

41': Harrison has a shot from 25 yards out and it skimmed the top of the bar.

43': GOAL! Kane played it through to Son who put it in the back of the net. 2-0.

45': 1 additional minute.

Half-Time: Both teams have had good chances but Spurs have been clinical. Alioksi and Harrison have stood out for Leeds along with Bamford. Son, Bergwijn and Kane have been good for Spurs.

45': Spurs get us underway for the second half.

48': Alioski puts another cross in for Leeds but Lloris collects it.

49': Kane is fouled.

50': Meslier stops Ndombele's shot.

51': GOAL! Son puts the corner in and Alderweireld heads it in at the near post. Meslier drops the ball. 3-0.

53': Kane drives inside and his shot hits the side netting.

54': Winks got a yellow card.

55': Struijk is fouled by Doherty.

57': Son is one on one with Alioski and he does well to set a foot out.

61': LEEDS UNITED SUBSTITUTION: Harrison is subbed off for Poveda.

63': Yellow card for Doherty after challenge on Ayling.

65': LEEDS UNITED SUBSTITUTION: Rodrigo comes off for Hernandez.

66': Another great save by Meslier to deny Kane.

70': Hernandez played the ball to Raphinha. He played it inside to Dallas who tried to play the ball across the box but Spurs got rid of it.

73': Meslier did well to get back after Kane had a long distance shot from around the half way line. The ball went over anyway.

74': Hernandez made an excellent tackle and he drove forward but his shot was blocked.

75': TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SUBSTITUTION: Winks comes off for Sissoko.

77': TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SUBSTITUTION: Ndombele comes off for Moura.

78': Kane fouls Ayling.

83': Raphinha crossed it to Bamford who's header was collected by Lloris.

87': TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SUBSTITUTION: Kane comes off for Vinicius.

89': Vinicius is fouled and Phillips receives a yellow card.

90': 3 additional minutes.

90+1': RED CARD! Doherty fouls Hernandez and gets a 2nd yellow card.

Full-Time: Tottenham had a great game and they put away their chances excellently. 3-0 does seem a bit unfair to Leeds but Spurs defended well and Son was my man of the match fo his goal but his assist was superb. Leeds played their game and their tactics worked admirably against Spurs, they shifted really quickly on the counter which caused some problems for Spurs which they dealt with.

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