After a long possession streak, Gareth Bale and Tottenham lost the ball on the right wing. The Welshman was taken by two Sheffield defenders.
Beautiful opening by Giovani Lo Celso. In the box, behind George Baldock’s back, Sergio Reguilon extends his foot but does not touch the ball, hampered by the exit of Aaron Ramsdale.
This is the 10th duel between the two teams in the Premier League. The balance sheet is very balanced since Tottenham obtained 3 successes (2 at home), for 3 defeats on the road against Sheffield United and 3 draws.
In the back of George Baldock, Harry Kane takes his right foot towards the far post. Aaron Ramsdale hijacks. But the flag rose on the edge of the sideline, signaling an offside position on Heung-min Son’s cross, left side.
The referee, Mr. Andre Marriner, whistled the kick-off in London. John Fleck and the visitors engaged.
Ryan Mason, the Spurs coach, lines up Harry Kane, Gareth Bale, Dele Alli and Heung-min Son in attack. Hugo Lloris is captain. Moussa Sissoko and Tanguy Ndombele are substitutes.
Officially relegated to the Championship, Sheffield United, released, beat Brighton (1-0) last Saturday, thanks to their striker David McGoldrick.
Beaten last Sunday at Wembley by Manchester City in the League Cup final (0-1) on a goal from French Aymeric Laporte (82nd), Tottenham must re-mobilize to finish the championship well and validate its presence in a European Cup, next year.
On Monday, West Bromwich Albion will host Wolverhampton (7:00 p.m.), then Burnley will host West Ham (9:15 p.m.), still playing on Matchday 34 of the Premier League.
The England derby between Manchester United and Liverpool having been postponed a little earlier, Tottenham will temporarily settle in 5th place if successful, one point ahead of West Ham and five lengths behind 4th place.
Last match of the day of the 34th day of the PL in London, where Tottenham, 7th with 53 points (15 wins, 8 draws, 10 losses), receives Sheffield United, dead last with 17 units (5 wins, 2 draws and 26 losses) ) and already relegated.
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