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G. Bale
2 - 1
T. Lamptey
P. Groß
1 - 1
45' + 4'
D. Burn
Yellow Card
Yellow Card
H. Kane
Penalty Goal
1 - 0

Match Stats

43% 56%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 2
Total Passes 387 503
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The result is harsh on Brighton who arguably deserved something from the game, but the defeat leaves them in 16th with a huge game against bottom-placed Burnley to come. Tottenham move into second behind Liverpool and are back in Europa League action next against Ludogorets before they travel to West Brom next Sunday.
It’s all over and Tottenham have secured the three points thanks to goals from Kane and Bale either side of half-time. Kane gave Spurs the perfect start, opening the scoring from the penalty spot in the 13th minute after being fouled by Lallana. The game picked up a little in the second half and Brighton deservedly levelled when Lamptey found the corner in the 56th minute before Bale came on and settled it with a perfectly placed header. It wasn’t pretty, but they all count, and Mourinho will be delighted his side were able to grind out the win. 
90' + 6' Into the final minute here and Sanchez launches it forward. Bernardo gets into a good position but the referee has seen enough. 
90' + 5' Kane makes a beeline for the corner again. Brighton just cannot get out of their own half here.
90' + 4' Webster launches the ball forward and it almost falls for Lallana, but Tottenham gather and head back to the corner. Mourinho whispers some orders to Doherty on the touchline.
90' + 3' Lo Celso almost capitalises on some sloppy play at the back, but the referee's whistle goes for a Brighton free-kick.
90' + 3' Frustratingly for the visitors, they are stuck in a cycle of conceding throws. 
90' + 1' Kane shows his experience in shielding the ball before buying a free-kick and a chance to waste precious seconds.
90' + 1' Hope for Brighton as the linesman reveals there will be six minutes of added time.
89' Welbeck looks to latch onto a throughball in the box but Alderweireld does well to cover. Brighton have a throw and Lallana gets a cross in but it's well blocked. Spurs are holding firm here.
88' CLOSE! Bernardo loses the ball and Bale pounces. He plays a one-two with Lo Celso before firing a shot just wide of the post.
87' Veltman is dispossessed by Lo Celso and Sissoko breaks forward. He is more interested in running the clock down rather than trying to create anything and heads straight for the corner.
85' The referee is checking for a potential handball from Dier. His arm was in a natural position and nothing is given.
B. Davies
Son Heung-Min
85' Mourinho takes off Son for Davies as he tries to secure the three points.
83' Spurs are sitting deep inviting pressure. Gross fires a ball into the box that Welbeck challenges Lloris for. It spills to Lallana who squares it but nobody is able to get on the end of it. 
82' Chances to break through this Spurs side appear few and far between now for Brighton. Webster attempts to find Gross with a long ball over the top but it misses its target. 
80' A loose pass from Webster is intercepted by Son. He immediately looks for Kane but the Englishman has strayed offside.
A. Mac Allister
T. Lamptey
79' Brighton goalscorer Lamptey makes way for Mac Allister.
78' The changes have definitely made a difference to the Tottenham performance. The game appeared to be slipping away but they're back where they want to be now. Can they see it out?
76' That's Bale's first Tottenham goal in seven years and 166 days, having scored on his farewell appearance for the club against Sunderland back in May 2013.
D. Welbeck
L. Trossard
74' Another change for the away side. Welbeck is on for Trossard. 
73' In a game that has lacked quality in the final third, Reguilon's cross to Bale was exactly that. Quality!
G. Bale
73' GOAL! SPURS LEAD 2-1! It's been coming and it's that man Bale who makes the difference. Reguilon's delivery was pinpoint and Bale made no mistake with the header, expertly finding the corner. 
71' POST AGAIN! Spurs have a corner and Bale's flick-on finds Kane at the back post with the goal at his mercy. It's a tight angle, however, and the Englishman's effort comes out off the post. Huge let-off for Brighton.
G. Bale
E. Lamela
70' Bale replaces Lamela for the final 20 minutes. Can he make the difference?
69' Some signs that Tottenham are starting to come back into this game after being outplayed for the majority of the second half. 
68' POST! Lamela is given too much space to shoot and almost makes Brighton pay. Sanchez is beaten but the post saves him before Veltman gets it out for a corner. 
S. March
66' Potter is also forced into a change after March picked up a knock. He's replaced by Bernardo.
66' Brighton have a corner and Gross whips in a nice ball. Webster rises highest to meet it but he can only glance his header out for a Tottenham throw.
G. Lo Celso
T. Ndombèlé
64' Mourinho makes his first change of the game and it's Ndombele who makes way for Lo Celso.
63' Brighton are by far the better side here and continue to attack the Spurs defence.
61' STAT! That was Tariq Lamptey's first career goal. 
59' GOAL STANDS! After going to the monitor himself, referee Graham Scott has ruled that there was no foul. The Tottenham players can't believe it, and neither can I. 
P. Groß
56' Gross gets the assist. He could've easily had a go himself but he set up his team-mate who was in the better position to score.
T. Lamptey
56' GOAL! BRIGHTON ARE LEVEL! Brighton continue to pour forward in numbers and get their reward. March fires the ball into Gross who feeds the onrushing Lamptey who places it past Lloris and into the bottom corner. VAR is checking for a foul in the build-up.
55' Ndombele dispossesses White but that only feeds March who takes on Sissoko. The Frenchman is forced to concede a throw-in deep in his own half but Brighton can't make anything of it.
53' Hojbjerg is able to continue. Brighton are in possession before Gross gives away a free-kick for a foul on Sissoko. Neither side have settled in this half so far. 
51' Hojbjerg is down and receiving treatment. Mourinho has told Winks to warm up just in case. 
49' Spurs win a free-kick and Kane dinks it in for Son who loses control of the ball before ambitiously claiming for a penalty. Sissoko recovers possession and feeds Kane who nutmegs Bissouma before claiming for a penalty himself. Neither are given.
48' Veltman surges forward from defence and is allowed all the way to the edge of the Tottenham area without much resistance. His attempted pass goes out for a goal-kick, but that was too easy.
47' Son wins an early free-kick after being clipped from the back by Webster. Ndombele gets on the ball in the opposition area but he is crowded out and Brighton come away with it.
46' Tottenham get the game going again. No changes for either side.
Having gone a goal behind, Brighton rallied and enjoyed the majority of possession for the rest of the half without creating much in the way of clear-cut chances. If they can keep the deficit to one, they'll be confident they can get something from the game. For the home side, after dominating the game early on, Mourinho will be encouraging his team to reassert control and push for an early goal in the next period. 
Kane's penalty is the difference between these two sides at the break after what has been a fairly dull first half. Son's delivery was cleared initially before Lallana crashed into Kane right on the edge of the area. Having initially been given as a free-kick, VAR officials stepped in and awarded the penalty which Kane dispatched with confidence. 
45' + 5' Lamela tries to shoot and it's straight out of play.
45' + 4' The Tottenham free-kick will be the last action of the half. Can they make it count?
D. Burn
Yellow Card
45' + 4' Burn receives a yellow card for a late challenge on Lamela who had just got a cross away.
45' + 2' Brighton knock the ball around nicely between defence and midfield before Bissouma attempts a ball over the top to Lallana, but the former Liverpool man can't bring it down and it's out for a goal-kick.
45' + 1' There will be three minutes of added time. 
45' Bissouma, who has been solid in the middle, is down momentarily after a coming together with Sissoko.
44' Tottenham continue to try and play out from the back. Reguilon is under pressure and tries to offload to Son but he is dispossessed. 
42' The visitors play it short before the ball is played in. Burn is on the end of it but can't connect with enough power to trouble Lloris who gathers. 
41' Brighton win a free-kick on the left that March whips in. Spurs clear but the ball is recyclyed back to March whose next attempted cross is deflected out for another corner.
Yellow Card
39' Reguilon is the next man in the book after a clumsy challenge on Gross.
37' Veltman's challenge on Kane give the home side a free-kick and a chance to get their foot on the ball. 
35' Gross turns Sissoko before feeding lamptey in space. His pass sets up Trossard for a shot on goal but it's well blocked before the linesman raises his flag for offside. 
33' In this phase of the match, Brighton look like the team who are sitting comfortably in the top half of the table.
31' Lallana's cross from the right is overhit and Tottenham clear. Bissouma regathers and finds March on the left whose delivery is headed out for another Brighton corner.
29' Brighton win another corner but Spurs defend it well. They need to reassert themselves in this game.
27' Lallana, Gross and Lamptey are linking up nicely. They work the ball into the box before Lallana's pass to set up Gross is intercepted. Encouraging signs for the visitors.
26' Brighton continue to come forward and win a corner. Gross steps up and whips in a nice ball that is just too high for Webster. 
24' No penalty! The VAR officials were quick to rule that one out. 
23' Lamptey is found in acres of space on the right flank. He feeds the ball to White whose delivery is just out of Trossard's reach. But wait. The Brighton forward is claiming he was fouled by Doherty. VAR is having a look.
21' SHOT! Son intercepts an attempted pass from Webster before charging down the field towards the Brighton goal. He works space for a shot but his effort flies over the crossbar. 
19' Spurs are enjoying almost 75 per cent possession so far and are knocking the ball around nicely. Reguilon plays a ball over the top intended for Son but Veltman covers well. 
17' Harry Kane has had a direct hand in more goals than any other player within Europe's top five leagues this season (6 goals, 8 assists). Deadly!
16' Looking at the penalty call again, it is so tight as to whether it's a penalty or a free-kick. It's a harsh one for Brighton.
15' Bissouma drives forward as Brighton look to get back on level terms. He loses his balance as he attempts to shoot and his effort is easily blocked.
H. Kane
Penalty Goal
13' GOAL! Kane steps up and makes no mistake, firing past Sanchez to give Tottenham the lead. Mourinho will be delighted.
12' In fact, after a quick VAR check, it's been given as a penalty. Kane will have the perfect chance to give Spurs the lead. 
11' Spurs are being afforded plenty of time on the ball. Ndombele feeds Son in the box and his delivery is well dealt with initially before Lallana concedes a free-kick right on the edge of the box. 
9' As always, Lamptey is looking lively for Brighton. 
T. Ndombèlé
Yellow Card
7' Ndombele is booked for the challenge. 
7' The corner is a poor one and Lamptey is off up the right touchline. He is scythed down by Ndombele however.
7' Son delivers from the left again but it's blocked and out for a corner. Good early pressure from Tottenham.
5' Lamela is popping up everywhere. He starts another move from the right this time before switching the play to Son on the left. He feeds Reguilon who turns and shoots, forcing Sanchez into an early save.
3' CHANCE! Brighton are on the attack but it comes to nothing and Spurs break. Lamela is found on the left wing and his ball across the face of goal is inches from giving Kane a tap-in to open the scoring.
2' Lamptey wins an early free-kick which is played forward to Trossard who tries to hook the ball into the box. Tottenham gather and enjoy some time on the ball early on without causing any trouble.
1' KICK-OFF! Referee Graham Scott blows his whistle and we're underway here in London.
Both sets of players are making their way out onto the pitch and kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is now just a couple of minutes away.
Here’s a stat for you: Tottenham have won each of their last four home league games against Brighton (including all three in the Premier League), since a 1-0 loss in October 1981.
In contrast, just two changes for Brighton from the team that drew with West Brom. Robert Sanchez replaces Mat Ryan in goal and Neal Maupay is out. Leandro Trossard plays up top with Pascal Gross filling in on the right.
As expected, Mourinho has rung the changes. Only Hugo Lloris and Sergio Reguilon survive the chop from Thursday’s European game. In come Eric Dier, Toby Alderweireld and Matt Doherty to join him in defence, while Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Moussa Sissoko replace Harry Wiinks and Giovani Lo Celso in the middle. Tanguy Ndombele and Erik Lamela start and Son Heung-Min reunites with Harry Kane. Bale starts on the bench, while Steven Bergwijn, Dele Alli and Carlos Vinicius aren’t included in the squad after being hooked at half-time in Belgium.
BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION SUBS: Mat Ryan, Danny Welbeck, Andi Zeqiri, Steven Alzate, Alexis Mac Allister, Bernardo, Davy Propper.
BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION (3-4-2-1): Robert Sanchez; Joel Veltman, Adam Webster (c), Dan Burn; Tariq Lamptey, Ben White, Yves Bissouma, Solly March; Adam Lallana, Pascal Gross; Leandro Trossard. 
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR SUBS: Joe Rodon, Lucas Moura, Giovani Lo Celso, Joe Hart, Ben Davies, Harry Winks, Gareth Bale.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (4-2-3-1): Hugo Lloris (c); Eric Dier, Sergio Reguilon, Toby Alderweireld, Matt Doherty; Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Moussa Sissoko; Son Heung-Min, Tanguy Ndombele, Erik Lamela; Harry Kane.
Their opponents travel to the capital hoping to snap a four-game winless streak. Graham Potter’s side have arguably deserved more from their performances this season, but it’s a cut-throat business, and they are languishing down in 16th in the table. Team news to come.
Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham come into this one on the back of a disappointing Europa League defeat to Royal Antwerp after which Mourinho criticised his fringe players for failing to make an impact. However, in the league, they are looking to make it back-to-back wins which would see them move into second place.
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