Brighton submit Tottenham with a 'missing' Bale

The Tottenham, who has already made it clear that he cannot currently fight for the Premier League, is not even in European positions after falling this Sunday well deserved (1-0) at the Falmer Stadium before a brave and superior Brighton & Hove Albion moving away from the relegation places. The image of the “Spurs” left much to be desired in a game in which their defeat could have been greater.

Jose Mourinho He presented a 3-4-2-1 start without any English player. The starting eleven of the ‘Spurs’ consisted of three Welsh, three French, a Belgian, a Dane, a South Korean, a Colombian and a Dutch. For his part, Brighton he lined up a 3-5-2 that caused many problems for the Londoners.

The first warning from the locals came very soon, specifically at minute 3, when the German Pascal Gross crashed a ball into the base of the post after some excellent team play by Graham Potter's men.

In 12 'it was the Argentine Mac Allister, an ongoing nightmare for Tottenham alongside Gross, the one who tried to beat Hugo Lloris with a whiplash from outside the area that brushed the crossbar. Brighton was quick to find the award for his insistence. Gross and Mac Allister they combined on the wall and the German gave a back pass that allowed the Belgian Leandro trossard open the bookmark.

The defensive imbalances of the Tottenham were about to cause him another serious upset with a new 'lash' from Mac Allister, who pitched at ease against a vulnerable opponent without the ability to react. After half an hour of play, the 'Spurs' woke up timidly with a Bergwijn shot that he did not find a goal. His ‘squires’ Bale and Son they barely showed signs of life.

The 'Spurs' miss Harry Kane

On the edge of rest, the central dunk was about to dial, but Bale he cleared a corner in a providential way. Graham Potter's Brighton, dominating and generating a lot of danger, he was far superior to the subdued London team, who missed their striker Harry Kane, out due to injury for this duel.

In the resumption, Mourinho moved the bench in an attempt to “shake up” his team, completely lost and out of ideas. He removed the defender Davinson Sanchez and gave entrance to the Brazilian forward Carlos Vinicius to reactivate his harmless attack. It took 52 minutes for the ‘Spurs’ to force their first corner kick, which ended with a point-blank header from Carlos Vinicius who took the Spanish goal Robert Sánchez with one leg.

The brave and ambitious Brighton, however, he continued with his harassment and strong pressure before a Tottenham very hesitant in defense that he almost conceded the 2-0 in a shot of Ben white that he played in Alderweireld and ended up neutralizing Hugo Lloris.

Gareth Bale, lost and replaced

At minute 60, Mourinho, with the face of very few friends, replaced an irrelevant Bale and put in the field Lucas Moura with the aim of giving your team a greater push in band. The Londoners were still at the mercy of the ‘Seagulls’, who did not give up in their efforts to increase their scoring account in an offensive led by the omnipresent Mac Allister.

In the final stretch, the Tottenham, whose main merit was to remain alive in the match, had his best chance in the 75th minute with a left-handed shot from Carlos Vinicius who aborted Robert Sanchez in an extraordinary way with a saving hand.

With six minutes to go, the Brighton was able to sentence in a totally frank auction of Connolly, to the center of Gross, which Alderweireld miraculously saved when the ball already slipped into the goal of the shake Hugo Lloris. In the end, a very just victory for the team Graham potter, that clearly won the game Jose Mourinho.

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