Crystal Palace vs Tottenham: Harry Kane, Matt Doherty and Heung Min Son on Target as Tottenham Ended Their Winless Run

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Crystal Palace vs Tottenham: Harry Kane’s two goals in the second half, coupled with Matt Doherty and Heung-Min Son’s goals, ended Tottenham’s winless run after defeating Crystal Palace 4-0

This is the first match Tottenham won since the resumption of the Premier League after the break due to the World Cup.

Bryan Gil runs past a Crystal Palace defender

Antonio Conte, who was under pressure after Tottenham drew with Brentford and lost 2-0 to Aston Villa, expected an explosive response from his side against Crystal Palace.

Son threw away his mask after finally scoring a goal

Tottenham were the better team in the first 25 minutes but failed to create noticeable chances. Wilfried Zaha couldn’t come in contact with Michael Olise.

Crystal Palace rapidly gained control of the contest and ought to have led going into halftime. Before coming across Ayew, Zaha easily avoided Bryan Gil and Oliver Skipp. Hugo Lloris, though, made a strong stop on the Ghanaian forward’s attempt.

Tottenham were not quite impressive in the first half against Crystal Palace, who lost heavily to Fulham in the last match, were the one making runs and creating chances.

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15 seconds into the second half, Crystal Palace had the chance to score, with Ayew capitalizing on Christian Romero’s poor mistake. However, the ball was cleared out by Eric Dier.

However, the Eagles failed to take their chances in the first half of the match and got punished in the second half by Harry Kane with a header in the 48th minute.

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Gil and Kane celebrate after the second goal

Kane scored his second goal five minutes later. The England striker is just three goals away from breaking Jimmy Greaves’ all-time scoring record of 266 goals for Tottenham.

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Harry Kane celebrate after scoring the second goal

Son, who hasn’t been at his best since the beginning of the season, created an assist for Doherty to score in the 68th minute.

However, in the 72nd minute, Son scored the fourth goal of the match after linking up with Kane.

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Harry Kane fouled in the match against Crystal Palace

The result takes them two points away from a Champions League spot, with Manchester United occupying the 4th place on the Premier League table.

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Crystal Palace now drop to the 12th place on the Premier League table with tougher matches coming their way.

What Next For Crystal Palace and Tottenham

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Tottenham and Crystal Palace players in action

Crystal Palace travels to Stamford Bridge to face London rival Chelsea on January 15, 2023. It is going to be a difficult match for Patrick Vieira’s team to win due to their vulnerability in defense. 

Tottenham will welcome its archrival Arsenal on January 15, 2023. For Arsenal, it is a must-win match to avoid dropping points in the title race.

Tottenham wants to get into the Premier League’s top four; the team will also fancy the opportunity of beating Arsenal to show who owns London.

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Crystal Palace vs Tottenham: Tottenham players celebrate after scoring the fourth goal

Both teams will want to show the fans whose team is more superior than the other.

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