Tottenham turned it around, sent Burnley to relegation and still dreams of the Champions League

Tottenham turned it around, sent Burnley to relegation and still dreams of the Champions League
Tottenham turned it around, sent Burnley to relegation and still dreams of the Champions League

The Spanish goals Pedro Porro and from Dutch Micky Van de Ven took out Tottenham of the slump in which it has been anchored in recent days with a comeback (2-1) against the Burnleythat certified their relegation to the Championship.

The London team maintains the hope of reaching a UEFA Champions League spot.

For several minutes, Vincent Kompany’s team believed in salvation, in speeding up their chances of remaining in the Premier. But they could not stop the reaction of the Spurs who came to the duel weighed down by four consecutive defeats that they left behind with the improvement shown on this penultimate date.

With two games left to play, they are four points behind Aston Villa. The accounts come out to Ange Postecoglou’s team, which He was able to certify his comeback long before Van de Ven’s goal but the great work of goalkeeper Arijanet Muric prevented it.

The Spurs’ intention was evident from the start in a brilliant start, although it was Burlnely that had the first chance with a header from Vitinho to which local goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario responded. Brennan Johnson responded later. It was Muric’s first worthwhile stop.

Was Burnley was the one who scored first, before half an hour, in the 25th minute, in a wonderful counterattack led by Sander Berge who became strong in the center of the field, evaded two defenders, advanced and sent a good pass to Jacob Bruun Larsen who beats Vicario on his way out.

Tottenham had merit and luck that prevented their rival’s advantage from lasting more than ten minutes. She equalized shortly after the half hour mark. It was signed by the Spanish Pedro Porro After receiving a ball on the right wing from Brennan Johnson, he advanced a few meters, reached the area and from there executed an accurate shot that beat the visiting goalkeeper.

Burnley Johnson accused him, then he was able to score the locals’ second before the break. Tottenham were unleashed. James Maddison, at the time of play, began to provoke Arijanet Muric’s festival of saves, which responded to a one-on-one match.

Then it was Johnson’s lack of aim, who at the far post failed to push a great cross from the baseline by Heung Min Son. Muric saved a shot from Pape Matar Sarr, almost unopposed.

The goal was around the Burnley area and came in the 82nd minute. Thanks to a filtered pass from James Maddison that found Micky Van de Ven. The attacker made a space for himself until he saw it clearly. He shot low, close to the post and scored. He gave Tottenham the victory and sent Burnley to the championship.

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