Premier League | Late Wolves equaliser extends Spurs stoop


Tottenham edge as much as fifth, however stay six factors adrift of leaders Liverpool.

Tottenham paid for an excessively conservative method from Jose Mourinho as Romain Saiss’s equaliser 4 minutes from time earned Wolves a 1-1 draw at Molineux on Sunday.

Spurs made a dream begin as Tanguy Ndombele opened the scoring within the first minute.

However Mourinho’s males have now didn’t win in 4 consecutive league video games to closely dent their hopes of a primary league title in 60 years.

Tottenham edge as much as fifth, however stay six factors adrift of leaders Liverpool.

Saiss’s late leveller was at least Wolves deserved as they dominated the second-half.

But it surely was a well-recognized story for Spurs as identical to in blowing one other two factors in a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace a fortnight in the past, they sat on a precarious 1-Zero lead for many of the match and had been punished.

Tottenham began like a facet eager to make amends for final weekend’s lacklustre 2-Zero defeat to Leicester.

The guests might even have scored earlier than they did as Son Heung-min’s shot from a slender angle was blocked behind.

From the ensuing nook, the ball broke to Ndombele on the fringe of the field and his shot deceived Rui Patricio, who ought to have performed higher within the Wolves aim.

Wolves have struggled for targets since dropping Raul Jimenez to a fractured cranium final month.

The Mexican was at Molineux for the primary time since his damage, however his presence was missed on the sector because the hosts went onto dominate possession with out a leading edge.

Fabio Silva flashed a shot into the side-netting and Daniel Podence fired too near Hugo Lloris from the sting of field earlier than the break.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s males have made a behavior of scoring the majority of their targets within the second-half and seemed like the one facet able to scoring after the break.

Silva’s claims for a delicate penalty had been waived away as Tottenham largely restricted the hosts to potshots from vary.

Ruben Neves curled narrowly over earlier than Wolves’ hazard man Pedro Neto noticed one other effort from the sting of the realm deflected simply extensive.

Neto was the supplier when Wolves did rating the aim their second-half efficiency deserved. Saiss beat his marker to a nook on the close to submit and flicked the ball into the far nook.

Wolves ought to even have gone on to win the sport when 18-year-old Silva wasted a golden probability for his first Premier League aim from open play with a header straight at Lloris deep in stoppage time.

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