Premier League: Manda el Tottenham

(ANSA) – LONDON, NOV 21 – Tottenham Hotspur enjoys at least one day at the top of the Premier League after defeating Manchester City 2-0 at home on a ninth date in which Chelsea also won and escorted them to two points away along with Leicester, which has one match less

In a reissue of the duel that José Mourinho and Josep Guardiola once had in the Spanish League, as technicians for Real Madrid and Barcelona, ​​the Portuguese prevailed today, leading the “Spurs” to the top of the table

Victory against the “Citizens” who have just renewed the Catalan coach’s contract until 2023, who arrived with goals from South Korean Son Heung-Min, at 5 ‘, and from Argentine Giovani Lo Celso, recently returned from their national team, at 65’

Lo Celso, who played a large part of the game that Argentina drew 1-1 with Paraguay in Buenos Aires and the one that beat Peru 2-0 in Lima for the South American qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, converted today as soon as he entered the field

Nothing to do for the Brazilian Ederson in that second Tottenham goal sentenced a match in which the visitor celebrated a conquest of the Brazilian Gabriel Jesús later canceled by the referee Mike Dean for a previous foul by the French Aymeric Laporte

In a game behind closed doors, Mourinho’s cries asking to close the spaces to the rival and press him at the start, were heard clearly and reflected what was the chosen tactic to defeat a careful opponent

Today they did not even need Harry Kane to celebrate the victory, nor Gareth Bale, who saw the game from the outside, and they won because they knew how to hit at the right moments to take three gold points that place them at the top of the table

One of Tottenham’s classic rivals, the London-based Chelsea coached by Frank Lampard, does not lose footing and also won 2-0 against Newcastle, but as visitors at St.James’ Park

A goal against Argentine Federico Fernández simplified things for the “Blues” at 10 ‘and it was Tammy Abraham who at 65’ ended up frustrating the “Urracas” illusion of achieving a tie by converting the second for the visitors

The one who failed to get on the avant-garde train was Aston Villa, who stumbled at home against Brighton & Hove Albion, winning 2-1 in a game that the local had tied with a goal from Ezri Konsa at 47 ‘of play

Danny Welbeck opened the scoring at 12 ‘and Solomon March declared the visiting team’s victory at 56’, which ended with ten players due to the expulsion of Tariq Lamptey in time added by the referee

Later, Manchester United hosted West Bromwich at Old Trafford completing the advancement day in the Premier League on a date that will continue on Sunday with Fulham-Everton and Sheffield United-West Ham

Also tomorrow, the Leeds of the Argentine Marcelo Bielsa receives the Arsenal of the Spanish Mikel Arteta and the duel between Leicester, who could regain the lead in case of a win, and Liverpool, the last champion that will climb to the top if he wins, steals the spotlight

On Monday, Burnley-Crystal Palace and Wolverhamtpon-Southampton will lower the curtain on this ninth date in which, at least until tomorrow, Tottenham de Mourinho commands. (ANSA)


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