Vertonghen with late header to put Jose’s side back in front

first_imgWOLVES thought they had done enough when Adama Traore rifled in the equaliser.But Jan Vertonghen ensured all three points for Tottenham with an injury-time winner.Lucas Moura had put Spurs ahead inside eight minutes, before his Belgian teammate secured the victory that takes them to fifth in the Premier League.Wolves 1 Tottenham 2 FT –  from MolineuxJan Vertonghen leaves it late to hand visitors the winAdama Traore levels for the hostsLucas Moura gives Spurs early leadSadly, this game is not on TV or available for live stream in the UKWolves XI: Patricio, Doherty, Dendoncker, Coady, Saiss, Jonny, Moutinho, Neves, Adama, Jimenez, JotaSubs: Ruddy, Bennett, Neto, Cutrone, Vinagre, Kilman, Ashley-SealTottenham XI: Gazzaniga, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Dier, Sissoko, Alli, Son, Lucas Moura, KaneSubs: Whiteman, Foyth, Sessegnon, Winks, Skipp, Eriksen, Lo CelsoMarc Mayo16 Dec 2019, 4:13 pmTHAT’S all from today’s game blog.A huge win for Spurs, a massive missed chance for Wolves… re-live it here with our report and ratings.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:54 pmWolves were on top for so much of that game, a simple point seemed like a disappointment.But having seen Adama Traore score a wicked piledriver to level up Lucas Moura’s early strike, the dominant hosts led it slip again when Jan Vertonghen popped up with a stoppage time header.Mourinho’s side rise to fifth with a fourth win from his five Prem matches as boss.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:52 pmWolves 1-2 TottenhamFULL-TIME!What a win for Spurs – how have they managed that?!Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:51 pmWolves 1-2 Tottenham90+’ Once again the set-piece doesn’t work out for the hosts – a huge missed opportunity for them today.A subsequent throw works its way to Jota who slams a shot wide from range.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:50 pmWolves 1-2 Tottenham90+’ We’re already into the final minute of injury time but more will surely be added on.Wolves have a corner.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:48 pmWolves 1-2 Tottenham90+’ Mourinho immediately slows the game down to bring Son and Alli off for Winks and Foyth.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:48 pmWolves 1-2 Tottenham90+’ They’ve only gone and nicked it! Eriksen’s corner goes deep and Vertonghen is unmarked on the penalty spot to guide a wonderful header into the bottom corner.Four minutes added on for Wolves to get a goal back but what a vital win this could be for Tottenham.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:47 pmWolves 1-2 Tottenham90′ GOALLL!!! Vertonghen!Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:46 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham89′ The Dane goes straight onto free-kick duties and wins a corner.Could Spurs spark a smash and grab?Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:45 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham88′ A worry for Wolves as Traore is down nursing a shoulder knock.Dendoncker booked for pushing Kane over and a first sub of the game – very late on – with Eriksen on for Lucas.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:40 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham84′ Chance!Gazzaniga to the rescue with a superb strong hand to deny Saiss from the free-kick.Wolves are back on top here.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:39 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham83′ One more yellow card for the count – Kane showing his poor afternoon in attack can spill over into defence.His lunge on Traore (shock) down the right flank also featured a second trailing leg that might have worried a harsher punishment on another day.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:35 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham79′ Not Kane’s day.A slight opening on the 18-yard line is perfectly set on his right foot, shooting across goal.But his angles are all wrong and the ball flies way over the bar.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:34 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham78′ Dier gets booked for simply defining the word “cynical”.After a Kane header is easily saved, Wolves break quickly and Traore bursts past Dier but is sent tumbling by a hack so telegraphed Mystic Meg wrote about it in 1983.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:33 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham77′ Unless a goal can be found, Wolves are on the cusp of securing a TENTH draw in 17 Prem games this season.The next highest has just seven.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:31 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham74′ Alli bombing forward now but, just like his earlier one-on-one, looked unsure about producing a final pass or shot.What appeared at first to be a dangerous attack cooled off quickly and eventually saw Aurier put a cross straight at Rui Patricio.Another break in play soon after as Moura stays down hurt, Saiss booked for the errant stud connecting with him.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:29 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham72′ A VAR check holds the game up for a minute as Spurs seek a penalty – but no dice.That served as a brief interlude in a game that is warming up nicely before the final flourish.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:25 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham69′ Traore is everywhere and chopped by Alderweireld as he looks to run down the right.A booking for the Belgian and Molineux is bouncing.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:24 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham66′ Jimenez picked the ball up in space and drove forward, teeing up Traore who picks his spot from 20 yards impeccably.A thunderbolt flies past Gazzaniga and into the top corner.It’s richly deserved for the hosts with just over 20 minutes left to find a winner.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:23 pmWolves 1-1 Tottenham66′ GGOOAALL!! Traore!Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:22 pmWolves 0-1 Tottenham65′ Tensions boiling over a touch now as Jonny is booked despite looking like he got a touch in the ball in a clash with Lucas.A 1-0 lead into the second-half in a pretty lacklustre display on the road, with the hosts looking leggy after missing chances?Yep, Mourinho’s back, boys and girls.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:20 pmWolves 0-1 Tottenham64′ The hosts finally have it back to 1-1, in the yellow card stakes.Sanchez goes in late on Jota and is booked, to sarcastic cheers from the locals.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:16 pmWolves 0-1 Tottenham60′ A first yellow card of the game for Moutinho after the Portuguese midfielder fells Son with a dangled leg.That Wolves momentum is seemingly subsiding – for now.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:15 pmWolves 0-1 Tottenham58′ A brief attack for Spurs, Lucas getting down the right and crossing to find Alli.A curled effort from range dips wide, Mourinho might eventually rue not trying a touch harder to get a key second goal.Marc Mayo15 Dec 2019, 3:13 pmWolves 0-1 Tottenham56′ A ninth corner of the game for the hosts is headed clear.We have had well over ten minutes of unceasing pressure since the half began, are Tottenham going to come out the other side anytime soon?Load more entries…last_img read more