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Reserves: Spurs 2, Arsenal 1

Posted on 14 April 2009  - 12:00

All the action as our reserves beat Arsenal 2-1 at Leyton Orient on Tuesday night.

Reserves: Spurs 2, Arsenal 1

All the action as our reserves beat Arsenal 2-1 at Leyton Orient on Tuesday night.

FULL-TIME: SPURS 2, ARSENAL 1

85.55 - SAVE - SZCZESNY. Campbell charged into the box, left side, aimed shot to top corner, keeper good reactions to tip over.

70.17 - CHANCE - ARSENAL. It's all happening! Thomas broke down the left, cut inside Rocha but dragged a great chance into the side-netting from six yards.

69.50 - SAVE - SZCZESNY. Maghoma down the right, into the box, went for the far post but Szczesny managed to palm away.

69.01 - GOAL - ARSENAL. Sunu broke down the right and squared to the unmarked Watt who side-footed home from eight yards, although Alnwick got his hand to it and almost pushed wide.
Spurs 2, Arsenal 1

68.21 - GOAL - SPURS. A second Bentley cracker. This time he picked the ball up 30 yards out, central and simply lashed it into the top corner. Unstoppable.
Spurs 2, Arsenal 0

67.03 - WOODWORK - SPURS. Bale again, this time drove into the box, left side, aimed shot across Szczesny, the ball hit the inside of the post again and bounced out to safety.

65.49 - WOODWORK - SPURS. Maghoma upended on the edge of the box. Bale curled the free-kick over the wall, onto the inside of the post and out as Szczesny stood motionless. Play continued, Bale picked the ball up again on the right corner of the box and drilled into the side-netting.

46.54 - SAVE - SZCZESNY. The keeper did well to get down to Chimbonda's downward header from Bentley's corner.

8.01pm: The second half kicks-off at Orient.

HALF-TIME: SPURS 1, ARSENAL 0

44.40 - Fine defending from Livermore. Sunu got to the left byline and cut back for Watt, six yards out in front of goal, Livermore refused to let him turn and then nicked ball off him.

39.30 - Bale glanced header from Hutton's cross straight at Szczesny.

37.07 - SAVE - SZCZESNY. Bentley's corner fell to Bale, left side, got the ball out of his feet and lashed shot straight at Szczesny, who nevertheless did well to keep it out.

27.58: GOAL - SPURS. A cracker. O'Hara played wide to Bale, he beat his man and crossed deep for Bentley who hit a spectacular full volley into the far corner from 16 yards.
Spurs 1, Arsenal 0

25.05: CLOSE - SPURS. Livermore thunderbolt flew just wide from 25 yards.

24.09: SAVE - ALNWICK. Randall robbed Chimbonda, right side, he played in Thomas who unselfishly helped it on to Watt, free, 10 yards out, Alnwick out quickly to make fine block.

22.30: Quiet start, nearest either side has been is Pascal Chimbonda's header straight at Szczesny after six minutes.

6.59pm: We've kicked-off at Brisbane Road.

Spurs: Alnwick, Hutton, Chimbonda, Rocha, Gilberto, Bentley, Livermore, O'Hara, Bale, Fraser-Allen (Maghoma, 62), Campbell. Subs: Button, Hughton, Mtandari, Bostock.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Eastmond, Cruise, Frimpong, Bartley (Evina, 83), Ayling, Randall, Coquelin, Sunu (Freeman, 86), Watt (Afobe, 86), Thomas. Subs: Obed, Shea.