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Posted on 17 September 2006  - 12:00

All the action from Sunday's draw against Fulham in the Premiership at the Lane.

All the action from Sunday's draw against Fulham in the Premiership at the Lane.

Martin Jol made two changes from the win in Slavia Prague - Danny Murphy in for Tom Huddlestone, Robbie Keane for Jermain Defoe. It was midfielder Murphy's first start this season while both Huddlestone and Defoe were on the bench.


1min: Jenas misplaced pass to John, he ran at Dawson before squaring to Queudrue, fine tackle from Zokora as he went to pull trigger.

4mins: Queudrue progress down left, inside to Brown, attempted curler from 20 yards blocked by Dawson.

5mins: Zokora looked to be fouled by Boa Morte, play waved on, John chance to shoot from 25 yards, effort on target but Robinson made comfortable save to his left.

8mins: Chimbonda's cross from right just too high for Mido.

12mins: Bocanegra connected with Queudrue's free-kick but couldn't guide header towards goal.

13mins: Sustained pressure from corner, Keane volley on target but blocked.

17mins: Good spell of pressure, Chimbonda cut in from right, looked for clever pass inside to Mido, ball cleared.

20mins: Jenas nipped in ahead of Queudrue to get onto Mido's flick, charged forward and fed Keane, had to take on chest and ball ran away from him slightly enabling Niemi to rush out and collect.

22mins: Jenas fed Chimbonda on another overlap, fizzed in cross that Mido managed to control, hit shot on spin but Knight there to block.

25mins: Jenas free-kick headed out to edge of box by Pearce, Tainio attempted volley back, struck well wide.

29mins: CLOSE. Jenas whipped cross in from right, Tainio went for first-time shot and missed connection, foxing Rosenior, that left Tainio with chance from 16 yards that he struck inches wide.

31mins: Different corner routine as Jenas struck low to near post aiming for King's run, King missed it, Dawson couldn't quite turn his effort on goal.

37mins: Dawson connected with flying header from Jenas' free-kick, couldn't guide on target from near post.

39mins: Clever play from Jenas, used Chimbonda's overlap to earn a yard of space, whipped cross in for Mido that Knight did well to head away.

40mins: SAVE. Another excellent cross from Jenas, Assou-Ekotto picked up at far post, faked to shoot and turned inside John before hitting low right foot shot to near post, blocked by Niemi.

43mins: YELLOW CARD. Chimbonda, must have been for dissent.

44mins: YELLOW CARD. Boa Morte for foul on Keane.

Half-time: Spurs 0, Fulham 0

49mins: King linked up with Assou-Ekotto down left, lovely flighted cross in from King just out of reach of Mido.

49mins: YELLOW CARD. Mido for attempted handball on that cross.

51mins: YELLOW CARD. Bocanegra for foul on Murphy.

52mins: Keane cross inches over both Mido and Jenas charging in at far post.

54mins: Boa Morte back-heel sent Volz away down right, early cross aiming for McBride cleared on the slide by Dawson.

58mins: WOODWORK. Zokora injected pace into move, fed to Tainio and onto Mido who lashed shot from tight angle onto junction of post and crossbar.

64mins: CLOSE. Assou-Ekotto screamed free-kick just over from 25 yards.

65mins: SUB - FULHAM. Helguson for McBride.

66mins: YELLOW CARD. Murphy for foul on Rosenior.

69mins: Keane little touch into Zokora's run, went for power from angle but lashed wide.

69mins: SUB - SPURS. Defoe for Tainio.

71mins: Defoe blasted free-kick well wide.

75mins: OFF LINE. Helguson did well to scoop header off the line and over after Chimbonda looped header back from Keane's corner.

76mins: SUB - FULHAM. Radzinski for Boa Morte.

77mins: SAVE. Defoe hit low 18-yarder that Niemi turned around his near post.

79mins: SUB - SPURS. Davids for Murphy.

81mins: SUB - FULHAM. Runstrom for John.

86mins: Dawson's looping header from Robinson's deep free-kick almost caught Niemi out but the keeper caught under his crossbar.

88mins: SAVE. Radzinski break from left flank, cut inside and rolled to Volz who struck powerful shot from 25 yards that Robinson beat out.

Added time: Zokora's deep free-kick found two men over at far post, no communication though and King flicked ball wide when Chimbonda would have had clear sight of goal.

Full-time: Spurs 0, Fulham 0

Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda, Dawson, King, Assou-Ekotto, Jenas, Murphy (Davids, 79), Zokora, Tainio (Defoe, 69), Keane, Mido. Subs: Cerny, Lee, Huddlestone.

Fulham: Niemi, Volz, Bocanegra, Queudrue, Knight, Rosenior, Brown, Boa Morte (Radzinski, 76), John (Runstrom, 81), Pearce, McBride (Helguson, 65). Subs: Lastuvka, Radzinski, Jensen.

Referee: Mr M Clattenburg. Assistants: Mr N Bannister, Mr M Mullarkey. Fourth official: Mr M Thorpe.