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Posted on 9 December 2006  - 12:00

All the action from Saturday's fine 5-1 victory against Charlton in the Barclays Premiership at the Lane.

All the action from Saturday's fine 5-1 victory against Charlton in the Barclays Premiership at the Lane.

Martin Jol made one change to the starting line-up as Teemu Tainio returned in midfield in place of suspended Didier Zokora. Meanwhile, there were a pair of returnees on the bench with Mido back from injury and Hossam Ghaly back from suspension.


1min: Ball bobbled around in central midfield, Faye volleyed over from 25 yards.

2mins: Huddlestone curled in free-kick from the left, Berbatov rose well but got angle of header wrong, ball flew well wide.

4mins: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. Dawson for foul on Bent.

6mins: Corner half-cleared to Reid 20 yards out, half-volleyed into top tier of Paxton Road.

10mins: Huddlestone drop of shoulder completely lost two Charlton players, deep cross looking for Dawson but defender fouled trying to reach it.

11mins: YELLOW CARD - CHARLTON. Hughes for foul on Lennon.

16mins: Faye tried his luck again, bit closer this time, cross cleared and the midfielder hit full on volley from fully 30 yards, ball zipped a couple of yards wide.

18mins: Quick throw from Hreidarsson found Bent in the box, left side, turned and shot but Dawson over to make fine block.

25mins: PENALTY? Dawson touched ball past Faye, who blocked his run, nothing given.

30mins: GOAL - SPURS. Huddlestone played ball into Lennon, central, edge of box, lovely reverse dink into the path of Berbatov who slid into the corner from eight yards.
Spurs 1, Charlton 0

32mins: GOAL. Lennon cross from the left headed out by El Karkouri straight to Tainjio who drilled home via slight deflection from 22 yards.
Spurs 2, Charlton 0

32mins: YELLOW CARD - CHARLTON. Reid for earlier foul on Tainio.

42mins: GOAL - CHARLTON. Reid skipped past Huddlestone down the left flank, drilled low cross into near post, Dawson, sliding in, diverted towards own goal, Robinson almost made point-blank save but couldn't keep it out.
Spurs 2, Charlton 1

43mins: PENALTY? CLOSE. Mix-up at the bac for Charlton, Lennon nipped in and was brought down by Young right on he white line. No penalty given, Defoe lashed free-kick towards goal, deflection took it inches over.

Half-time: Spurs 2, Charlton 1

46mins: Berbatov flicked Robinson's kick into path of Defoe, went for spectacular 25-yarder but didn't get hold of effort, straight at Carson.

53mins: SUB - CHARLTON. Rommedahl for Kishishev.

55mins: GOAL - SPURS. Tainio teased cross to far post where Berbatov cushioned header down for Malbranque to control and fire volley into far corner from 16 yards.
Spurs 3, Charlton 1

55mins: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. Malbranque for celebrations.

59mins: CLOSE. Sam did well to turn in cross from right, Faye slid in to the near post area to meet it and guide effort just wide.

62mins: Huddlestone into Tainio, travelled 20 yards, couple of feints to shoot left defenders on the floor, left it too long though and effort blocked.

63mins: GOAL - SPURS. Great hussle from Lennon centrally, won 50-50 and ball went straight to feet of Defoe, 30 yards to go, controlled it and smashed home.
Spurs 4, Charlton 1

65mins: GOAL - SPURS. Robinson threw to Berbatov on half-way, left side, he ran straight at Charlton's defence, got rub of green off Diawara before drilling past Carson at near post.
Spurs 5, Charlton 1

66mins: SUB - CHARLTON. Hasselbaink for Reid.

69mins: SUB - SPURS. Murphy for Malbranque.

74mins: Lovely move, Defoe flighted pass out to Chimbonda who volleyed it instantly back across goal towads Berbatov, needed Diawara to head clear.

75mins: SUB - SPURS. Mido for Berbatov.

80mins: Rommedahl drilled corner into near post, Diawara onto it, clipped just wide off Tainio.

81mins: CLOSE. Good possession, Huddlestone eventually curled inches over from 20 yards.

81mins: SUB - SPURS. Stalteri for Chimbonda.

85mins: YELLOW CARD - CHARLTON. Sam for foul on Tainio.

87mins: SAVE. Hughes sent Bent clear, Robinson out of area, saved with feet, then got up to make another tackle.

87mins: YELLOW CARD - CHARLTON. Diawara for foul on Lennon.

88mins: Ball pinging around Charlton's box, eventually fell to Huddlestone who hit low shot saved at foot of post by Carson.

88mins: SAVE. Rommedahl one-two with Hasselbaink, hammered shot to near post that Robinson was alert to and tipped wide.

89mins: MISS. Rommedahl again down the right, cross to near post picked out Faye, six yards out, skied it.

89mins: CHANCE. Hasselbaink released Bent, left side, shot across Robinson and wide.

Full-time: Spurs 5, Charlton 1


Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda (Stalteri, 81), YP Lee, Dawson, King, Lennon, Huddlestone, Tainio, Malbranque (Murphy, 69), Defoe, Berbatov (Mido, 75). Subs: Cerny, Ghaly.

Charlton: Carson, Young, Hreidarsson, Faye, Reid (Hasselbaink, 66), Kishishev (Rommedahl, 53), D Bent, El Karkouri, Hughes, Diawara, Sam. Subs: Myhre, Holland, Fortune.


Referee: Mr M Dean. Assistants: Mr J Flynn, Mr M Mularkey. Fourth official: Mr P Taylor.