SPURS 2, POMPEY 1
All the action from Sunday's victory against Portsmouth in the Premiership at the Lane.
All the action from Sunday's victory against Portsmouth in the Premiership at the Lane.Martin Jol made five changes to the line-up from Thursday's UEFA Cup tie against Slavia Prague with Benoit Assou-Ekotto (for Lee Young Pyo), Ledley King (for Calum Davenport), Hossam Ghaly (for Reto Ziegler), Dimitar Berbatov (for Mido) and Jermain Defoe (for Robbie Keane) all back in.
THE KEY ACTION...kick-off 4pm...
42secs: GOAL - SPURS. Good work from Defoe, cross for Berbatov, downward header saved by James on his line, ball squirmed out, Berbatov touched it for Murphy to flick home from two yards.
Spurs 1, Portsmouth 0
1min: Kanu flicked header skywards from Mendes free-kick on right, awkward one for Robinson who took safe option to touch over the crossbar.
7mins: Lovely flighted pass from Ghaly from right side over the top of Campbell aiming for Berbatov, pass was right but ball skidded off surface through to James.
13mins: SAVE. Short corner between Jenas and Ghaly, Jenas rolled to Murphy on edge of box, left-foot curler heading for top corner until James fingertipped over at full stretch diving to his right.
13mins: From corner, Berbatov stretching for free header could only loop effort to James.
18mins: O'Neil curler from 20 yards straight at Robinson.
22mins: Ghaly played inside to Defoe, 30 yards out, side-stepped Campbell but didn't quite get hold of left-foot shot from 20 yards, comfortable for James.
23mins: Campbell glanced header wide from Kranjcar's corner.
31mins: Dawson important touch away as Lua Lua went for O'Neil cross.
33mins: Berbatov flick, Defoe beat James to it but driven wide, Murphy then played square to Zokora who hammered wide from 25 yards.
34mins: PENALTY/GOAL - SPURS. Zokora burst forward, played one-two with Defoe and into box, looked to turn inside Mendes, went down, penalty awarded. Defoe stepped up, James dived right way but strike had enough power to nestle into corner.
Spurs 2, Portsmouth 0
39mins: GOAL - PORTSMOUTH. O'Neil fine cross from right met by Kanu's header 10 yards out, Robinson got hand to it at full stretch but couldn't keep it out.
Spurs 2, Portsmouth 1
Half-time: Spurs 2, Portsmouth 1
Half-time: SUB - SPURS. Huddlestone for Chimbonda.
49mins: Mendes dragged shot well wide from 30 yards.
54mins: Murphy fine pass released Berbatov down left, Berbatov attempted cross for Defoe at far post blocked by Primus.
56mins: Kranjcar cut in from left, shot could have caused a few problems but Dawson managed to divert away.
62mins: Berbatov cushioned header down for Defoe and sprinted off for return, Defoe got pass right, missed out Campbell, Berbatov couldn't gather in.
63mins: SUBS - PORTSMOUTH. Mwaruwari and Taylor for Stefanovic and Davis.
65mins: Kranjcar 25-yarder always too high.
69mins: Zokora broke up play in our half, carried forward and then rolled pass into Berbatov's path in box, took one touch too many and Taylor back to make tackle.
70mins: SAVE. Assou-Ekotto wide to Murphy, cross found King who controlled and rolled back for Jenas to try precision side-foot from 25 yards, looked to be curling in until James flew to left to save.
71mins: SUB - PORTSMOUTH. Cole for Kanu.
72mins: SUB - SPURS. Keane for Berbatov.
73mins: Zokora tackled Taylor just outside our box, sprinted fully 70 yards down right but overhit cross.
76mins: Johnson shot cannoned off Assou-Ekotto into the box, Mwaruwari onto it in a flash, Dawson there to make another block.
80mins: SUB - SPURS. Davenport for Dawson after nasty clash of heads with Huddlestone.
85mins: SAVE. Another burst from Zokora before releasing Defoe down the right, cut inside Taylor and Campbell before hitting low shot that James parried out to his right.
Added time: SAVE. Robinson seriously tested in injury time, deep cross from Mwaruwari met by Lua Lua at far post, header aiming for top corner until Robinson tipped over.
Added time: CHANCE. Jenas away on break, had support but used as decoy, cut inside one challenge but lifted shot over.
Full-time: Spurs 2, Portsmouth 1
Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda (Huddlestone, 46), Assou-Ekotto, King, Dawson (Davenport, 80), Ghaly, Jenas, Zokora, Murphy, Berbatov (Keane, 72), Defoe. Subs: Cerny, Mido.
Portsmouth: James, Campbell, Primus, Johnson, Stefanovic (Taylor, 64), Mendes, Davis (Mwaruwari, 64), O'Neil, Kranjcar, Kanu (Cole, 71), Lua Lua. Subs: Kiely, Pamarot.
Referee: Mr C Foy. Assistants: Mr D Cann, Mr J Linington. Fourth official: Mr L Probert.