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Richarlison named Player of the Match after impact against Blades

Sun 17 September 2023, 18:10|Tottenham Hotspur

Richarlison was named our supporters' HSBC Player of the Match after his critical impact off the bench to help us to a 2-1 win over Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon.

Picking up his first Player of the Match award of the season, Richy claimed 57 per cent of the vote in an exclusive poll on our official app straight after the game.

Having fallen behind on 74 minutes at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the Brazilian was called upon by Ange Postecoglou to enter the fray and help turn the tide against the Blades - and, boy, did he!

Entering the field on 80 minutes, the forward came up with his first Premier League goal of the season to  level the scores when he glanced home Ivan Perisic's cross in the eighth minute of injury time. He then provided the  assist for Dejan Kulusevski's winner in the 10th minute of additional time to seal our fourth win on the spin.

Richarlison's goal was his 50th in the Premier League to date while his assist took him to 70 goal involvements in England top flight (50 goals, 20 assists).

Watch - Richarlison's 50th Premier League goal

Player of the Match winners | 2023/24

Yves Bissouma | Brentford 2-2 Spurs

Pape Matar Sarr and Yves Bissouma | Spurs 2-0 Manchester United

James Maddison | Bournemouth 0-2 Spurs

Heung-Min Son | Burnley 2-5 Spurs

Richarlison | Spurs 2-1 Sheffield United

Watch - Sonny puts Richarlison in the spotlight