A header from substitute Gareth Bale helped Tottenham to a 2-1 win over Brighton – a result that leaves Spurs second within the Premier League table.
It took simply over 12 minutes for Spurs to take the lead from the penalty spot. Adam Lallana was penalised for a tough challenge on Kane and, following a VAR overview, the England captain made no mistake from 12 yards.
After the break, Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey scored a controversial equaliser. It looked as if Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg was fouled within the construct up, but the goal stood following a VAR examine.
The equaliser acted as a get up call for Spurs they usually had been rewarded for his or her enchancment when Bale nodded home Sergio Reguilon’s cross to make it 2-1.
Here are your Tottenham and Brighton player scores from north London…
Hugo Lloris (GK) – 6/10 – Did not have to make a save. Distribution was fairly good although.
Matt Doherty (RB) – 7/10 – Not his most devastating show going forward but he kept Lallana and March very quiet.
Toby Alderweireld (CB) – 7/10 – Caused a stunning quantity of hassle by the probing runs of Leandro Trossard. Sprayed a couple of pretty long ranged passes.
Eric Dier (CB) – 7/10 – Looking more and more comfortable at centre back. He made a crew excessive six clearances.
Sergio Reguilón (LB) – 7/10 – Committed himself cheaply for Brighton’s equaliser. Made up for that with a wonderful assist for Bale’s goal.
Moussa Sissoko (CM) – 6/10 – Got by means of a lot of operating but not a lot to write home about in possession.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (CM) – 7/10 – Controlled issues for Spurs from deep. Unlucky to be dispossessed for Brighton’s equaliser as it was most likely a foul.
Tanguy Ndombele (CM) – 5/10 – Received a low-cost yellow card early on for a very apparent pullback on Lamptey. Struggled to impose himself, giving the ball away of 5 events while providing little or no output.
Erik Lamela (RW) – 6/10 – Struck the post within the second half. Was unfortunate to be substituted before Son.
Harry Kane (ST) – 8/10 – There is not any better penalty taker on the planet. Provided a focal point for the Spurs attack but ought to have grabbed a second goal after the break.
Son Heung-min (LW) – 6/10 – Started brilliantly but light badly after round quarter-hour or so.
Giovani Lo Celso – 6/10
Gareth Bale – 8/10 – Finally, the moment Spurs fans have been dreaming of. A match profitable cameo from the bench.
Ben Davies – N/A
Robert Sanchez (GK) – 7/10 – The Spaniard was making his Premier League debut and made one excellent save within the second half. Early signs appears to be like promising.
Adam Webster (CB) – 7/10 – Won all the things within the air, popping out on top in 5 aerial duels total.
Joel Veltman (CB) – 7/10 – Took a principled stance in opposition to Son’s surprising dive within the second half. Also racked up 90% move accuracy.
Dan Burn (CB) – 7/10 – Dealt with Son notably properly. Judging by his quick cameo up front, he shouldn’t surrender the day job.
Tariq Lamptey (RWB) – 8/10 – Showed glorious composure to slot home Brighton’s equaliser. Is there something this man can not do?
Ben White (CM) – 7/10 – Neat if unsensational in possession and ferocious in his pressing, registering 4 tackles. A bit headless at occasions.
Yves Bissouma (CM) – 6/10 – Horrific clearance began the chain of events that led to the penalty. Great vitality.
Solly March (LWB) – 6/10 – His largest contribution was profitable the ball back off Hojbjerg for the Seagulls’ equaliser. Great hustle…but it was most likely a foul.
Pascal Groß (RW) – 7/10 – Led the Brighton press, racking up a minimum of three tackles. In possession has was also respectable, laying on Lamptey for his side’s equaliser.
Leandro Trossard (ST) – 6/10 – Led the road for the Seagulls. Linked issues up properly at occasions but was extraordinarily remoted.
Adam Lallana (LW) – 5/10 – Complete brainfart led to him giving away a penalty – though it was a controversial one.
Bernardo – 6/10
Alexis Mac Allister – 6/10
Danny Welbeck – 6/10