England Striker Harry Kane scored in the 2-0 win of the hosts Tottenham against West Ham, in the round of 31 Premier League on the evening of June 23.
West Ham entered the match better, but Tottenham gradually dominated the match. The hosts conceded the visitors at the end of the first half thanks to Son Heung-min, but the goal was denied by VAR because the Korean striker was offside.
But Tottenham still won the first match since February 16, with two goals in the second half. Harry Kane opened fire to set the score 2-0, scoring 137th in 200 matches for Tottenham in the Premier League.
Kane scored his first goal in 2020
This match Mourinho used an optimal attack, with Lucas Moura, Dele Alli and Son supporting striker Kane. Opponents West Ham are struggling with the relegation battle, so enter the determination. The second minute, the visitors coordinate beautifully, but Moussa Sissoko promptly jerked to the rescue for Tottenham.
The first opportunity for the host only came in 20 minutes, with a long shot for Moura. The ball was stretched but was in the right position of goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.
The two teams continued to struggle until the end of the first half, Son receiving the ball from Lo Celso in the penalty area. The Korean star cheated on a player and shot in a tight corner to beat Fabianski. The goal was not recognized because VAR confirmed Son was offside, even just a little bit.
The situation Son is offside
Tottenham played better in the second half. 50 minutes, Serge Aurier stretch for Kane hit the heels of the city. This time Fabianski promptly rushed to close the corner and block. Four minutes later, West Ham retaliated with the delicious opportunity of Pablo Fornals. From the horizontal line of Jarrod Bowen, Fornals shot in an empty posture, deviating from the post.
The opportunity came to Kane again in the 59th minute, after a combination of Son and Lo Celso. The English striker took a left-footed shot to the wrong foot. He knelt and held his face in regret. But Tottenham still celebrated the goal five minutes later. From a corner taken by Erik Lamela, midfielder Tomas Souce fumbled with a counterattack while goalkeeper Fabianski could not reflect.
West Ham nearly equalized in the 78th minute, from a direct free kick. The ball bounced and was passed by Felipe Anderson to Bowen’s feet. Bowen takes a shot, but the ball bounces off the outside of the post.