Calvin Bassey shocker aids Tottenham in victory over Fulham

Calvin Bassey shocker aids Tottenham in victory over Fulham

Faruq Ibrahim 22:00 - 23.10.2023

Tottenham Hotspur beat Fulham to return to the top of the Premier League table.

Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey was in the frame for both of Tottenham's goals in Fulham's 2-0 defeat to Ange Postecoglou's side.

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Spurs returned to the top of the Premier League table thanks to the London derby victory over Fulham at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium, thanks to goals from Heung Min Son and James Maddison. 

How it happened

Calvin Bassey started on the right side of a defensive pairing with Tim Ream, while Alex Iwobi started from the bench.

Tottenham started brilliantly, creating a number of chances, but they failed to break the deadlock until the 36th minute of the match.

Tottenham pounced on a poor pass from Bassey, leading to a goalscoring chance for the club’s captain, Son, who made no mistake firing past Bernd Leno.

James Maddison made it two in the second-half after Son threaded a pass through to him, and the England international made no mistake firing past the German goalkeeper.

Fulham had a chance to pull one back when Raul Jimenez was played through on goal, but the Mexican’s attempt was saved by Guillermo Vicario. Spurs kept a clean sheet and rode to the top of the log with the win.

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