Sissoko adds a fifth as Jose Mourinho’s men turn on the style

first_imgTOTTENHAM got over their 2-1 defeat to Manchester United in the best possible way – by sticking five past Burnley.Jose Mourinho suffered his first loss as Spurs boss in midweek, but Harry Kane got them back on track within five minutes on their home turf.Lucas Moura tapped in the second, before a sensational run and finish from Son Heung-min made it 3-0 by half-time.Kane doubled his tally for the match after the break, before Moussa Sissoko finished off the rout that sees them climb to fifth.Meanwhile, for Sean Dyche’s Burnley, it is a third consecutive defeat as they sit just three points off the relegation places.Tottenham 5 Burnley 0 FT – from Tottenham Hotspur StadiumSissoko gets his name on the scoresheetKane nets his second as Clarets endure more sufferingSon Heung-min slaloms through the entire Burnley team to net in a goal of the season contenderLucas Moura extends the hosts’ lead with a close-range tap inKane powers past Pope to net Spurs’ openerUnfortunately, match will not be shown live on UK televisionTottenham XI: Gazzaniga, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Dier, Sissoko, Alli, Son, Lucas, KaneSubs: Whiteman, Rose, Sessegnon, Skipp, Eriksen, Lo Celso, ParrottBurnley XI: Pope, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters, Brady, Cork, Hendrick, McNeil, Wood, RodriguezSubs: Drinkwater, Gibson, Hart, Lennon, Vydra, Goodridge, GlennonEtienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:27 pmMOURINHO ON PARROTT: “It was his debut and I think it had a much bigger meaning to a kid who last week was playing against kids in the Champions League. Today he’s playing in the Premier League at 17. Will he play against Bayern Munich? I don’t know. All I can say is Harry Kane won’t. Who plays, we’ll see.” Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:25 pmMOURINHO: “From the outside I had a feeling. I remember speaking to Sir Alex about Ji Sung-park. Maybe it’s a cultural thing. They’re very coachable. The kid is fantastic. I’m very happy, so happy.” Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:19 pmMOURINHO: “Even before the goal, my son calls him Sonaldo after Ronaldo Luís Nazário. The only thing that comes to my mind is the goal when I had the honour of being next to Sir Bobby Robson in 1996 when Ronaldo scored.” Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:14 pmWE should soon hear from Jose Mourinho.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:13 pmWHAT a day for this man! Enjoy that, Sonny?! 👌#THFC ⚪️ #COYS— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 7, 2019Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:03 pmAND with Wolves and Manchester United yet to play this weekend, that win lifts Spurs back up to fifth in the Premier League table.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:02 pmSOME words from Harry Kane.“He [Son] stole the thunder today!“What a fantastic goal!“We were disappointed with midweek.“We wanted to give the fans something to cheer about.“I’ve known Sonny for a while now, all he wants to do is work hard. Work hard for the team. And he has the quality”Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 5:00 pmWELL that really was an improvement for Spurs. Where to begin?!They attacked with, verve, skill and unpredictability.Burnley found it absolutely impossible to deal with Son and Kane.Sublime!Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:53 pmFULL TIME: TOTTENHAM 5 BURNLEY 0What a dream afternoon for Spurs.They raced into an early lead and Burnley just could not contend with the pace, trickery or cleverness of the Tottenham front line.Jose Mourinho’s side narrow the gap to fourth to six points.A great afternoon for the home side!Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:49 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 90′ Three minutes added on.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:43 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 85′ Parrott replaces Dele Alli.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:41 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 83′ 17-year-old Troy Parrott is preparing to come on for his senior league debut.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:38 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 80′ Serge Aurier is down hurt. Oliver Skipp replaces the Ivorian. You would imagine Sissoko will go to right-back.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:34 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 76 ‘ “Moussa Sissoko, he scored when he wants.”Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:33 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 0 75′ Meanwhile Ryan Sessegnon replaces Lucas Moura.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:33 pmSPURS 5 BURNLEY 074′ Harry Kane tees up Moussa Sissoko who slots home to score for the second home game in a row.Incredible!Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:32 pmGOAL – SISSOKO HAS DONE IT AGAINEtienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:31 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 73′ Eric Dier booked for catching Jeff Hendrick late on the ankle.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:30 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 71′ And what a reception for Lennon as he replaces Robbie Brady. Cheers and a standing ovation for the man that gave his heart and soul for Spurs for nearly a decade.Meanwhile, Ryan Sessegnon is getting ready to come on for his home debut, and first appearance under Mourinho.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:28 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 70′ Spurs look content with 4-0… and at the moment so do Burnley. The energy has gone out of the game a little in the last few minutes.A nice touch though as “One Aaron Lennon” rings around the stadium. He will always be a very popular man at Tottenham Hotspur.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:24 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 66′ A length delay as Dwight McNeil receives treatment following a pretty nasty and unnecessary challenge from Serge Aurier.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:23 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 65′ Finally a quiet few minutes! Spurs will desperately be hoping for a clean sheet now – having conceded eight goals in their last four games.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:18 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 60′ Kane shunned the chance to play in Dele or Son to his left to shoot from the edge of the box – comfortably blocked and hacked away.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:15 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 0 57′ Half chance for Brady after picking up the second ball from a set piece, but the Irishman shanked his left-footed effort horribly.Etienne Fermie8 Dec 2019, 4:13 pmSPURS 4 BURNLEY 054’ Dele got tackled on the edge of the final third, but the ball fell to Kane, who shook off his injury scare to find half a yard on his right foot and rifle it into the roof of the net.What a dream afternoon for Tottenham.Load more entries…last_img read more

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