Sam Ramm’s Blog – Tottenham 2-1 Luton

Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League qualification hopes increased as they come from behind to beat Luton Town on Saturday afternoon.

Ange Postecoglou’s side had a devastating start to the match, conceding a goal to Tahith Chong in just under three minutes of play.

The first half saw Spurs dominate with 74% possession of the ball, something they have done well for much of the season. However, with many chances created, they couldn’t find a way through Luton’s defence.

In the 14th minute Dejan Kulusevski produced a fantastic ball into the path of Timo Werner, who narrowly put it wide of the post however just minutes after, Carlton Morris missed a huge opportunity to double Luton’s lead up the other end of the pitch.

The biggest chance of the first half came in the 19th minute from Tottenham’s Heung-Min Son, where the captain hit both sides of the posts. Despite all the team’s efforts Tottenham trailed 1 nil behind to the visitors at half time.

Brennan Johnson was introduced at the start of the second half, replacing Dejan Kulusevski. The 22 year old substitute made an instant impact to the team’s performance and helped put his side level with a cross into box in the 51st minute, with Luton’s Issa Kabore scoring an own goal.

Pedro Porro and Johnson both played havoc down Luton’s ride hand-side of the pitch, creating numerous opportunities in the attempt to put their team ahead.

James Maddison played a huge part in the chances created, finding tiny pockets of space through Rob Edwards’ side. However, the Spurs midfielder was taken off with a suspected knock in the 68th minute; heading straight down the tunnel.

Spurs came agonisingly close to taking the lead when Luton’s Alfie Doughty cleared Brennan Johnson’s shot off the line in the 78th minute, resulting in the goal line decision showing ‘No Goal’.

Tottenham Hotspur’s patience finally paid off when captain Heung-Min Son charged on the break from a Luton Town corner, firing home a fantastic goal past Goalkeeper Thomas Kaminski.

The South Korean star put his team ahead to see Spurs make a late come back and win 2-1 against Luton Town on Easter bank holiday weekend!


-Sam Ramm

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