Tottenham Hotspur ease past struggling Hull City at White Hart Lane

Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 0 Hull City

  • 54" Nacer Chadli
  • 61" Danny Rose

Ref: Anthony Taylor
Attendance: 35,857

White Hart Lane

Tottenham ended their run of three games without a win by beating Hull City 2-0 this afternoon.

Tottenham Hotspur won for the first time in almost a month by beating struggling Hull City 2-0 at White Hart Lane this afternoon.

After losing 3-0 to Stoke City last week, Mauricio Pochettino's side needed a response today, and managed to clinch all three points in their final home game this season.

Hull were the better side in the first half, exploiting some gaps in the Tottenham defence, with striker Nikica Jelavic hitting the crossbar as Hull went close to an opener.

Yet after the break, Tottenham improved, and finally got the opening goal after 54 minutes, with Nacer Chadli latching onto a through ball from Erik Lamela, rounding the goalkeeper before tapping the ball into the empty net.

Hull continued to push forward but couldn't find an equaliser, with Danny Rose ending the game as a contest by volleying home Christian Eriksen's lobbed pass.

The result leaves Hull two points adrift of safety with just one game to play, whilst Tottenham stay in sixth place after today's win.

With a trip to Everton still to come for Spurs, Pochettino will be hoping to end his firs season as Tottenham manager with another win after today's success.

Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur

Hull City

Possession

55.7%
44.3%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Hugo Lloris
  • Jan Vertonghen
  • Federico Fazio
  • Eric Dier
  • Danny Rose
  • Nacer Chadli
  • Ryan Mason
  • Erik Lamela
  • Christian Eriksen
  • Nabil Bentaleb
  • Harry Kane

Substitutes

  • Mousa Dembélé
  • Michel Vorm
  • Andros Townsend
  • Benjamin Stambouli
  • Paulinho
  • Roberto Soldado
  • DeAndre Yedlin

Hull City

  • Steve Harper
  • James Chester
  • Paul McShane
  • Michael Dawson
  • Robbie Brady
  • Stephen Quinn
  • Tom Huddlestone
  • Ahmed Elmohamady
  • David Meyler
  • Nikica Jelavic
  • Dame N'Doye

Substitutes

  • Alex Bruce
  • Allan McGregor
  • Sone Aluko
  • Liam Rosenior
  • Yannick Sagbo
  • Abel Hernández
  • Andrew Robertson

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