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Brentford vs Tottenham LIVE: Premier League result and final score today

Spurs travel to the Gtech Community Stadium as they prepare for life after Harry Kane

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Sunday 13 August 2023 16:25 BST
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<p>James Maddison on the ball for Tottenham</p>

James Maddison on the ball for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur gave new manager Ange Postecoglou a rollercoaster Premier League debut when they started life after Harry Kane with a 2-2 draw in their opening game at Brentford on Sunday.

New signing James Maddison, taking on departed captain Kane’s number 10 shirt, pulled the strings in midfield and provided two assists as Spurs took the lead, fell behind and came back for a point with all the goals in a lively first half.

Cristian Romero headed the visitors in front in the 11th minute, after a long VAR check for possible offside, but Bryan Mbeumo equalised 15 minutes later from the penalty spot and the Bees were 2-1 up in the 36th after a deflected Yoane Wissa shot.

Tottenham, who said farewell to Kane when the club’s record scorer signed for Bayern Munich on Saturday, then made it 2-2 in first-half stoppage time when Emerson Royal lashed in a pass from Maddison.

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A rather hopeful prodded cross from the right by Roerslev only finds Vicario in the Spurs area, as the goalkeeper comes off his line and coolly claims the ball.

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NO PENALTY! It doesn't take long for the VAR to decide that no action is required: Van de Ven did not foul Schade in the box!

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PENALTY FOR BRENTFORD? Though Schade drops down to the turf under a challenge from Van de Ven inside Tottenham's area, it appears that the Ducth defender cleanly won the ball. Nonetheless, the VAR is conducting a review!

13 August 2023 15:53
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Since the substitutions for both sides, Spurs have lost a little momentum. They seemed sure to find a breakthrough at some stage, but Brentford are now edging their way back into this contest.

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Substitution Heung-Min Son Ivan Perišić

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Substitution Oliver William Skipp Pape Matar Sarr

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Finally, Schade replaces Wissa up front for the Bees.

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Baptiste comes on for Brentford captain Norgaard.

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Son and Udogie combine well on the left flank, but the Spurs skipper then finds himself dispossessed by the byline and another attack breaks down.

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Substitution Aaron Buchanan Hickey Mads Roerslev Rasmussen

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