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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

Sports Staff
Sunday 13 August 2023 16:25 BST
James Maddison on the ball for Tottenham
James Maddison on the ball for Tottenham (Getty Images)

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.


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Substitution Mathias Jensen Mikkel Krogh Damsgaard

13 August 2023 15:21

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham kick off, and we are back under way at Brentford Community Stadium!

13 August 2023 15:18

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Such has been their resilience, Brentford are unbeaten across their last 13 Premier League matches when drawing at half-time in the Premier League, since losing to Leeds on the final day of the 2021-22 campaign. While the Bees have not won four consecutive top-flight matches since 1939, with a second-half winner they would do so today.

13 August 2023 15:17

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

An eventful opening period - which only started after a delay - sees the teams all-square at the break, with Tottenham scoring either side of Brentford's two-goal salvo midway through the half. Romero scored the opener and was then withdrawn due to concussion, before a penalty and a counter-strike put the Bees in front. Then, deep into a huge serving of stoppage time, Spurs found their spectacular leveller. That leaves things perfectly poised for the second half.

13 August 2023 15:09

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13 August 2023 15:04

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

MISS! Yet another lung-bursting run down the left by Henry opens up Tottenham's defence, and his precise delivery towards the back post picks out Mbeumo. However, the Cameroon international fails to control his volleyed effort and effectively misses an open goal - a great chance spurned!

13 August 2023 15:04

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

New Tottenham vice-captain Maddison has now set up four goals in five Premier League appearances against Brentford.

13 August 2023 15:02

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Goal Emerson Aparecido Leite de Souza Júnior

13 August 2023 14:57

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

After a cross is swept over from the right by Maddison, a tightly-marked Richarlison manages to flick the ball on with his head. However, Son slices the ball straight into the side-netting near the back post.

13 August 2023 14:56

Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Due to the stoppages for VAR checks and Romero's injury earlier on, we are now into 11 minutes of additional time at the end of the first half.

13 August 2023 14:54

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