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Tottenham Hotspur vs Brentford LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction

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Luke Baker
Wednesday 31 January 2024 21:47 GMT
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Tottenham climbed to fourth place in the Premier League as a second-half broadside fired them to a 3-2 home victory against struggling Brentford on Wednesday.

Neal Maupay prodded a lively Brentford into an early lead and Tottenham were ragged before halftime but they responded after the break with Destiny Udogie, Brennan Johnson and Richarlison all scoring in a devastating eight-minute spell.

Sensational going forward, Tottenham left back Udogie’s defending was less impressive and his mistake allowed Ivan Toney to halve the deficit with plenty of time left.

Chances were created at both ends in the closing stages of an absorbing contest and Tottenham were indebted to a superb stoppage-time save by Guglielmo Vicario to secure a fourth successive home league win.

Ange Postecoglou’s side moved above Aston Villa on goals scored with both clubs on 43 points from 22 games, three points behind third-placed Arsenal. Brentford’s sixth defeat in seven league games left them only four points above the relegation zone.

Follow the latest action from the Premier League below.

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Spurs continue to look for avenues through the Bees' rock-solid defence, but simply cannot find an opening as Bentancur's pass from deep skews wide and out for a throw.

31 January 2024 20:23
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Toney scored on his return to Premier League action against Nottingham Forest last time out. He’s alternated between not scoring and scoring (eight and eight) in his last 16 Premier League appearances, with his last four goals all coming in home games.

31 January 2024 20:21
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We're into SIX additional minutes at the end of the first half - which is hardly surprising given the altercations we've seen at nearly every single set-piece so far!

31 January 2024 20:19
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SAVED!!! Bentancur's foul on Norgaard gives Brentford a free-kick, which Lewis-Potter swings into the area to find an unmarked Toney. The striker's free header is on target, but Vicario gets a strong hand to the ball and parries it away from danger!

31 January 2024 20:18
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Maddison tries to take a quick spurs free-kick by blasting the ball into Norgaard. He's after a second booking for the Bees captain, but there was nothing Norgaard could've done to get out of the way and the referee agrees.

31 January 2024 20:14
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Both Brentford and Tottenham have lost four Premier League games after scoring the first goal this season, with no side losing more often. Spurs had opened the scoring in more different games (16) than any other side this term.

31 January 2024 20:13
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Yellow Card Dejan Kulusevski

31 January 2024 20:12
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Yellow Card Neal Maupay

31 January 2024 20:12
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NO GOAL!!! Now it's Spurs who are denied at the other end!! Udogie's throughball rolls through the crowd to Collins in the Brentford box, but a loose touch allows Richarlison to brush past him, beat Flekken and chip the ball into the far corner!!! The referee points to the centre, but it's for a Brentford free-kick rather than a Spurs goal, and replays show that Collins was indeed caught from behind by the Brazilian!

31 January 2024 20:12
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WIDE!!! Lewis-Potter's delivery could well curl in at the near post before being punched clear by Vicario, but Brentford continue to push the envelope and it's crossed back into the middle. Pinnock brings the ball down with his back to goal, and tries a Thierry Henry-esque back-heel which he puts barely a yard wide of the far post!

31 January 2024 20:10

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