Brighton deepen Tottenham woes with a 3-0 defeat

Tottenham’s problems deepened on Saturday following a humiliating tree nil win by Brighton.

The defeat by follows a seven goal thriller the English side received over the week from Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino expected his side to bounce back and some improvements but that was not the case.

Also read: Manchester United suffer a 3-2 defeat at Brighton

Brighton scored their first goal in the third minute through Maupay as goalkeeper Hugo Lloris suffered an arm injury.

Aaron Connolly doubled the lead for the host in the 32rd minute as Spurs captain was replaced by Gazzaniga.

Man of the match Aaron Connolly deepened Spurs hope for a comeback scoring his second and third in the 65th minute.

Also read: Bayern Munich condemn Tottenham to biggest loss in history

The loss is 10th straight failure by the last season Champions League finalist to win in all their away fixtures.

In addition to that, they have also been knocked out of the Carabao Cup by League Two side Colchester.

Pressure is mounting for Pochettino who has been one of the most decorated managers In the English Premier League.

The results leaves Harry Kane’s side at position six with eleven points level with Chelsea.

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Alex Kiprop
Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international


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