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How crucial late errors are costing Tottenham Hotspur dear

05 November 2018, 05:29 | Max Haynes

Michail Antonio must try to wrestle his place back from Grady Diangana

Michail Antonio must try to wrestle his place back from Grady Diangana

Tottenham Hotspur held on nervously to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 away in the Premier League on Saturday after conceding two second-half penalties.

Though left with a third straight defeat, Nuno Espirito Santo took heart from the stirring recovery.

"They're one of the top teams in the league but we can match them".

While Spurs were fortunate to find themselves 3-0 up, they should never have allowed their hosts to get back within one goal.

Although, fans were finally given something to cheer about on Wednesday night as Tottenham ran out 3-1 winners against West Ham at the London Stadium in the Carabao Cup. Harry Winks and Moussa Sissoko have a busy week ahead.

Mauricio Pochettino has played down links with the vacant Real Madrid job, by comparing them to the glance of an admiring woman. He did the best he could in the circumstances.

Spurs' 1-0 defeat last Monday night came just 24 hours after the final National Football League game at the stadium, and the pitch was still emblazoned with National Football League branding due to the potential for too much paint-washing to damage it even further.

Spurs doubled their lead two minutes later as Keiran Trippier's cross from the right found Lucas Moura, who sent a fine header past Patricio.

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"We have shown in the last few years that Tottenham have a way of playing and we try to respect the plan but I think there are a lot of things to learn", said Lloris.

First the young Tottenham defender fouled Raul Jimenez, with Ruben Neves converting from the spot in the 68th minute.

MF Moussa Sissoko, 6 - A solid presence in the first half but went missing when Wolves fought back in the final 20 minutes.

However, going forward, he remained a threat.

Meanwhile, Kane's strike in the Midlands means that he's scored in 27 of his last 27 league away games, a tally he will be bidding to enhance away to Crystal Palace next weekend, although first off he has a crunch Champions League clash at home to PSV to look forward to. He was excellent against the Hammers, who produced 13 shots throughout the game.

Pochettino is missing eight players against PSV, with Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele and Victor Wanyama all injured, while Hugo Lloris is suspended and Juan Foyth and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou are both ineligible in the Champions League.

MF Christian Eriksen, 5 - Replaced Son but had little impact as Wolves launched their fightback.

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