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6 Talking Points As Tottenham Thrashed Sheffield 4-0 To Climb To 5th Position

Kelvin Muchuma

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On Sunday night, May 2, Tottenham Hotspur welcomed Sheffield United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for a premier league clash. The hosts ended up thrashing their visitors 4-0. That win enabled them move from 7th position to 5th position in the premier league table with a total of 56 points. What transpired in that match is as follows.

1. Bale’s hat-trick.
Tottenham’s Gareth Bale was at his best that night. He found the net three times in that match. He scored in the 36th, 61st and 69th minutes after receiving assists from Serge Aurier and Heung-Min Son. His goals inspired Tottenham to a great win for their new interim coach Ryan Mason.

2. Heung-Min Son’s disallowed goal.
Heung-Min Son tried to make something happen in the 51st minute but his efforts were rendered useless. After a close check by the VAR, he was ruled offside hence his goal was disallowed.

3.Heung-Min Son’s goal.
Son came back in the 77th minute and this time round, his efforts counted. He scored Tottenham’s fourth goal of the match after receiving an assist from Steven Bergwijn.

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4. Tottenham’s clean sheet.
Tottenham’s defence was up to the task that night. They made sure that their team didn’t concede any goal. The hosts were therefore able to maintain a 4-0 clean sheet up to the end of the match.

5. Aaron Ramsdale’s saves.
Sheffield’s goalkeeper tried his best to save his team from conceding lots of goal in the hands of dangerous Tottenham. He made a total of 6 saves that were so important for the team.

6.Tottenham’s ball possession.
Tottenham looked so good in terms of ball possession. They dominated the game therefore allowing Sheffield United less time behind the ball. They had a ball possession of 67% by the end of the match.

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