Tottenham Hotspur vs. Leeds United – Football Match Report – January 2, 2021

Jose Mourinho continued his unbeaten streak against Marcelo Bielsa as Tottenham Hotspur beat Leeds United 3-0 on Saturday.

A Harry Kane penalty alongside goals from Son Heung-Min, his 100th for the club, and Toby Alderweireld made sure that Spurs’ day ended better than it started.

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The north London team released a statement before the game condemning Erik Lamela, Giovani Lo Celso and Sergio Reguilon after the three were pictured breaking COVID-19 regulations alongside West Ham‘s Manuel Lanzini.

Lamela and Lo Celso were not named in the team while Reguilon was on the bench.

Kane opened the scoring for Spurs on 29 minutes with a penalty. Steven Bergwijn was brought down by Ezgjan Alioski on the edge of the box and VAR checks confirmed the referee’s on field decision to give a penalty.

The England international put the ball straight down the middle of Illan Meslier‘s net for his 205th Spurs goal.

Son scored Spurs’ second on 43 minutes with help from his scoring partner Kane who found space on the right wing. He then crossed the ball to the far side of the box where Son was waiting to tap it in.

The third goal came five minutes into the second half when Son directed a cross into the box and Alderweireld headed it into Meslier who carried it over the line.

A late tackle from Matt Doherty on 92 minutes against Pablo Hernandez saw the defender received a second yellow card and he was sent off.

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