After a terrible week, with eliminations in the FA Cup and Champions League, Tottenham Hotspur rose, helped by the eternal Harry Kane, who ripped his pants, and beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 to extend their lead in the fourth quarter.
Calcarici, after two defeats and a draw against Milan, who tasted failure in just one week, licked their wounds with a simple tie against Foresta at home, which won them over with their fans and gave Antonio some air. departure at the end of the season.
The Italian, facing Richarlison for passing declarations, put the Brazilian in the starting eleven and responded with a great goal in the fourth minute of the game in which he had vindicated himself. A heavy celebration, as it were born, which was in charge of deactivating the VAR, marking a millimeter offside.
Only with that play, which consisted of a long pass by Richarlison and soon to shake off the boat, Tottenham had already created more danger than in the 90 minutes against Milan and this is because Foresta does not defend like the Italians.
And this happened with the two goals in which Tottenham sealed the game in the first half. The first, after a good cross from Pedro, Porro that Kane had headed into the net, and the second after a penalty on Richarlison, who was converted by Kane.
The English striker has already accumulated twenty goals in this Premier League, seven from Erling Haaland, who seems to be able to achieve less and less, and ten of his records in the match; the 30 he noted in 2017-2018.
With the game decided, the second team tried to recover one of the players who suffered the most during the coaching period because of the reason: Heung-min Son. The South Korean, in his worst season in England, scored his third goal of the year and sixth of the season from a cross from Richarlison, setting up Serge Aurier and finishing against Navas, who could do nothing.
This victory, a goal from Joe Worrall in the final minutes and a penalty saved by Forster for Ayew, slightly worried, allowed Tottenham to take advantage of Liverpool’s defeat and move six points clear of Jürgen Klopp’s men, although they have one game to go. . Spurs are four, one point below Manchester United and seven ahead of Newcastle United, who have three games in hand.
Silva, who has not won since the fifth day of February, is fourteenth with 26 points, three above relegation.