Moura’s hat trick helps Tottenham beat Huddersfield 4-0
LONDON (AP) — Lucas Moura scored a hat trick as Tottenham stayed on course for a top-four finish in the Premier League by beating Huddersfield 4-0 on Saturday.
Tottenham up to 2nd in EPL after routing Bournemouth 5-0
LONDON (AP) — Surging Tottenham reeled off an eighth victory in nine English Premier League games by routing Bournemouth 5-0 at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
Two goals by Son Heung-min and one apiece from Christian Eriksen, Lucas Moura, and Harry Kane took the London club up to second place in the standings, five points behind leader Liverpool.
Tottenham went into the game on the back of a 6-2 mauling of Everton on Sunday and its players again brought their shooting boots.
Inter out of Champions League despite 1-1 draw against PSV
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan's first season back in the Champions League in seven years was brought to a swift end on Tuesday after it failed to beat a team with nothing to play for.
Mauro Icardi rescued a 1-1 draw for Inter against PSV Eindhoven but it wasn't enough to prevent the Italian team from being eliminated from the knockout stage.
Inter needed to better Tottenham's result at Barcelona to progress to the round of 16 but that match also finished 1-1, thanks to Lucas Moura's late equalizer.
Tottenham advances to CL round of 16 after 1-1 draw at Barca
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — An eye-popping goal by Ousmane Dembele and a superb performance by Barcelona's backup goalkeeper were minutes away from keeping Harry Kane's Tottenham out of the Champion League's last 16 on Tuesday.
But Kane provided the pass that substitute Lucas Moura used to finally score one past Jasper Cillessen in the 85th minute and secure a 1-1 draw that was as good as a victory to the English visitors and the few thousand fans that traveled with them to Spain.
English teams edge Italians to advance in Champions League
GENEVA (AP) — It ended England 2, Italy 0 on a tense night of decisive Champions League group games on Tuesday.
Liverpool advanced to the round of 16 by beating Napoli 1-0, though it relied on a stoppage-time save by goalkeeper Alisson Becker. Tottenham is also in Monday's draw after defying expectations in Barcelona thanks to Lucas Moura's 85th-minute leveler in a 1-1 draw.
Tottenham beats Southampton 3-1 to go 3rd in Premier League
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane, Lucas Moura and Son Heung-min scored to give Tottenham a 3-1 victory over Southampton on Wednesday, sending the north London club up to third in the Premier League.
It showed the size of the task facing Ralph Hasenhuettl, the Austrian who watched from the stands after being hired earlier in the day by Southampton to replace the fired Mark Hughes.
Tottenham cling on after conceding 2 penalties at Wolves
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tottenham surged into a three-goal lead but was left hanging to beat Wolverhampton 3-2 after Argentine debutant Juan Foyth conceded two second-half penalties on his first start in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Erik Lamela burst into the penalty area before rolling his shot under home goalkeeper Rui Patricio to open the scoring.
Brazil brings in Lucas Moura for friendlies in Saudi
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tottenham right winger Lucas Moura was summoned by Brazil on Monday for friendlies against Argentina and Saudi Arabia.
Moura replaced Gremio's Everton, who had a right thigh injury.
Brazil plays Saudi Arabia on Thursday and an Argentina minus Lionel Messi next Monday.
Dier leads Tottenham past 10-man Cardiff 1-0 in EPL
LONDON (AP) — England midfielder Eric Dier struck his first club goal in 18 months as Tottenham made it three victories in as many Premier League matches by defeating 10-man Cardiff 1-0 on Saturday.
Tottenham, beaten by visiting Barcelona 4-2 in the Champions League at Wembley in midweek, scored against Cardiff in the eighth minute.
Kane’s double gives Tottenham 2-0 win at Huddersfield
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Harry Kane's first-half double gave Tottenham a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield, extending the hosts' winless English Premier League start to seven matches on Saturday.
Kane headed in the opener against the run of play and converted a penalty as Mauricio Pochettino's side took control before cruising to a fourth league win on the road this season.
Kane ends 5-game scoring slump as Spurs beat Brighton 2-1
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Harry Kane moved alongside Jermain Defoe as the joint fifth highest Tottenham scorer of all time on 143 as the London club emerged from a slump by beating Brighton 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Tottenham had lost three games in a row for the first time under coach Mauricio Pochettino, but put things right in soaking conditions.
No rest for Son after grueling summer of soccer
A grueling summer of soccer for Son Heung-min took in the World Cup in Russia, a preseason tour to the United States, then the Asian Games in Indonesia where he played six games in 18 days in stifling conditions.
Tottenham’s Lucas endorses far-right Brazilian candidate
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tottenham winger Lucas Moura has endorsed a far-right candidate in Brazil's presidential elections in October.
Congressman Jair Bolsonaro is one of the front-runners in the race but is currently hospitalized after being stabbed by an attacker in the midst of a polarizing campaign.
Moura, who was named the Premier League's player of the month for August, said Monday that Brazil needs a change and argued in favor of Bolsonaro in a series of tweets.
Kane scores in August as Tottenham beats Fulham 3-1 in EPL
LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane finally scored a Premier League goal in August as Tottenham beat Fulham 3-1 on Saturday for its second straight win to open the English season.
So prolific throughout the rest of the season, the England striker had never scored in the opening month of a league campaign but put that right in his 15th top-flight game in August.