(EFE) – The Brazilian Lucas Moura, who participated in the three goals of his team, promoted Tottenham against Crystal Palace (3-0), in the London duel of ‘Boxing Day’, of the nineteenth day of the Premier .
The Italian Antonio Conte’s team is enjoying his great improvement. With the exception of the draw against Liverpool last day, he has won everything with the transalpine in the direction.
Tottenham was superior to a rival who lost their coach, Frenchman Patrick Vieira, positive for coronavirus for the match. The Welshman Osian Roberts took his place on the bench.
It took Conte’s team half an hour to unbalance the game. The spurs took the lead at the 32nd with a pass from Lucas Moura that brought Harry Kane into the net. Two later, it was the Brazilian who extended the lead by taking advantage of a ball received from Emerson Royal.
The outlook turned ugly for Crystal Palace on the brink of halftime when Wilfried Zaha saw his second yellow card and was sent off.
The game declined after the intermission. Tottenham loosened but their rival did not believe in the reaction to avoid defeat. And in the final section, with a quarter of an hour to go, a new assist from Moura was made profitable by the Korean Heung-Min Son to beat Jack Butlan again and round out the local triumph.
Tottenham, which has three games pending, is fifth in the standings, six points behind Arsenal, fourth and in the Champions League zone.