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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Brighton & Hove Albion: match thread & how to watch

Spurs look to rebound after Thursday’s disappointing defeat.

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It is clear this Tottenham Hotspur team has the potential to score goals in dozens when things are clicking, but there are still going to be frustrating times as well. This past week was a throwback to the struggles of the past year and a half, with a narrow win over (the admittedly tricky) Burnley and a lifeless loss against Antwerp in the Europa League. This is not the first time this season that the attack has been absent.

On paper Spurs boast more attacking options than ever, but that has yet to translate to consistent play. Hopefully a visit from Brighton & Hove Albion can wake up the goalscorers, as another very winnable three points are up for grabs Sunday. Though the Seagulls are probably better than their table position, they have just one league win all season.

Tottenham supporters will likely want to forget about last season’s contests against Brighton. A shocking 3-0 loss at the Amex Stadium saw Hugo Lloris go out injured early and spelled the beginning of the end for Mauricio Pochettino. Meanwhile, it took a Harry Kane equalizer and Dele Alli winner to seal a come-from-behind victory in the rematch on Boxing Day.

This is the third of four straight Premier League matches against lesser competition; Spurs have taken four points so far after the heartbreaking draw against West Ham and Monday’s win over Burnley. As a result, they entered the weekend fifth in the table and with a genuine shot at making a run this season. Tottenham must find a way to win this one, especially after Thursday’s flat performance in Belgium.


How to Watch

Date: Sunday, November 1, 2020
Time: 2:15 p.m. ET, 7:15 p.m. BT
Location: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, England
TV: none (USA), none (UK)
Streaming: Peacock (USA), Sky Sports Box Office (UK)

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