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  • Tottenham 1-1 Blackpool: Adam double-penalties, Defoe superb-strike

    Within a minute, referee Lee Probert gave two penalties to Blackpool in the Premier League duel against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday (07/05/2011).

    One of them led to goals that make Tottenham left behind. However, Tottenham can force a draw 1-1, thanks to goals from Jermain Defoe in the 88th minute.

    The drama began with a penalty kick soccer ball results from Charlie Adam's corner which hit the hands of Michael Dawson in the penalty box.

    Execution penalty gifts made by Adam. However, Gomes managed to neutralize the ball.

    Blackpool then had another corner kick. When trying to catch the ball, the referee judged Gomes violate Gary Taylor-Fletcher in the penalty box.

    Adam returned to execute and successfully change the numbers on the scoreboard to 0-1.

    The Game

    Playing as the host, Tottenham created two successive threats through Jermain Defoe and Luka Modric at minute 17dan to-18. However, the second shot was successfully blocked by defender Ian Evatt.

    "Spurs" not to create new opportunities, when Blackpool reply also with two successive threats, by Sergei Kornilenko and DJ Campbell at minute 23. Both players had just seen their efforts thwarted Gomes.

    A movement of Gareth Bale in the 32nd minute ended with a cross. Two colleagues, Roman Pavluychenko and Rafael van der Vaart is on the opponent penalty box and tried to reach the ball. However, none of them succeeded and the ball rolled out of the field.

    Tottenham go back to take the initiative to attack in the second half. Although not free of threats, "the Spurs" could create some opportunities, but no one was a goal.

    After the 60th minute, Blackpool managed to reduce the pressure on Tottenham and the 70th minute, successfully urged the host and releasing a number of threats.

    Tottenham almost did not move under pressure, until the second prize was a penalty.

    After Adam's goal, Tottenham raise the intensity of their attacks. Blackpool who did not want to lose the benefits of successfully breaking a series of host penetration.

    In minute 88, Defoe master bait Luka Modric outside the penalty box. Rather than feeding or dribble, he chose to shoot the ball, which lodged in goalkeeper Matthew Gilks.

    Tottenham then tried to add a goal in the time remaining. Though hardly threatened, they attack like a fruitless hope.

    With a draw that, Tottenham climbed one level to the fifth position with 56 points. They still lost six points from Manchester City in fourth place.

    Team Line-up:

    Tottenham Hotspur: Gomes, Michael Dawson, William Gallas, Danny Rose (Niko Kranjcar 90), Younes Kaboul, Luka Modric, Sandro, Gareth Bale (Peter Crouch 65), Rafael van der Vaart; Roman Pavluyechenko (Aaron Lennon 45), Jermaine Defoe

    Blackpool: Matthew Gilks; Ian Evatt, Alex Baptiste, Stephen Crainey, Neil Eardley (James Beattie 90), David Vaughan, Charlie Adam, Keith Southern, DJ Campbell, Sergei Kornilenko (Jason Puncheon 45), Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Craig Cathcart 76 )

    Referee: Lee Probert


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