Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton: Kane, Alli fires Spurs to 2-1 win over Seagulls

Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton: Kane, Alli fires Spurs to 2-1 win over Seagulls

- Tottenham Hotspur vs Brighton saw Jose Mourinho's men come from one goal down to beat their visitors 2-1

- A goal each from Harry Kane and Dele Alli rendered Webster's first goal a mere consolation after the game

- Spur bounced back from their disappointing defeat to Chelsea last weekend with this victory

Tottenham Hotspur came from one goal down to beat Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 in early Boxing Day kickoff.

Adam Webster opened scoring for the Seagulls in the 37th minute with a powerful header from a Pascal Gross' cross.

The 24-year-old rose up high to head his side ahead from close range as the visitors took the lead just about eight minutes into the end of the first half.

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Three minutes later, Bernardo also tried to double his side's lead in the 40th minute but his header was not strong enough to go past Paulo Gazzaniga's goal post.

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Graham Potter's men took the one-goal advantage into the dressing room for half-time break with the hope of maintaining status quo until the end of the meeting.

On return to the pitch for the second half, it Harry Kane just eight minutes to restore parity for the hosts in the 53rd minute.

The England international benefited from a Lucas Moura's deflected shot before sending the ball into the net.

With less than 20 minutes to wrap up the encounter, Dele Alli recorded his name on the scores sheet in the 72nd minute to put his side ahead for the first time in the game.

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Alli, who has been impressive since the arrival of Jose Mourinho last month scored a stunning goal from Serge Aurier's assist.

The goal sealed the win for Spurs as they bounce back from their disappointing 2-0 defeat to Chelsea last weekend.

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The Argentine was given a disgraceful marching order out of Tottenham Stadium in an astonishing circumstance that eased in the return of Jose Mourinho.

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