Tottenham vs Leeds United: Jose Mourinho's Spurs move to 3rd after 3-0 victory

Tottenham vs Leeds United: Jose Mourinho's Spurs move to 3rd after 3-0 victory

- Tottenham vs Leeds United has seen Jose Mourinho's side go third on the PL standings

- Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son and Toby Alderweirel scored in three 3-0 rout

- Jose Mourinho will heave a sigh of relief after disappointing last three league fixtures

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Tottenham Hostspur completed a 3-0 victory over new comers Leeds United in a highly entertaining Premier League fixture on January 2.

Jose Mourinho will heave a sigh of relief after his side now move top of the Premier League table following poor last three games.

First chance of the game for came for the visitors as early as the 4th minute withAlioski bursting into the area but his effort hit the side-netting and failed trouble Hugo Lloris at his near post.

About ten minutes later, Harry Kane fired over the bar and moments later Bergwijn hit an effort wide after getting on to a loose Leeds pass.

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In the 20th minute, Bergwijn was brought down in the box from Winks' pass and after VAR check, a penalty was awarded.

Harry Kane stepped up and fired home from the spot to put Spurs ahead, sending the keeper the wrong way.

And just before the break, Heung-Min Son doubled the lead for Jose Mourinho's side from a moment of real class.

Tottenham vs Leeds United: Jose Mourinho's Spurs move to 3rd after 3-0 victory
Tottenham vs Leeds United saw Mourinho's side move 3rd on the PL standings. Photo: Tottenham Hotspur FC
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Hojbjerg cut out a ball, fed Kane who skipped over a tackle and played an inch-perfect curling pass to Son who finished instinctively. It was 2-0 at half-time.

It took Tottenham just five minutes into the second half as they found the back of the net yet again for their third goal of the afternoon.

Toby Alderweireld headed Son's corner at goal and the keeper fumbled it over the line. He had fumbled Ndombele's shot wide for the corner in the first place.

Both sides battled hard as Leeds did everything to at least pull one back, but there were no more goals at it ended at full time; Tottenham 3-0 Leeds United.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United are desperate in bolstering their squad and after failing to sign Jack Grealish for £65million in the summer, the Red Devils will now be forced to fork out £100million.

Grealish captained Villa to a 2-1 loss away at the Old Trafford, but he could have been playing against his side should United have taken advantage of signing him during the summer.

But according to a report, Manchester United still want the 25-year-old who has scored six times and provided eight assists in 15 games this season.

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