From Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – The tale of Tottenham’s 2-1 win over Fulham on Saturday was played out in two acts.
The first was when everything was pretty much plain-sailing. Spurs were two goals to the good after 75 minutes – a little wasteful but twice on the scoresheet nonetheless – and Antonio Conte sought to rest Harry Kane for the rest of the afternoon after doubling the lead.
“Oh what a night” sang the jubilant home supporters on the eve of their club’s return to the Champions League. A muggy afternoon became a sunny one, a good day became a great day.
But when Richarlison’s…