James Maddison stars as Tottenham drew their 2023/24 Premier League opener against Brentford, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
Tottenham took charge of the game as the match kicked off but battle to maintain full control of proceedings.
The game took on a frantic pace from the start as both sides race to take an early with a series of chances.
In the 11th minute, Tottenham landed the first punch of the game as Christian Romero headed home James Maddison’s set piece to give Spurs the lead.
The visitors continued to dominate play after taking the lead but were dealt a blow as Yoane Wissa scored the equaliser for the home side.
Tottenham ramped up attempts to retake their lead but ended up conceding again in the 36th minute after Mbeumo converted a spotkick to give Brenford the lead.
The hosts nearly ran out with a first-half win but were held by Emerson Royal’s late first-half strike that brought the scoreline to a 2-2 draw before the first half break.
Second Half Report
Tottenham held sway over proceedings in the second as they attempted to stage a comeback and take the lead again.
The Bees pulled a strong defensive display to maintain the scoreline while hoping to leverage on counters to go back into the lead.
The game continued with both sides unable to break the goal deadlock in the second half with late substitutions made by both sides.
Brentford had a late chance to take the lead with a set piece close to the penalty area but squandered it.
The match ended with both sides settling for a 2-2 draw after the final whistle.