Tottenham vs Fulham LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Follow all the action as Tottenham Hotspur host Fulham in a hastily rearranged London derby in the Premier League this evening. 

It promises to be a tense affair, with Scott Parker branding the league’s decision to schedule the fixture at short notice “scandalous” as postponements cause the top flight’s calendar to become ever more congested. However, Jose Mourinho offered few sympathies when questioned about Parker’s comments and instead claimed the Fulham manager should “apologise” if he fields a full-strength side tonight. 

Parker sent out a strong starting eleven for Fulham’s FA Cup third round victory over west London rivals QPR as the club seek to maintain their newfound momentum. It was not quite an avalanche of points, but four draws in succession in the league still represented a marked improvement before an outbreak of Covid within the Cottagers’ squad. Spurs, meanwhile, still have an optimistic eye on the title race and victory tonight would see them move to within four points of leaders Manchester United. Their squad is well-rested, too, after a heavily rotated side defeated Marine in an FA Cup tie to remember last time out.  Follow all the action live below at the conclusion of Man City vs Brighton:

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Man City 1 – 0 Brighton

51 mins: Burn steers a pass from Mahrez out for a Man City corner. It’s whipped straight into the middle and Webster wins the first and second balls but only finds Foden with his headed clearance. Foden hits a shot on the volley that gets blocked and cleared away. 

Man City 1 – 0 Brighton

48 mins: Mac Allister finds Trossard with a ball into the box. Trossard manages to turn and chip the ball towards Tau. Stones intercepts with a header back out to Mac Allister whose cross back into the middle is claimed by Ederson. 

Man City 1 – 0 Brighton

Second half: Man City restart the game. City are on course for a seventh consecutive victory over Brighton as it stands. No changes for either side at the break. 

Still to come this evening. Tottenham host Fulham in a rearranged fixture from earlier in the season. Kick off for that one is at 8:15pm, team news coming shortly.  

71% possession in the first half for Man City with eight shots and three on target. Brighton have been threatening on occasion, they managed two shots and if they game stays like this they’ve got a chance to maybe sneak an equaliser. 

Man City 1 – 0 Brighton

45+1 mins: Half time. It took them a while but Man City have the lead at the break. Brighton have been decent, they’d been defending well until the goal when Foden was allowed too much room in the box to run into. It’s going to be a tough second half for the Seagulls now. 

Man City 1 – 0 Brighton – Foden

44 mins: GOAL! What a brilliant finish from Foden. De Bruyne has the ball on the left wing and he plays a simple pass into Foden running from left to right into the box. He takes the ball past one defender and then slots it beautifully into a small gap at the near post. Sanchez dives to his right but the ball spins away from him and finishes in the back of the net. 

Man City 0 – 0 Brighton

42 mins: Brighton have the chance to do something here after winning a corner. Trossard whips it into the middle but it’s claimed by Ederson. He throws the ball quickly to De Bruyne who burst forward on the corner. He gives it to Foden who carries the ball to the edge of the box and is tackled. De Bruyne collects the loose ball, takes it into the right side of the box and shoots but Sanchez blocks the near post and palms the ball behind. 

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