Posted by on January 4, 2019 4:41 pm
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A hat-trick from Fernando Llorente and two goals from Serge Aurier, the first a thumping drive from distance that Harry Kane could hardly have bettered, saw Tottenham into the FA Cup fourth round at the expense of Tranmere Rovers. The League Two side managed to live with their illustrious opponents for most of the first half but were outclassed after the interval, with Son Heung-Min pulling the strings. Kane even took the field with the score at 6-0 and managed to add another goal before the end, taking his tally for the season to 19 and bringing Spurs a 33rd goal in 33 days.

Son had a great chance to open the scoring after eight minutes when he raced clear through the middle to take advantage of a deflection from a defender that fell into his path. He only had Scott Davies to beat but his early shot was unconvincing and allowed the goalkeeper to save with his legs.

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