Tottenham dealt huge injury blow during Burnley clash


Tottenham have been dealt a massive injury blow during their Premier League clash with Burnley at Turf Moor.

Antonio Conte’s side are currently locked in action with the Lancashire outfit, looking to add to their impressive win against Manchester City at the weekend, in what was a statement win for their chances of finishing in the top four and guarantee Champions League football next season in the process.

It has been a game of few chances however, with a Harry Kane header coming back off the Burnley crossbar by far the closest either side have come to scoring.

But there was a more worrying issue.

Bentancur pulls up lame

The issue began early into the first half, when winter addition Rodrigo Bentancur, who was excellent against Manchester City, was left wrong-footed by a smart turn by Josh Brownhill.

And while he was able to continue until half time, he could not carry on any further, making way for Harry Winks at the interval.

This leaves Antonio Conte with a headache should it prove to rule the Uruguayan out for longer than the period between this and the next game, since Bentancur had already become a pivotal part of the Spurs side in his short stint with the north London outfit.

With a trip to Elland Road and the energetic Leeds United at the weekend, Bentancur could prove a big miss.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 26 46 63
2 Liverpool FC 25 44 57
3 Chelsea FC 25 31 50
4 Manchester United 26 10 46
5 West Ham United 26 11 42
6 Arsenal FC 23 10 42
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 24 5 40
8 Tottenham Hotspur 23 0 39
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 25 -3 33
10 Southampton FC 25 -5 32
11 Leicester City 23 -6 27
12 Aston Villa 24 -6 27
13 Crystal Palace 25 -4 26
14 Brentford FC 26 -15th 24
15th Leeds United 24 -21 23
16 Everton FC 23 -12 22
17 Newcastle United 24 -19 22
18 Watford FC 24 -19 18
19 Burnley FC 22 -9 17
20 Norwich City 25 -38 17
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 17
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 12
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 10
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 9
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 9
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 9
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 9
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 9
Rafinha Leeds United 9
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 9
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 8
Antonio, Michael West Ham United 8
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 8
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 8
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
De Bruyne, Kevin Manchester City 7
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur 7

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