Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur: Aaron Connolly scores twice in win over Spurs

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From Ben Collins
BBC Sport
The gloomy week of tottenham continued as they accompanied their Champions League humiliation in the hands of Bayern Munich having a defeat at Brighton.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino expected a reply from his players, just for goalkeeper Hugo Lloris to present Neal Maupay a weird opener.
The Spurs captain suffered a nut injury from the process, by decreasing the lead of Brighton on his first Premier League start, along with Tottenhams issues were resisted by Aaron Connolly.
And though Spurs produced a positive start to the second halfof Connolly killed off any hope of a fightback being launched by these since the Irish striker produced a well-taken attack for his next goal to secure Brightons first home win since March.
Tottenham have failed to win in their last away 10 games stretching back on 20 January.
Last weeks home win against Southampton provided some relief to Spurs after being dumped from the Carabao Cup by League Two Colchester but that the pressure is mounting on Pochettino along with his side having taken 11 points out of a possible 24 this term.
After being responsible for Southamptons aim last Saturday, Lloris perpetrated another error as he tried to catch a Pascal Gross cross rather than hammering it and his momentum saw him stagger backwards into his own objective.
Eventually, the France captain dropped the ball until he crossed the goalline but injured his arm because he attempted to break his fall and had to be substituted by Paulo Gazzaniga.
And although the substitute keeper obstructed a close-range attempt by Connolly, the youngster slammed in the rally.
Connolly was introduced by lewis Dunk and he cut inside before shooting inside the far post to fasten Brighton win of this season.
It was Graham Potters first win at the Amex with Tottenham place to slide from the top .
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