10-man Tottenham defeat West Ham 3-2

File Photo : Tottenham Hotspurs beat West Ham
IANS|23-Sep-2017 22:25

London, Sep 23 : A 10-man Tottenham Hotspurs beat West Ham 3-2 in the English Premier League (EPL)'s sixth round at the London Stadium on Saturday.

Harry Kane opened the scoring for Tottenham after 34 minutes and struck again just four minutes later, reports Efe.

Attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen netted the third goal in the 60th minute of the match.

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez scored the first goal for West Ham just one minute later.

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Tottenham defender Serge Aurier was sent off in the 70th minute after being shown a second yellow card.

Cheikhou Kouyate scored the second goal for West Ham three minutes before the end of the game, but his side failed to equalise.

After this away win, Tottenham provisionally hold third position with 11 points, two points behind both the EPL leaders Manchester City and second-placed Manchester United, who are set to face Crystal Palace and Southampton respectively later on Saturday.

West Ham are in the 17th position with four points after suffering the fourth defeat this season.