Tottenham was remodeled by Gareth Bale’s homecoming, simply not in the best way that Jose Mourinho had imagined.
Cruising Three-Zero when Bale got here off within the bench within the 72nd minute in opposition to West Ham, Tottenham extremely collapsed in a recreation it had been accountable for to attract Three-Three within the Premier League on Sunday.
It was with nearly the final kick of the sport that Manuel Lanzini blasted a shot from distance into the roof of the web to grab some extent that appeared extraordinarily unlikely when Son Heung-min scored within the first minute and Harry Kane netted twice by the 16th minute.
Agonizingly for Bale, after Fabián Balbuena pulled one again within the 82nd and Davinson Sánchez scored an own-goal three minutes later, the on-loan ahead from Actual Madrid had a golden likelihood to attain the fourth.
Launched by Kane, Bale despatched Angelo Ogbonna sliding to the turf as he drilled into the penalty space however managed to tug a shot broad.
Relatively than any pleasure for Bale on his return to Tottenham after seven years, West Ham was celebrating in a means that appeared unimaginable within the first half.