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  • Date:09 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:13:30
  • Venue:White Hart Lane
  • Attendance:35,698
  • Townsend (48) Defoe (57)
    Defoe (59)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:16 +2.16

Shot from outside the area by Therry Racon misses to the left of the target.

90:37 +0.37

Gary Doherty is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Carlo Cudicini.

90:10 +0.10

Corner taken by Simon Francis from the right by-line to the near post, Gary Doherty takes a shot. Save by Carlo Cudicini.

90:04 +0.04

The ball is delivered by Kyel Reid, clearance made by Sebastien Bassong.

89:35

The ball is swung over by Simon Francis, clearance by Sebastien Bassong.

87:42

Simon Francis takes the inswinging corner, Header from close range by Akpo Sodje misses to the right of the target.

87:27

Akpo Sodje takes a shot. Carlo Cudicini makes a save.

86:49

Corner taken short by Andros Townsend, Niko Kranjcar crosses the ball, Simon Francis makes a clearance.

85:30

Foul by Therry Racon on Luka Modric, free kick awarded. Benoit Assou-Ekotto has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Rob Elliot makes a save.

84:14

Benoit Assou-Ekotto delivers the ball.

83:40

Niko Kranjcar takes a shot. Blocked by Christian Dailly.

82:45

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend, Christian Dailly manages to make a clearance.

81:01

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Matt Fry gets a block in.

80:43

Simon Francis produces a cross, clearance by Michael Dawson.

79:45

Andros Townsend decides to take a short corner, Sebastien Bassong takes a shot. Christian Dailly gets a block in.

79:36

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend, Jose Vitor Semedo gets a block in.

78:59

Outswinging corner taken by Simon Francis, comfortable save by Carlo Cudicini.

78:13

Andros Townsend produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

78:01

Simon Francis crosses the ball, comfortable save by Carlo Cudicini.

77:51

Therry Racon takes a shot. Raniere Sandro gets a block in.

77:43

A cross is delivered by Simon Francis, save by Carlo Cudicini.

76:23

Luka Modric takes a shot. Gary Doherty gets a block in.

75:08

Corner taken by Simon Francis from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Roman Pavlyuchenko.

74:50

Effort on goal by Kyel Reid from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

73:56

Akpo Sodje produces a cross.

71:03

The referee blows for offside. Jose Vitor Semedo takes the free kick.

70:10

Niko Kranjcar takes a short corner.

69:02

Joe Anyinsah goes off and Akpo Sodje comes on.

68:47

Shot from outside the penalty box by Benoit Assou-Ekotto goes wide right of the goal.

68:05

Short corner worked by Luka Modric, Raniere Sandro takes a shot. Blocked by Christian Dailly.

68:00

The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend, Therry Racon manages to make a clearance.

67:50

The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend, Gary Doherty makes a clearance.

65:29

Luka Modric takes a shot. Gary Doherty gets a block in.

64:07

Vedran Corluka is penalised for a handball. Rob Elliot takes the indirect free kick.

62:34

Raniere Sandro receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Raniere Sandro on Therry Racon. Johnnie Jackson restarts play with the free kick.

61:57

The ball is crossed by Kyel Reid, save made by Carlo Cudicini.

61:14

Roman Pavlyuchenko has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

60:50

The official flags Scott Wagstaff offside. Michael Dawson takes the direct free kick.

60:20

Kyel Reid joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alan McCormack.

59:40

Jermain Defoe scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Tottenham 3-0 Charlton.

58:52

Foul by Andros Townsend on Scott Wagstaff, free kick awarded. Rob Elliot takes the indirect free kick.

57:04

A goal is scored by Jermain Defoe from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Tottenham 2-0 Charlton.The assist for the goal came from Niko Kranjcar.

56:30

Simon Francis sends in a cross, Michael Dawson makes a clearance.

55:41

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

55:30

The ball is sent over by Andros Townsend, clearance by Simon Francis.

53:50

Close range effort by Luka Modric misses to the left of the goal.

53:37

Centre by Vedran Corluka.

52:32

Centre by Andros Townsend, clearance made by Gary Doherty.

52:14

A cross is delivered by Simon Francis, save by Carlo Cudicini.

51:19

Corner taken by Niko Kranjcar.

51:06

Roman Pavlyuchenko takes a shot. Save made by Rob Elliot.

51:06

Roman Pavlyuchenko takes a shot. Rob Elliot makes a save.

50:09

Matt Fry takes a shot. Carlo Cudicini makes a fantastic save.

49:58

The ball is crossed by Alan McCormack, Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance.

48:46

Andros Townsend fires in a goal from outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Tottenham 1-0 Charlton.Assist on the goal came from Raniere Sandro.

48:22

Benoit Assou-Ekotto crosses the ball, clearance by Gary Doherty.

47:01

Roman Pavlyuchenko takes a shot. Gary Doherty gets a block in.

46:13

Unfair challenge on Raniere Sandro by Alan McCormack results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luka Modric.

45:47

Unfair challenge on Raniere Sandro by Joe Anyinsah results in a free kick. Sebastien Bassong takes the free kick.

45:08 +0.08

Raniere Sandro challenges Alan McCormack unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gary Doherty.

45:01

(Tottenham) makes a substitution, with Luka Modric coming on for Wilson Palacios.

44:26

The ball is sent over by Jose Vitor Semedo.

43:51

Raniere Sandro challenges Alan McCormack unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alan McCormack restarts play with the free kick.

41:19

Roman Pavlyuchenko has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

41:11

Benoit Assou-Ekotto crosses the ball, Alan McCormack manages to make a clearance.

40:32

Unfair challenge on Andros Townsend by Matt Fry results in a free kick. Vedran Corluka takes the direct free kick.

38:12

The ball is crossed by Roman Pavlyuchenko, clearance by Matt Fry.

37:58

Raniere Sandro crosses the ball, Roman Pavlyuchenko takes a shot. Save by Rob Elliot.

37:31

Johnnie Jackson produces a cross, Benoit Assou-Ekotto makes a clearance.

36:04

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Therry Racon by Raniere Sandro. Free kick taken by Matt Fry.

35:33

The ball is crossed by Johnnie Jackson, Scott Wagstaff produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

35:05

Alan McCormack produces a cross, Roman Pavlyuchenko manages to make a clearance.

33:01

Andros Townsend crosses the ball, Gary Doherty makes a clearance.

32:19

Raniere Sandro delivers the ball.

30:56

Wilson Palacios challenges Jose Vitor Semedo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Francis.

30:22

Matt Fry fouled by Andros Townsend, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Fry restarts play with the free kick.

30:13

The ball is sent over by Scott Wagstaff, clearance made by Sebastien Bassong.

28:33

Gary Doherty gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Niko Kranjcar. Niko Kranjcar fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

26:43

Therry Racon produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

23:09

A cross is delivered by Andros Townsend.

22:30

Joe Anyinsah has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

21:31

Jermain Defoe takes a shot. Christian Dailly gets a block in. Corner taken by Niko Kranjcar played to the near post, Johnnie Jackson makes a clearance.

20:13

Raniere Sandro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Therry Racon. Free kick taken by Rob Elliot.

18:55

The ball is sent over by Simon Francis, Raniere Sandro makes a clearance.

18:05

Shot from long distance by Wilson Palacios misses to the right of the goal.

17:52

Roman Pavlyuchenko takes a shot. Save by Rob Elliot.

17:17

Joe Anyinsah concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Dawson. Michael Dawson restarts play with the free kick.

15:40

Matt Fry sends in a cross, save by Carlo Cudicini.

15:15

The ball is crossed by Simon Francis, clearance by Michael Dawson.

14:12

Jermain Defoe takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Doherty.

11:51

Andros Townsend fouled by Therry Racon, the ref awards a free kick. Niko Kranjcar fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

11:07

The ball is sent over by Simon Francis.

10:01

Corner taken right-footed by Simon Francis, Wilson Palacios makes a clearance.

6:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roman Pavlyuchenko by Christian Dailly. Strike comes in from Jermain Defoe from the free kick.

4:52

A cross is delivered by Vedran Corluka, Alan McCormack manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Niko Kranjcar from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Simon Francis.

3:36

The ball is crossed by Therry Racon, clearance made by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

1:44

Niko Kranjcar challenges Simon Francis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Simon Francis takes the direct free kick.

1:13

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend.

0:18

Jose Vitor Semedo concedes a free kick for a foul on Andros Townsend. Raniere Sandro takes the direct free kick.

The match has kicked off.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The second half has started.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Khumalo poised for Spurs debut Tottenham have completed the transfer of Bongani Khumalo from South African side Supersport United on a four-and-a-half year deal. Khumalo, who could make his debut in the FA Cup third-round clash with Charlton, impressed during a trial at Spurs last July and the north London club have chosen to take the 23-year-old on a permanent transfer for a fee of around #1.5million. The centre half, who was born in Swaziland, impressed for South Africa during the World Cup where he scored the opener in the hosts' 2-1 group stage win over France. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp already has a number of options in defence but there are still doubts over the long-term fitness of centre backs Ledley King and Jonathan Woodgate. Paul Benson will miss out for Charlton as he begins a three-match ban in what will be Keith Peacock's first game in temporary charge. Striker Benson lost his appeal against his sending off in the closing stages of the Addicks` 3-3 draw with Colchester which allowed him to play in the home defeat to Swindon on Bank Holiday Monday. However, young defender Matt Fry is available after he extended his loan from West Ham for another month. Peacock was appointed caretaker manager following the sacking of Phil Parkinson on Tuesday in the wake of the heavy 4-2 defeat to the Robins.

Formation:442Manager: Harry Redknapp

Tottenham

Formation: 4411Manager:

Charlton

  • Carlo Cudicini
  • Vedran Corluka
  • Sebastien Bassong
  • Michael Dawson
  • Benoit Assou-Ekotto
  • Niko Kranjcar
  • Wilson Palacios
  • Raniere Sandro
  • Andros Townsend
  • Roman Pavlyuchenko
  • Jermain Defoe
  • SUBS
  • Stipe Pletikosa
  • Alan Hutton
  • Aaron Lennon
  • Jermaine Jenas
  • Rafael Van der Vaart
  • Luka Modric

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Match Report

Defoe sends Spurs through Tottenham booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup thanks to an impressive second-half performance capped by a brilliant brace from former Charlton man Jermain Defoe in a 3-0 win. Spurs put a sluggish first half behind them to take the lead through pacy youngster Andros Townsend, who fired past goalkeeper Rob Elliot to mark his debut with a goal. Defoe, who started his career with the Addicks, made it 2-0 with a low drive before rounding off the victory by stabbing home from 18 yards for his fifth of the season. Spurs manager Harry Redknapp, who had hoped David Beckham would be in the stands to watch the match, announced that a loan deal for the star had fallen through before kick-off, and that the midfielder would come to the club just to train for a month. On this evidence Townsend, who recently had his season-long loan terminated at Ipswich, may prove to be as exciting an option as the former England captain. The 19-year-old winger quickly made an impression on the game, beating two players with step-overs on the right before flashing a dangerous low ball across the box in the second minute. Townsend won a free-kick in the 14th minute which Niko Kranjcar curled just wide. Charlton, without a manager and 45 places below Spurs in the league ladder, looked threatening at times but the hosts controlled most of the possession in the opening half hour. Roman Pavlyuchenko tested Elliot with a long-range shot 19 minutes in before Charlton captain Christian Dailly threw himself in front of Defoe to block the striker's shot moments later. However, Spurs were becoming wasteful in possession and lacked the spark regularly offered by the likes of Rafael van der Vaart and Luka Modric - both of whom were on the bench. Charlton pushed for an opener as the game reached the half-hour mark when midfielder Scott Wagstaff surged down the right to cross for Joe Anyinsah but Sebastien Bassong scrambled clear from inside the box. Former Tottenham man Johnnie Jackson then beat Sandro down the left but Wagstaff shot just wide from 10 yards while under pressure from Wilson Palacios. Then Jose Semedo then crossed for Jackson but his ball went just over the Addicks midfielder's head. Redknapp looked to Modric for inspiration, the Croatian coming on for the poor Palacios at the break. The home side cameout looking to make an immediate breakthrough and Pavlyuchenko could have scored had it not been for a diving block from another former Spurs man, Gary Doherty. The opening goal came just under four minutes into the half when Townsend picked up Sandro's pass, got the ball out from under his feet and rifled a deflected shot past Elliot from 20 yards. Spurs, now playing with the attacking verve often seen at White Hart Lane this season, looked for a second. Elliot produced a fine diving save to deny Pavlyuchenko before Modric's quick feet allowed him to wriggle past three Charlton but his shot went a yard wide. Defoe poked wide from 20 yards but he soon made amends by putting Spurs 2-0 up just before the hour. Kranjcar laid the ball to the striker, who dummied a shot before despatching a low 18-yard drive to score against the club where he began his career. Now bristling with confidence, Defoe charged at the Charlton defence, won the ball back after being challenged, and fired past Elliot to make it 3-0 - after seeing his first effort blocked. Cudicini was called into action as they slowed down with 15 minutes left when he palmed over a fierce shot from Charlton substitute Kyel Reid. Townsend looked desperate to score his second and went close in the 79th minute when he shot a yard wide. Modric's introduction was proving to be a masterstroke as he continued to cause problems for the away side. The Croatian had a strong shot blocked by a wall of Charlton defenders and he was then brought down by Therry Racon on the edge of the box. Elliot produced a fine save to tip the resulting free-kick from Benoit Assou-Ekotto around the post. Cudicini tipped over Akpo Sodje's 18-yard strike in the dying minutes as Charlton looked for a consolation before the Italian denied Doherty in injury time with a point-blank save from the former Spurs man.

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