Harry Kane sends Tottenham to a Champions League spot

(Tottenham – Burnley 1-0) Harry Kane (28) secured three important points for Tottenham with his penalty score. Now the pressure is on Martin degaard (23) and Arsenal in the hunt for Champions League tickets.

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Long into first-half extra time, Tottenham stopper Davinson Sánchez sent the ball into Burnley’s Ashley Barnes.

Judge Kevin Friend let him go, but after seeing the VAR screen he pointed to the penalty spot.

Harry Kane put the ball at the chalk mark, before dropping it in the left corner.

That’s the only thing separating Tottenham and Burnley in the English capital, and the hosts were able to collect a welcome three points in the hunt for their first Champions League participation since the 2019/20 season.

With a draw remaining, Tottenham are in fourth and final place in the Champions League, two points clear of city rivals Arsenal.

Martin degaard’s side have admittedly played a game less than Tottenham, and can reclaim fourth place with an away win against Newcastle on Monday night.

In the final league round on May 22, Tottenham will face leaders Norwich, while Arsenal will be visited by relegation-threatened Everton.

Chelsea in third place are also yet to secure a Champions League spot. They are two points clear of Tottenham, but will secure third place with a win at home to Leicester on Thursday night.

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