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Tottenham Hotspur v Portsmouth Live Commentary,
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That's all for today, goodbye.
Next up, Tottenham host north London rivals Arsenal in the Premier League, with Portsmouth travelling to Bolton Wanderers in the EFL Trophy.
Kane struck the only goal of the game to fire Tottenham into the fourth round of the FA Cup at the expense of Portsmouth. Under pressure for most of the game, the visitors could have broken the deadlock through Hackett-Fairchild. Receiving a header from Bishop, his overhead kick was palmed away by Forster, making his only save of the game. Minutes later, Kane went close to scoring, but his poked effort was blocked on the line by Hume. After the break, the hosts continued their domination. Royal was denied by the inside of the post, before Kane rifled in a magnificent winner. Playing a one-two with Sessegnon on the edge of the box, the striker moved inside before lashing his effort past Griffiths. Skipp could have doubled the lead after Gil inadvertently played the ball into his path, but the midfielder missed the target.
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FULL-TIME: TOTTENHAM 1-0 PORTSMOUTH
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Devine holds onto the ball before laying it out to Royal. He then feeds it to Son, who is forced back by the Portsmouth defence.
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Substitution for Tottenham. 18-year-old Devine is given some minutes, with Gil coming off.
Davies receives a yellow card after sliding into Koroma.
Gil flicks it to Kane who finds Royal. The Brazilian then sends a cross into the box, but it is cleared away.
Substitution for Portsmouth. Curtis, who will look to run at the Tottenham defence for the final few minutes, replaces Dale.
Jacobs searches for Dale who makes a run down the middle of the pitch. He fails to control the ball, with it bouncing out for a goal-kick.
Substitution for Portsmouth. It comes in the midfield, with Jacobs replacing Morrell.
Substitution for Portsmouth. Starting the last game, Pigott is now on the pitch. It is a striker for a striker, with Bishop coming off.
Gil receives the ball on the right, ignoring Son and moving inside. Looking to switch play out to the right, Swanson comes across to clear.
Son goes down the left wing, whipping the ball across the box. Gil is there to receive it, with his attempt deflected behind by Ogilvie.
After scoring two penalties against MK Dons, striker Bishop has now scored four goals in his last four FA Cup games (three this season). Alan McLoughlin was the last Portsmouth player to score four FA Cup goals in a single season (1993-94). He has not had an impact after the break, having created a chance in the first 45 minutes.
Substitution for Tottenham. Sessegnon is off the pitch, with Spence coming on. Royal moves over to the left wing with Spence on the right.
Moments after coming on, Thompson receives the first yellow card of the game. He crashed into Gil.
Tottenham are about to respond with a switch of their own. Spence is ready to come on.
Substitution for Portsmouth. Hackett-Fairchild, who had Portsmouth's best chance of the game, is replaced by Koroma.
Substitution for Portsmouth. Thompson is on after being out for five months, with Tunnicliffe given a rest.
Son cuts inside from the left before curling the ball into the box towards Sessegnon. Tight with him, Morrison gets it away from the former Fulham man, with Griffiths there to smother it.
Sarr goes down the left, playing the ball to Kane who flicks it to Son. He then looks to shoot on the edge, but Morrell is there to block.
Portsmouth have their second shot of the game. Swanson cuts it back to Dale who has his curling effort from outside the box blocked by Sanchez.
OVER! Skipp should have doubled Tottenham's advantage. Kane dropped deep, playing a powerful throughball towards Gil. The winger couldn't control it, but the ball bounces to Skipp who rifles it over from close range.
The corner comes out to Sessegnon, but his powerful effort from the edge of the box is blocked by Ogilvie.
Kane looks to switch the play out to Sessegnon on the left, but Swanson is there to head it behind.
Portsmouth commit men forward after a free-kick was cleared away. On the left, Hume looks to receive a simple pass, but the ball goes under his foot and out for a throw-in.
Tanganga pulls Bishop to the floor just inside the Tottenham half. They could put the ball into the box.
Son's curling free-kick goes well over the bar. Griffiths watched it all the way and was not worried.
Sarr, Kane and Tanganga combine outside the box with the defender having a low shot blocked.
Hume pushes Son to the floor just outside the box. The referee does not give a free-kick, to the surprise of the home fans.
Kane and Royal play a one-two, with the striker rushing down the right. He then looks to chip it across the box, but Raggett is there to block it.
Davies looks to switch the ball out to Gil, but he puts too much pace on his pass. Goal-kick to Portsmouth.
Swanson has been excellent on the right side of the Portsmouth defence. One-on-one with the defender, Son is tackled. He then puts pressure on the Portsmouth man who clears it against him. Goal-kick.
After winning their first three FA Cup meetings with Portsmouth between 1937 and 1991, Spurs lost their last such game against them in the 2010 semi-final (0-2).
Royal moves down the right before pulling it back towards Son. Having to go back to collect it, he creates space for himself inside the box before lashing it over.
Sessegnon has not had a lot of luck on the wing but moves inside to provide an assist. Receiving the ball from Kane, he holds off a defender and pokes it back to the striker who crashes it past Griffiths.
GOAALLLL! KANE SCORES! 1-0 TOTTENHAM! Kane finds the net with his first chance of the game. Outside the box, he plays a quick one-two with Sessegnon before curling his shot into the far corner.
POST! Sessegnon overlaps Son on the left, but the winger goes alone with his cross into the box. Unmarked, Royal heads it across the goal, over the head of Raggett and against the inside of the post.
On the right, Hackett-Fairchild swings it into the box. Ogilvie gets there first but puts it over the bar under pressure.
Portsmouth have a chance to get the ball into the box. Bishop is pulled to the ground by Davies.
Tottenham get the game back under way. No changes at half-time.
Tottenham had 71.4 per cent of possession before the break, but failed to make the most of their dominance. Portsmouth have held a low block, frustrating the hosts who have had most of their shots from outside the box. With seven corners, only one troubled the opposition defence, with Son struggling to make his crosses effective. Griffiths has commanded his area, coming out to claim the ball on multiple occasions. For Portsmouth, they will be happy with the half-time score. Keeping a clean sheet, their resistance has annoyed the home fans, who have made their unhappiness known. If they can hold their opponents, Portsmouth will fancy their chances with a replay at Fratton Park.
League One Portsmouth held their own in the first 45 minutes and could have broken the deadlock through Hackett-Fairchild with the game goalless. After a quiet opening 15 minutes, the Pompey winger forced Forster into a smart stop. Receiving a header from Bishop, Hackett-Fairchild unleashed an acrobatic effort, with the goalkeeper getting low to push it behind. Minutes later, Tottenham had their best opportunity. Griffiths failed to deal with Son’s inswinging corner, allowing Kane to poke a shot towards the goal. On the line, Hume was there to block. Dominant in possession, the hosts have struggled to test the opposition goalkeeper, with Sarr and Son failing to find the target with their efforts.
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HALF-TIME: TOTTENHAM 0-0 PORTSMOUTH
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Son's inswinging cross is punched away by Griffiths who is fouled.
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Late corner for Tottenham. Swanson blocks a cross from Sessegnon.
Kane finds Tanganga on the right, with the defender putting a cross into the box. Morrison clears it away as far as Son, who moves inside from the left before curling it wide.
Kane and Sessegnon play a one-two on the left of the box before the latter passes the ball inside to Sarr. Looking to shoot, he curls his attempt well wide of the goal.
Kane finds Royal with a short pass outside the box. In space, he lashes a lot shot towards the goal, but it is blocked.
Kane's free-kick hits the wall. It goes back to the striker, who pretends to shoot again before sliding it down the left to Sessegnon. Curling it into the box, Sanchez heads it over.
Free-kick in a shooting position for Tottenham. Son pokes the ball away from Morrell who clatters into him.
A dangerous cross from Sessegnon. On the left, the former Fulham man flashes it across the box, with Griffiths getting a touch on it. It comes out to Royal, but his chipped cross is blocked. He thinks it hit the arm of a Portsmouth defender, but nothing is given.
Drifting out to the left, Kane plays the ball inside to Son. Outside of the box, he looks to thread a throughball towards Sessegnon, but his pass is intercepted.
Dale goes inside and out with the ball trying to find a yard. Sticking with him, Royal blocks his cross.
Another poor cross from Son. Cutting the ball onto his right foot, he whips it straight into the hands of Griffiths. He may be frustrated about the lack of movement in the box, with nobody rushing across to try and get a touch on it.
Son's inswinging corner is caught by Griffiths who does not have to move.
Since beating Tottenham 2-0 in the 2010 semi-final, Portsmouth have lost all four of their FA Cup ties against Premier League opponents by an aggregate score of 9-1. They have matched Tottenham so far, but have had just one shot.
Davies looks for Skipp in the box. His first touch is heavy, rushing down the left before looking to poke it past Griffiths. He gets there, but it hits him off the goalkeeper and out. Goal-kick to Portsmouth.
Swanson does well again. Facing Sessegnon, he matches his run down the wing, sliding to block his cross. Bouncing back off the Tottenham man, Portsmouth have a goal-kick.
Son looks to run at the Portsmouth defence. Up against Swanson, Morrell then comes across to help. Looking to go on the outside, Son is then tacked by Swanson.
Son's inswinging corner is turned behind by Bishop. He thinks that he has been pushed, but the referee ignores his claims.
Portsmouth play the ball around the right side of Tottenham's defensive third. Looking to move into the box, Tunnicliffe attempts to slide a pass towards Hackett-Fairchild, but it goes out for a goal-kick.
Tottenham have tried a lot of long balls in the opening 20 minutes. Kane, Son and Sessegnon have all looked to receive it behind the Portsmouth defence, but there has been too much power on the pass on each occasion.
Morrell dribbles past Gill with the Tottenham man kicking his leg. Free-kick to Portsmouth on the halfway mark.
Gil cuts inside from the right and swings a cross into the box, but nobody is there. Griffiths comes out and collects it with ease.
Griffiths gets a touch on Son's inswinging corner, but cannot deal with the danger. Kane pokes the ball towards the goal from close range, but Hume is there to block.
SAVE! An acrobatic effort from Hackett-Fairchild is beaten away by Forster. Bishop heads the ball across the box towards the striker who has his back to the goal. With no other option, he attempts an overhead kick, with Forster getting low to push it behind. That was the best chance of the game so far.
Griffiths launches the ball long, but it goes straight to Tanganga. He passes it right to Royal, who looks to curl it down the right. He searches for Kane but puts too much power on it.
Son's cross is knocked away. With nobody forward for Portsmouth, Tottenham retain possession.
Tottenham win a free-kick in a crossing position after Hume crashes into Royal. He escapes a yellow card for the late challenge.
Tottenham haven't lost any of their last 43 FA Cup home games against sides from outside the top-flight (W35 D8), since a 1-0 loss against Nottingham Forest in a third round replay in 1975, in what was Brian Clough’s first game in charge of Forest.
Son's corner goes over the head of everyone and out to Skipp. He looks back and recycles possession.
Royal looks to pass the ball inside towards Kane, but Dale gets across to clear it behind for a corner.
Ogilvie's curling cross from the right is cleared over the bar by the head of Kane.
Portsmouth get this FA Cup clash under way.
Bissouma was injured during the warm-up. Skipp now starts in the midfield.
As for Portsmouth, they make four alterations to the team that lost to Charlton. The defence remains the same, with all changes coming higher up the pitch. After being sent off in the last match, the suspended Marlon Pack is replaced by Tunnicliffe. On the right wing, Hume comes in for Curtis, with Portsmouth switching from two strikers to one. Tottenham loanee Dane Scarlett cannot play against his parent club, meaning Bishop takes his place. Pigott is also out of the side, moving onto the bench, with Hackett-Fairchild playing on the left wing.
Tottenham make eight changes to the team that thrashed Crystal Palace in the Premier League. Kane, Son, and Gill are three only three who retain their place, with Japhet Tanganga and Pape Sarr handed rare starts. Yves Bissouma also comes into the midfield after a one-game suspension.
PORTSMOUTH SUBS: Josh Oluwayemi, Joe Pigott, Ronan Curtis, Kieron Freeman, Louis Thompson, Michael Jacobs, Josh Koroma, Adam Payce, Josh Dockerill.
PORTSMOUTH (4-2-3-1): Joshua Griffiths; Zak Swanson, Michael Morrison, Sean Raggett, Connor Ogilvie; Joe Morrell, Ryan Tunnicliffe; Denver Hume, Owen Dale, Reeco Hackett-Fairchild; Colby Bishop.
TOTTENHAM SUBS: Hugo Lloris, Matt Doherty, Oliver Skipp, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Cristian Romero, Djed Spence, Clement Lenglet, Harvey White, Alfie Devine.
TOTTENHAM (3-4-2-1): Fraser Forster; Japhet Tanganga, Davinson Sanchez, Ben Davies; Emerson Royal, Yves Bissouma, Pape Sarr, Ryan Sessegnon; Bryan Gil, Son Heung-Min; Harry Kane.
As for Portsmouth, they have won two games to get to this stage of the competition. First overcoming Hereford, the 2008 FA Cup winners then beat fellow League One outfit MK Dons 3-2 at Fratton Park. Pompey have already progressed further in the FA Cup than they did last campaign, having been knocked out by Harrogate Town in the second round. Losing to Charlton Athletic in their previous match, Portsmouth sacked head coach Danny Cowley, with the club 12th in League One and without a win since October.
Entering the FA Cup at the third round stage due to their Premier League status, Tottenham will be looking to improve on last season's fifth round elimination. After back-to-back 3-1 home wins against Morecambe and Brighton and Hove Albion, Antonio Conte’s side were knocked out by Middlesbrough, losing 1-0 after extra time. Indifferent after the World Cup break, Tottenham have collected four points from three league games, beating Crystal Palace 4-0 last time out.
Hello and welcome to the live commentary for the FA Cup clash between Tottenham and Portsmouth.