Richarlison’s double helps the Spurs past Marseille

Key takeaways: 

  • Richarlison’s objectives were his first since joining Tottenham from Everton this late spring.
  • Richarlison’s most memorable objectives for Tottenham broke Marseille’s difficult obstruction as Antonio Conte’s side made a triumphant re-visitation of the Champions League.

Marseille baffled Spurs for huge pieces of this initial Group D game even in the wake of being diminished to 10 men right off the bat in the last part when Chancel Mbemba was shipped off for an expert foul on Son Heung-min.

Spikes were battling to leap forward until Richarlison controlled home a header from Ivan Perisic’s cross with 14 minutes left to open his record following his £60m summer move from Everton.

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Richarlison added one more with a surprisingly better header five minutes after meeting Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s conveyance at the far post to beat Marseille goalkeeper Pau Lopez and seal the focus for Spurs.

Richarlison joined Spurs to test the Champions League stage in the wake of making a massive commitment as Everton made a late getaway from transfer last season. 

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