November 3, 2018 / 10:03 PM / 9 months ago

Soccer-Nervy Spurs hang on to win at Wolves

* Tottenham Hotspur won 3-2 at Wolverhampton Wanderers

* Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura gave Spurs early lead

* Harry Kane scored his sixth Premier League goal of the season

* Spurs defender Juan Foyth gave away two penalties

* Wolves travel to Arsenal next, Spurs visit Crystal Palace


Nov 3 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur held on nervously to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 away in the Premier League on Saturday after conceding two second-half penalties.

Spurs looked comfortable with a two-goal lead after half an hour. Erik Lamela played a neat one-two with Son Heung-min to charge into the box and score the first and Lucas Moura comfortably headed in from a Kieran Trippier cross.

Harry Kane finished from close range after the hour mark, following good work by Lamela, but Ruben Neves pulled one back for Wolves from the penalty spot after Spurs defender and Premier League debutant Juan Foyth brought down Raul Jimenez.

Foyth gave away another penalty when he appeared to push Jonny Castro. Jimenez stepped up and sent goalkeeper Hugo Lloris the wrong way to make it 3-2 with 12 minutes remaining.

Wolves piled on the pressure but were unable to find a way past Lloris as Spurs held on to climb back into the top four.

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have now lost three games in a row and slipped to 11th in the standings. (Reporting by Christian Radnedge, Editing by Ed Osmond)

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