Own goal, VAR help Tottenham edge Fulham

Tottenham Hotspur defeated Fulham 1-0 to bolster their top-four hopes in the Premier League on Thursday.

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A 16th-minute Tosin Adarabioyo own goal made the difference as Jose Mourinho’s men, despite being in eighth place, move four points behind Everton for the final Champions League spot.

Fulham had a goal ruled out in the 64th minute after a VAR review judged that Mario Lemina had handled the ball in the build up.

Spurs, who now have 42 points from 26 matches, will next host Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday.

Fulham remain in 18th place with 23 points from 27 games. They visit Liverpool on Sunday.