Spurs throw away lead as Raul Jimenez’s strike puts Nuno’s side above them

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO must be one helluva teacher.The master was defeated by one of his apprentices for the second weekend running.6 Raul Jimenez scored to snatch three points for WolvesCredit: Getty Images – GettyAfter losing 2-1 at Frank Lampard’s Chelsea last Saturday, Spurs boss Mourinho saw his strikerless side slip to another defeat at the hands of Nuno Espirito’s Wolves.The Wanderers manager used to be Mourinho’s reserve goalkeeper at Porto.Nuno may not have any of his old gaffer’s charisma, but as Mourinho replied when this was put to him at his Press conference on Friday: “Charisma does not win you football matches.”But the Molineux chief does have Mourinho’s way of winning matches by sticking to his guns.And way things are going Nuno and Wolves could also end up taking Mourinho and Tottenham’s Champions League place next season – even without winning the Europa League.This victory saw Nuno’s men leapfrog the North Londoners in the battle for Euro spots at the top of the Premier League table.Wolves moved up to sixth spot level on points with Manchester United  in fifth, while Tottenham dropped to seventh two points below, their season savaged by injuries.Keeper and captain Hugo Lloris, having only recently returned from a dislocated injury, returned to the sick bay with a groin problem.And with no recognised strikers, due to the long-term absences of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, Tottenham’s season is in serious danger of going nipples north.Wanderers arrived here after a midweek trip to Barcelona’s second club Espanyol, where they made it through to the last 16 of the Europa League.Yet, despite having one of the smallest squads in the Prem, they looked as fresh as daisies in their FORTY-SIXTH fixture of the campaign.Mind you, they love coming to London.6 Wolves are now just one point behind the North London clubCredit: Getty Images – Getty6 Matt Doherty levelled the scoring before the half hour markCredit: Getty Images – GettyWolves have not lost any of their nine League matches in the capital since their promotion back to the top flight in 2018.They managed to serve up some more capital punishment, despite falling behind twice.Tottenham looked all over the place before they took a 13th minute lead against the run of play with a swift counter attack.Giovani Lo Celso played in Serge Aurier down the right channel and Ivorian wing-back’s low ball across the box fell perfectly for Dele Alli.Wolves keeper Rui Patricio did brilliantly to block the England midfielder’s shot but could do nothing to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s follow-up.This seemed to settle Spurs and the signs looked ominous for the visitors when Davinson Sanchez hooked a dipping shot just over the crossbar moments later.But Wolves drew themselves level in the 27th minute as Tottenham’s defensive flaws were highlighted again.Ruben Vinagre played a lovely one two with Ruben Neves on the left before getting in behind Aurier and firing in a cross, which Eric Dier failed to cut out and Japhet Tanganga miscontrolled, gifting Arsenal fan Matt Doherty the simplest and sweetest of close-range finishes.6 Diogo Jota poked the ball across the line from close range to equalise in the 57th minuteCredit: Getty Images – GettySpurs had shot themselves in the foot again – but to their credit they recovered, retaking the lead on the stroke of half-time.And once again that man Aurier was involved as he collected Dele’s angled ball on the corner of the box, cut inside Vinagre and curled a  left-footed shot beyond Patricio into the far corner of the net to stun Wolves – and just about everyone else.Who knew Aurier had a left-foot?It was the defender’s first Premier League goal since he netted in Spurs’ 4-1 win at Bournemouth on March 11, 2018.An unmarked Dele should have increased the lead after the break when he headed Ben Davies’ cross wide from eight yards.And the miss was to prove costly Jota – who had earlier flicked a header onto the roof of the net – tapped in Wolves’ second equaliser of the afternoon in the 57th minute after keeper Paulo Gazzaniga could only get an outstretched boot to Doherty’s toe-poked cross-shot.Jota then turned provider to set up the 73rd minute winner for Raul Jimenez, who turned inside Tanganga in the box and curled a shot into the far corner.Tottenham have only kept three clean sheets in Mourinho’s 24 games in charge and their fans will be wondering why the manager rested Toby Alderweireld on the bench.The home crowd showed what they thought of his decision not to send 18-year-old striker Troy Parrott on until the final minute as they greeted the substitution with ironic cheers.6 Jose Mourinho’s side are slumped at seventh in the tableCredit: AFP or licensorsMOST READ IN SPORT THROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s 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President still in Cuba for radiology

first_imgGuyana’s Head of State David GrangerPresident David Granger is still in Cuba for radiology as part of the second phase of his treatment for Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.According to the Ministry of the Presidency, the Head of State’s medical treatment in Cuba has been successful thus far.The Ministry of the Presidency on Saturday said that although the President has been in Cuba since April 2 for medical evaluation, he has still been pursuing avenues that will benefit the Guyanese populace.“Last Friday, he visited the Escuela Taller de la Habana in Old Havana and met the administrative staff and two groups of trainees in a classroom situation. The Taller Escuela was established in 1992 and is part of the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana. It trains young people in a variety of skills such as masonry, plumbing and carpentry, among others, and helps them to achieve upward mobility in the system.”According to the statement from the Ministry, the President has expressed a strong interest in vocational and skills training and wanted to know and learn more about the Cuban approach to the training of Cuban youths who are not in the formal education system.Additionally, in reviewing the Guyana-Cuba collaboration in the health sector, President Granger expressed a deep concern with the high incidence of cancer, heart disease and diabetes in Guyana and is lobbying for stronger ties between Guyana and the Cuban medical institutions that specialise in those ailments.The statement came mere days after the Opposition and several sections of the society questioned the whereabouts of the President.The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in Cuba was successfully completed earlier this year.However, he commenced radiotherapy this month.The President’s chemotherapy commenced in November 2018 after he was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer which envelopes the lymphatic system. On October 30, 2018, the President and First Lady Sandra Granger travelled to Cuba for him to undergo medical tests after he had complained of feeling unwell. Days later, he was diagnosed with cancer. The President has since reduced his number of public engagements.According to WebMD, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is cancer that starts in your body’s lymph system. Lymphoma occurs when the lymph node cells or the lymphocytes begin to multiply uncontrollably, producing cancerous cells that have the abnormal capacity to invade other tissues throughout the body.The website also states that radiation therapy treats cancer by using high-energy waves to kill tumour cells. The goal is to destroy or damage the cancer without hurting too many healthy cells. Early side effects, it states, are nausea and fatigue. Late side effects, such as lung or heart problems, may take years to show up and are often permanent when they do.The most common early side effects are fatigue and skin problems and persons may also experience hair loss and nausea.last_img read more