Tottenham 1-1 Palace: Spurs claimed sixth spot ahead of Wolves

Tottenham 1-1 Palace Spurs claimed sixth spot ahead of Wolves

Tottenham were held to a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace in the Premier League today.

Spurs went ahead through Harry Kane’s goal on the 13th minute but Palace came back into the game in the second half through Schlupp.

The England international scored past Vicente Guaita after a pass from Giovani Lo Celso for his seventh goal in his last five Matchweek 38 appearances.

Jose Mourinho’s men held on for a point and they have now secured Europa League football on goal difference. 

Tottenham have had a poor season by their standards but they will be relieved to have improved enough to secure European football by the end. 

When Jose Mourinho took over from Pochettino, the Londoners were in deep trouble. They have improved under the Portuguese manager and it will be interesting to see if he can take them to newer heights next season.

As for Palace, they will be relieved to have taken something from the game. The Eagles were on a miserable losing streak. 

Spurs finish on 59 points, while the draw leaves Crystal Palace 14th on 43 points.

Both teams will be looking to put this season’s miseries behind them now and build for the next season. 

Spurs need to strengthen properly in the transfer market in order to challenge for the top honours. As for Palace, they will be expected to challenge for a top half place.