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Spurs goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario: 'We have to be happy.'

Tottenham Extend Their Premier League Lead with a Win Against Crystal Palace

London, UK - Tottenham Hotspur continued their impressive run in the Premier League, securing a vital victory against Crystal Palace, which further solidified their position at the top of the league table. The match saw the visitors taking control, particularly in the second half, and benefiting from a stroke of luck for the opener.

Joel Ward, a defender for Palace, unintentionally turned James Maddison's cross into his net, granting Tottenham the lead. Maddison played a crucial role once again, orchestrating an excellent play that ended with Son Heung-min firing home his eighth goal of the season. Despite a stunning late strike from Jordan Ayew, Palace couldn't secure an equalizer.

The win marked yet another success for Tottenham under their new manager, Ange Postecoglou, who has revitalized the team since he arrived from Celtic in the summer. This victory extended Spurs' remarkable streak to eight wins and two draws from their first ten games this season.

Speaking after the match, Tottenham's goalkeeper, Guglielmo Vicario, acknowledged the challenging nature of the game and praised his team's ability to overcome the opposition's compact defence in the second half. He emphasized the need for unwavering concentration, even in the final minutes of a match, to preserve a clean sheet.

He told Sky Sports: "Yeah I think we have to be happy for tonight because it was a tough game. We saw in the first half they play compact so we can't find the right line to pass the press. But we maintain focus and in the second half we show what we can do. But maybe to say a bit more concentrated in the last minutes. We have to stay focused for 100 minutes because just a little [lapse] can compromise a big win. We can enjoy this weekend and prepare for the next match."

"Of course, the performance is made by work during the week. We work hard, we train hard. We have to keep going and keep improving but we would like to be at the top. We have to work a lot and then recover and we go again.

"We don't have to focus on the table. Just preparing for the next match, focus on that, good recovery and then a good week of work. We can manage this situation and not look ahead too much."

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