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Tottenham Hotspur Edge Past Luton Town to Maintain Unbeaten Streak

*Luton, UK* – Tottenham Hotspur continued their impressive run in the Premier League as they secured a hard-fought away victory against Luton Town. The Lilywhites managed to maintain their unbeaten record, sending them to the top of the Premier League summit.

Despite a challenging situation in the first half at Kenilworth Road, Ange Postecoglou's team showcased their resilience. The game took a turn when midfielder Yves Bissouma was shown a second yellow card just before half-time, leaving Spurs with 10 men. However, the North London club found a way to hit the target when Micky van de Ven finished off an assist from James Maddison in the second half.

Luton had their moments but endured a frustrating evening. Captain Tom Lockyer's effort was ruled out when Elijah Adebayo was deemed to have fouled Cristian Romero. The hosts showed a more positive approach in the second half, creating opportunities, but the Lilywhites managed to hold on to secure the win.

Tottenham's unbeaten run in the Premier League now extends to eight games, and they sit two points ahead of Manchester City, who face Arsenal on Sunday.

Postecoglou delighted with new episode at Spurs

Speaking after the match, Spurs boss Postecoglou expressed his satisfaction with his team's performance, emphasising their character and resilience. He acknowledged the challenging situation they faced after going down to 10 men and praised the players for holding it together.

The 58-year-old told TNT Sports: "A lot of character and resilience, which the team has shown a lot in the previous games before today. We started really well and should have been three or four up, but then you get the red card and it is a different type of game. I thought we held it together really well. They had some opportunities, we had a few of our own. In the end, we get three points at a difficult place to go."

Regarding the tactical change made at halftime after the red card, Postecoglou explained that they needed more control and credited Pierre Hojbjerg for his excellent performance in the midfield.

The Aussie explained: "I thought we needed a little more control. Pierre [Hoijberg] is an experienced player in the middle, and I thought we would still be a threat with Deki [Kulusevski] and Sonny up front. They put some balls in the box that we had to deal with, but he [Hoijberg] was excellent in there keeping the ball away from our goal."

While Tottenham finds themselves at the top of the Premier League table and unbeaten, Postecoglou remained grounded, stating that there is still a lot of work to be done: "Yeah it's going alright, but we're in October and still have a lot of work to do."

Van de Ven – Spurs Showed Great Mentality

Man of the match Micky van de Ven shared his thoughts on the game, emphasising the team's mentality and their strong performance. He expressed his happiness at scoring his first goal for the club and mentioned that he had anticipated the opportunity, thanks to James Maddison's style of play.

"An incredible match, I think we showed a great mentality as a team. Really happy I managed to score my first goal for the club and we got a clean sheet too, which is what we want as defenders. I knew James Maddison, always when he goes past the defence, looks for the cutback. So I stepped backwards from where I was in the box, the ball came to me and I just tapped it in. An amazing feeling."

As Tottenham Hotspur continue to impress in the Premier League, their unity and determination appear to be key factors in their early-season success.

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