'He's having a stinker' Tottenham fans single out one key underperformer in first half of Brighton clash

Tottenham Hotspur hold a narrow 1-0 lead over Brighton at half time of the clash between the sides, but they have been far from eye-catching.

In a fitting way, the goal itself was scruffy, with Dejan Kulusevski's shot deflecting in off centre-back Christian Romero to hand Antonio Conte's side the lead and leave Brighton staring down the barrel of a sixth successive defeat in the Premier League.

And though far from Vintage Tottenham, it would prove a massive three points as they look to bounce back from defeat to a Ronaldo-inspired Manchester United at the weekend, and with Arsenal likely to drop points against Liverpool at the same time.

Harry Kane singled out

But, as the selection of social media posts below show, viewers of the dour entertainment were quick to point the finger in one direction. That of their captain Harry Kane, who was guilty of missing an open goal in the opening minutes before turning in a performance well below-par.

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