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Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Fulham vs Tottenham | Sportslens.com



Popular football pundit Mark Lawrenson has suggested a win for Tottenham tomorrow.

Spurs will travel to Craven Cottage to face Fulham in the Premier League clash on Thursday night, and Lawrenson has predicted a 2-0 win for Jose Mourinho’s side.

The north Londoners returned to winning ways last weekend after thrashing Burnley 4-0, with Gareth Bale netting a brace.

It was arguably Bale’s best performance since re-joining Spurs on loan from Real Madrid in the summer as Spurs picked up all three points.

It was also for the first time, Mourinho unleashed the front three of Harry Kane, Son Heung-Min and Bale, and it paid off.

Spurs are six points off fourth-placed West Ham with a game in hand, and they will be looking to close the gap with other rivals.

Lawrenson told BBC Sport:

“Tottenham were very impressive against Burnley on Sunday and if they can repeat that performance, with Gareth Bale, Son Heung-min and Harry Kane all fully fit and playing well, they are going to have too much for Fulham too.

“I know Fulham have had a few decent results in recent weeks, but it’s hard to see them matching the draw they managed with Spurs in January, unless we see a dip from Jose Mourinho’s side.”

Fulham have done well in recent games. The Cottagers are unbeaten in their last five games, managing two wins.

This is the first of three London derbies that Spurs will be involved in, with Crystal Palace and Arsenal to follow next.

Ahead of the big north London derby clash, it will be important for them to build confidence and momentum by picking full points against bottom-half clubs.

In other news, Mark Lawrenson has predicted the outcome of Liverpool vs Chelsea.



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