Tottenham 1 Blackburn 2
FULL-TIME The full-time whistle goes with Blackburn 2-1 winners.
90 - GOAL Samba curls a stunning shot into the top corner to put Blackburn ahead.
90 - Caution Lee is booked for a foul on Derrbyshire.
89 - Substitution Defoe has been given one minute to work his magic as he comes on for Berbatov.
88 - One-way traffic Spurs have retreated deep into their own half and Blackburn look the likeliest winners.
85 - Wasteful Pedersen Blackburn win a free-kick in a dangerous position but Pedersen smashes his effort high over the crossbar.
83 - Substitution Derbyshire comes on for Dunn as both teams opt for attacking formations in the closing stages.
82 - Cautions Zokora and Santa Cruz are booked for their part in the melee, while Dawson seems to have shaken off the injury.
81 - Fisticuffs Players from both teams confront each other after a challenge from Pedersen on Dawson.
78 - Impressive Ooijer Huddlestone sends a terrific cross into the far post but Ooijer stays cool and clips the ball away to safety.
77 - Substitution Allen makes his first change as he brings on Bent for Malbranque.
76 - Fantastic Friedel Keane latches onto a pass from Zokora but Friedel is quckly off his line to smother the shot.
74 - Good defence Ooijer does well to race across and tackle Keane.
71 - Caution McCarthy gets booked for a foul on Kaboul.
70 - Lennon lacking sparkle Apart from winning the penalty Lennon has had a quiet game, and he loses possession again in a promising position.
68 - Poor effort Huddlestone attempts an ambitious volley from distance but his effort trickes wide.
65 - Faultless Friedel Friedel pulls off another fine save to keep out Berbatov's header.
61 - GOAL McCarthy equalises for Blackburn with the help of a big deflection off Dawson.
60 - Substitution Hughes decides to bring Pedersen on for Tugay, who has had a quiet afternoon in midfield.
57 - Rovers respond Rovers have been on the back foot since half-time but now appear to have regained a foothold in the game as they come forward through Santa Cruz.
55 - In good voice The Spurs fans are in terrific voice, partly because of the scoreline here and partly because Liverpool are leading Arsenal 1-0 at Anfield.
53 - Friedel save Lee latches onto a clever flick from Berbatov and forces a fantastic save from Friedel.
51 - Brilliant pass Huddlestone is starting to pull the strings in the Spurs midfield and releases Berbatov with a sensational long pass. The Bulgarian fails to make the most of the chance.
49 - GOAL Keane steps up and powers his penalty into the roof of the net to put Spurs 1-0 ahead.
49 - Penalty Lennon is brought down by Warnock and Rob Styles has no hesitation in pointing to the spot.
48 - Blackburn under the cosh Spurs have started the second half strongly, clearly determined to go all out for three points.
Back underway Blackburn get the second half started. There have been no further changes from either side at the break.
HALF-TIME The whistle goes for half-time with the score still goalless. Both sides have played with adventure and carved out chances, so Juande Ramos will be encouraged by what he has seen.
45 - Substitution Savage cannot continue and is replaced by Mokoena on the stroke of half-time.
43 - Relief for Savage The Welshman goes off temporarily for treatment before returning to the pitch.
42 - Savage blow Savage goes down clutching his knee after a collision with Keane.
40 - No luck for Bentley Bentley bamboozles Lee and Zokora to win a corner for Blackburn, but a foul in the box presents Spurs with a free-kick.
36 - No nonsense Malbranque whips in a seemingly dangerous corner but Friedel meets the ball with a punch so hard that almost produces a counter-attack for Rovers.
34 - Berbatov off form Keane plays in Berbatov with a clever pass but the Bulgarian has not found his best form yet today and shoots wide.
30 - Routine save Santa Cruz makes room for himself on the edge of the area but fires a weak shot straight at Cerny.
28 - Solid at the back Blackburn are defending impressively but Spurs are enjoying a sustained period of pressure.
25 - Berbatov scare Berbatov loses his balance and crashes over the advertising hoarding, before returning gingerly to the pitch.
22 - Friedel to the rescue again Keane comes from deep and powers a header towards goal, but Friedel pulls off another stunning save.
21 - Friedel to the rescue Friedel rushes off his line to make a superb save from Lennon as Spurs wrestle back control in an enthralling match.
19 - Chance for Dawson Dawson escapes from Santa Cruz but attempts an extravagant flick that poses no threat to Friedel whatsoever.
17 - Samba clearance Lennon outpaces Warnock and whips in a dangerous cross, but Samba stays alert and clears for a corner.
15 - Rovers in control Blackburn may have started slowly but they have found their rhythm now and look sharp in possession.
11 - Chance for Rovers Bentley skips past Lee again but sends his shot wide of Cerny's right-hand post.
9 - Wasteful Bentley Bentley takes on Lee down the right but his cross goes straight out of play.
6 - Tottenham on top Spurs are dominating possession and there is an appeal for handball against Ooijer as Lennon cuts a cross in from the right.
4 - Deflected wide Malbranque has the first shot of the match but Savage is quick to close him down and the ball squirts wide for a corner.
2 - Early scare Tottenham's defence looks hesitant as Dunn attempts to slide a pass through to Santa Cruz.
Kick-off Tottenham kick-off a new era looking to climb out of the bottom three.
Blackburn Friedel, Emerton, Samba, Ooijer, Warnock, Bentley, Savage, Kerimoglu, Dunn, Santa Cruz, McCarthy. Subs: Brown, Nelsen, Pedersen, Mokoena, Derbyshire
Tottenham Cerny, Chimbonda, Dawson, Kaboul, Lee, Lennon, Huddlestone, Zokora, Malbranque, Berbatov, Keane. Subs: Alnwick, Tainio, Stalteri, Defoe, Bent.
Nelsen on bench for Blackburn Ryan Nelsen is on the bench for Rovers after recovering from a hamstring problem. Roque Santa Cruz and Benni McCarthy start up front.
Keane gets nod for Spurs Michael Dawson comes in for the injured Anthony Gardner, while Robbie Keane is preferred to Jermain Defoe as Dimitar Berbatov's strike partner. Clive Allen is in charge of team affairs for today, although newly appointed Juande Ramos is in attendance.
Welcome Welcome to skysports.com's minute-by-minute commentary of Tottenham's Premier League clash against Blackburn. Spurs will be determined to make a winning start to life after Martin Jol, but they have a tough test against a Blackburn side that has only been beaten once in the league this season.
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