Pedro Porro wonder strike sends Spurs to fourth round of FA Cup

Despite losing out in the Carabao Cup's August matchup against Fulham, Spurs found success in the FA Cup's third round with an incredible goal, extending their run for English silverware.
Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Emirates FA Cup Third Round
Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Emirates FA Cup Third Round / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

Tottenham battled back and forth with Vincent Kompany's Burnley as both teams looked to find the back of the net with 26 shots across the 90 minutes played.

However, Spurs ultimately dominated with 64% possession, and in the 78th minute the deadlock was finally broken as Pedro Porro smashed a shot over Arijanet Muric from outside of the box.

The North London side started the game strong with plenty of touches in the opponent's box in the opening minutes, and the team's play and eventual goal were well-worked.

Ange Postecoglou received plenty of criticism the last time he competed in an English competition for resting some of the squad's starters. That, mixed with a bagful of injuries and a revitalized pursuit for silverware, led the manager to play a more competitive starting XI.

The game also served as a bright patch in the long narrative of injury which has plagued the club over the past few months, as Ryan Sessegnon stepped onto the pitch for the first time since last season.

Micky van de Ven was also seen on the Tottenham bench, although he didn't factor into Postecoglou's match-day plans.

There were great performances all over the pitch. Brennan Johnson stood out as one such player who was able to find himself in dangerous areas of the field all throughout the match, however, he certainly could have been more clinical in front of goal.

Tottenham return to Premier League action this Sunday to take on Manchester United. Spurs won 2-0 last time out, and have four wins in the last five. United have just one victory in the same time span, but they've been able to pull out a number of unexpected wins this season making this an uncertain match for Ange and company.