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In pictures: The first Premier League match at Tottenham’s new stadium

Goals from Son Heung-min and Christian Eriksen were enough to give Spurs victory in their first game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

A firework display ahead of kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (Yui Mok/PA)
A firework display ahead of kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (Yui Mok/PA)

Tottenham celebrated the opening of their new state-of-the-art stadium with a 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace.

Here, Press Association Sport picks out some of the best images from an historic day in Spurs’ history.

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Fans arrive at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (John Walton/PA)
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An electronic display reads ‘Welcome Home’ outside the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (John Walton/PA)
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T-shirts to commemorate White Hart Lane and the new stadium were sold outside of the ground (Nick Potts/PA)
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Lights shine outside the stadium (John Walton/PA)
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Tottenham’s match shirts used for the game (Nick Potts/PA)
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A hailstorm hit the new stadium before kick-off (Nick Potts/PA)
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Tottenham players warm up ahead of the clash with Crystal Palace (Nick Potts/PA)
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The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium shines on Wednesday evening (John Walton/PA)
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Fireworks display ahead of kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (John Walton/PA)
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A view of the fireworks display from inside Tottenham’s new ground (Nick Potts/PA)
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The cockerel statue overlooks the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (Nick Potts/PA)
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A ‘Welcome Home’ message on the big screen (Nick Potts/PA)
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Harry Kane, left, sees an effort fly over the crossbar (Nick Potts/PA)
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Wilfried Zaha, left, and Ben Davies battle for the ball (Nick Potts/PA)
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Dele Alli was the first player to be cautioned at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (Nick Potts/PA)
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The match was goalless at half-time (Nick Potts/PA)
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Son Heung-min scored the first goal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (Nick Potts/PA)
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Harry Kane reacts to a missed chance (Nick Potts/PA)
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Christian Eriksen scored Tottenham’s second goal (Nick Potts/PA)
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Eriksen celebrates Tottenham’s second goal (Nick Potts/PA)
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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino congratulates Son Heung-min (Nick Potts/PA)
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Pochettino embraces Christian Eriksen after the final whistle (Nick Potts/PA)
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Pochettino applauds the fans at full-time (Nick Potts/PA)

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