Watch: Ryan Sessegnon scores first goal since leaving Spurs on loan


As Tottenham reached the top of the Premier League with victory over Manchester City on Saturday, Ryan Sessegnon took a positive step in his development away from the hype of England’s top flight.

Sessegnon, who established himself as one of England’s most promising youngsters at Fulham, endured an indifferent first season at Tottenham and was sent out on loan to Hoffenheim for the 2020-21 campaign to gain more first-team experience.

And the 20-year-old opened his account for the Bundesliga outfit with a tidy finish in Hoffenheim’s 3-3 draw with Stuttgart.

Sessegnon’s goal made it 2-2 in the 47th minute, and Hoffenheim took a 3-2 lead through Andrej Kramaric’s penalty, only to concede a stoppage-time equaliser to Marc-Oliver Kempf.

“It was obviously a great feeling to score my first goal, Sessegnon said afterwards, via Hoffenheim’s official Twitter account. “The result is disappointing but we never gave up. We need to analyse it and improve on it.”

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