Leandro Trossard scored the game’s only goal, in the 17 minutes.
And the hosts comfortably held on at the Amex Stadium to earn their first home league win since June.
Brighton boss potter thought on the game
It’s our best performance this season and last, from start to finish we did what we needed to do, created some chances, scored a really good goal [and had a] good attitude around the pitch against a top opponent.
Spurs boss Mourinho said
When you are too sad, you have no energy, enthusiasm or confidence, and that was what the team showed in the first half [My squad] they feel too much the absence of a player like Harry [Kane].
Tottenham on the other hand played with without confidence due to the absence of Harry Kane
It was an excellent game all round for Brighton.
Brighton got long awaited home win against Tottenham Hotspur