Christian Eriksen sinks Bournemouth for Spurs’ first Wembley league win

The Harry Kane team could be grateful to Christian Eriksen. Tottenham Hotspur – to give them the name that the Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, contentiously did not – were desperate for a first Premier League win at Wembley; no title challenge can withstand ropey home form. Thanks to Eriksen, one of their other stellar performers, they got it.

It was a scratchy game and Tottenham were a long way from their best. But Eriksen helped to settle their nerves with what proved to be the winning goal early in the second half, and they can look forward to a big week with optimism. They visit Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday night and host Liverpool next Sunday.

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The Harry Kane team could be grateful to Christian Eriksen. Tottenham Hotspur – to give them the name that the Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, contentiously did not – were desperate for a first Premier League win at Wembley; no title challenge can withstand ropey home form. Thanks to Eriksen, one of their other stellar performers, they got it.It was a scratchy game and Tottenham were a long way from their best. But Eriksen helped to settle their nerves with what proved to be the winning goal early in the second half, and they can look forward to a big week with optimism. They visit Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday night and host Liverpool next Sunday. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/14/tottenham-hotspur-bournemouth-premier-league-match-report

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