Tottenham Hotspur fans have an attention-grabbing idea about Sunday’s 4-0 win over Burnley.
A brace from Gareth Bale plus objectives from Harry Kane and Lucas Moura noticed Spurs get their top-four push again on monitor as they gained within the Premier League for simply the fourth time because the starting of December.
The end result means the north London outfit have moved to inside six factors of fourth-placed West Ham United, and crucially play their sport in hand towards Fulham on Thursday night.
Speaking after the win, Jose Mourinho admitted he was delighted that his facet had been in a position to maintain a clear sheet.
“Especially this one, as a result of midweek was, the sport began 4-1, so the 4-0 doesn’t suggest a lot however good efficiency from the boys,” Mourinho mentioned in his post-match press convention.
“Today was extra vital, due to course we want the victory. We want three factors. We want three factors even scoring the successful purpose in minute 94, however after all successful the way in which we did it’s even higher.
“Good efficiency, stable efficiency. Easy…not simple however when you rating a purpose in minute two or three the state of affairs will get a bit simpler.
“To be 3-0 at half-time additionally vital however Burnley is the sort of staff that calls for one of the best from you till the final second, as a result of it does not matter the end result, they go, they go they usually go till the top.
“So I’m pleased with the end result, with the clear sheet, with the three factors and the efficiency was very optimistic.”
That is simply the second Premier League clear sheet Spurs have saved because the flip of the yr and a few fans have spoken concerning the absence of Eric Dier from the beginning XI for it.
Despite enjoying 90 minutes in final week’s 4-0 win over Wolfsberger AC within the Europa League, the England worldwide was dropped to the bench for the go to of the Clarets.
Toby Alderweireld partnered Davinson Sanchez in central defence and Spurs saved one other Premier League clear sheet – with the latest being the 2-0 win over West Brom final month which Dier additionally did not begin in.
This has prompted fans to counsel the 27-year-old will be the cause for the north London outfit’s leaky defence.
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@officialtl17 mentioned: “No coincidence that Dier was out and we maintain a clear sheet.”
@thfc_josh _said: “We simply gained and saved a clear sheet, with Son getting 2 assists and Kane getting a purpose, with out Dier…”
@patrick_kaindl mentioned: “No Dier and Davies = Clean sheet. Simple as that.”