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English Premier League 2022 : Bergwijn scores in injury time and bags another win for Spurs

Risheek Mukherjee:

English Premier League 2022: After another postponed match for Tottenham Hotspur, it is getting difficult to get points on the table. With only 19 Premier League games under their belts, they had accumulated 36 points as of yesterday’s encounter. With eleven wins, three draws and five losses, Tottenham have gathered their strength to compete and fight for the top four positions. Spurs have excelled after Antonio Conte signed as the manager and have shown prospects for the qualifier for UEFA Champions League next season.

In an away match against Leicester City in King Power Stadium, Conte decided to go with a 3-5-2 formation with Spurs. Upon recent rescheduling of the London Derby against Arsenal, it was necessary for Spurs to bag in the points. With Eric Dier and Son facing injury Ben Davies and Steven Bergwijn were added to the squad. (English Premier League 2022)

In the 24th minute, Leicester City managed to score a colossal goal. With the miscommunication between the defenders and Lloris, Patson Daka scored past the net. Spurs’ efforts were quickly rewarded as Harry Kane scored his 250th goal for the club in the 38th minute, beating two defenders and Kasper Schmeichel. (English Premier League 2022)

After the second half started there were a few changes made by the home team, bringing in Justin after his injury excited the fans and was welcomed with a huge round of applause. James Maddison in the 76th minute scored yet another stunner and left the Spurs team speechless. Although the fans had given up, Conte and his team didn’t and fought till the end. (English Premier League 2022)

In the 79th minute, Steven Bergwijn was subbed in for Sergio Reguilon. After a tense duel in which Spurs appeared to have lost all hope, Bergwijn scored splendid goals in the 90+5th and 90+7th minutes. As Bergwijn scored his second goal not only did he win the match for Spurs but also confirmed Conte’s 8th consecutive win in Premier League. Conte made history by becoming the first manager in Tottenham’s history to go undefeated in his first eight league games. (English Premier League 2022)

With possession of 52%, 10 shots on target out of 27 and 592 passes, Tottenham Hotspurs had not only dominated but showed sensational gameplay as they snatch another win against Leicester City in their home stadium. (English Premier League 2022)

English Premier League 2022

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Naveen Sharma
Naveen Sharma
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