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Injury-time Eriksen winner ends Burnley resistance

By Haruna Mubarak
Injury-time Eriksen winner ends Burnley resistence
Injury-time Eriksen winner ends Burnley resistence

Christian Eriksen's stoppage-time strike broke Burnley's brave resistance as Tottenham maintained their pursuit of the top two in the Premier League.


It looked as if the Clarets had held on to a deserved point, but in the 91st minute substitute Eriksen popped up in the area to slam his shot high past Joe Hart.

The Burnley goalkeeper had earlier pulled off a magnificent save to deny Erik Lamela on a day when the home side produced very few clear-cut chances.

The victory moves third-placed Spurs to 39 points and within three of Liverpool in second. Burnley remain in 17th with 12 points - two points above the relegation zone.

Source: BBC

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