Bergwijin’s late brace hands Spurs win against Leicester City

Steven Bergwijin Tottenham Hotspur

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Tottenham Hotspur put up a resilient display on Wednesday evening to come from behind to beat Leicester City at the Kings Power Stadium. The Spurs were behind for 95 minutes in the game and still had enough time to equalize and get the winner.

Leicester City had some of their players on AFCON duty as Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho were in Cameroon with the Nigerian national team, with the latter playing a huge part in a 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau with an assist for the Super Eagles opener.

The Foxes had Patson Daka’s 24th-minute opener by Harry Kane in the 38th minute before James Maddison put the foxes in the lead with just about 12 minutes to play before Steven Bergwijin scored two late goals in the 95th and 97th minutes to ensure Antonio Conte’s side is still unbeaten since he took charge at the White Hart Lane.

Meanwhile, Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers stated that his team gifted the goals to Spurs.

“We had 93 minutes of really good work against a really good side, with top players at the top end of the field. We had to fight all the way through the game. We had moments of quality and resilience. We are disappointed to concede the equalizer. So to lose the game… it is all on us. We can have no complaints. We gift-wrapped three goals and presented them the three points. You have to see it through.” Brendan Rodgers said.

Meanwhile, Manchester United left the beat performance for the second half of their clash to secure a 3-1 win over the bees.

Elanga, Greenwood, and Marcus Rashford all found the net for Ralf Rangnick’s side while Ivan Toney pulled a consolation goal for the hosts.

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