MX23RW : Wednesday, November 21 02:35:01
Apr 7, 2018 at 3pm UK at ​bet365 Stadium
Attendance: 29,515
StokeStoke City
1-2
SpursTottenham Hotspur
FT(HT: 0-0)
Eriksen (52'), Kane (63')

Christian Eriksen: 'Opponents know we do not lie down'

Eriksen: 'Opponents know we don't lie down'
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Christian Eriksen is pleased with Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium, as Spurs were once again made to dig deep for all three points.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen has hailed his side's resilience after battling to a 2-1 victory away at strugglers Stoke City.

The Lilywhites were pegged back at 1-1 by Mame Biram Diouf at the bet365 Stadium, before Eriksen added his second goal of the game shortly after the hour to earn all three points.

Spurs had previously recovered from behind to beat Bournemouth and Chelsea in their last two Premier League outings, and the Denmark international insists that the never-say-die attitude is clear to see.

"I think people know by now we won't lie down," he told Spurs TV. "When we scored, we felt like we should win 2-0, 3-0, 4-0. We had the chances to score more goals but the last pass maybe wasn't good enough.

"We had a few mistakes in midfield which gave them a lot of chances the other way and that's what kept them in the game, but we got the win again."

Tottenham are 10 points in front of fifth-placed Chelsea ahead of the visit of Manchester City next weekend.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
10Leicester CityLeicester125251716117
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12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124261318-514
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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