Christian Eriksen admits there has been lots of ‘arguments’ in Tottenham dressing room over disputed goal

Sports Staff
The Independent

Christian Eriksen admits there have been a lot of “arguments” in the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room over who got the final touch on their vital second goal against Stoke on Saturday.

Spurs won a sixth successive Premier League game at Stoke to strengthen their grip on a top-four place, with Mauricio Pochettino's men digging deep against a side scrapping for survival.

Having come from behind in their previous wins over Bournemouth and Chelsea, Tottenham led at the bet365 Stadium through Eriksen only for the hosts to hit back.

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Yet Spurs conjured up a 63rd-minute winner with a goal Eriksen was credited with, despite Harry Kane's claim he got the faintest touch on a free-kick that went beyond Jack Butland.

Spurs held on to beat Stoke (Getty)
Spurs held on to beat Stoke (Getty)

And with his team-mate trailing Mohamed Salah in his quest to finish the season as the Premier League's top scorer for the third straight campaign, Eriksen appears happy to let Kane have the winner.

“There are a lot of arguments going on around here,” Eriksen said afterwards.

“I think Harry, if he touched it, he touched it and it's his goal. How he celebrated, he had the feeling he touched the ball.”

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