On this present day in 2009, Tottenham Hotspur registered one of the vital astonishing wins in Premier League historical past, towards Wigan Athletic. The match came about in Tottenham’s earlier stadium, White Hart Lane. Former England striker Jermaine Defoe scored 5 targets in that match in a 9-1 win. The Premier League’s official deal with took to Twitter to pay tribute to that day, sharing highlights from the match. It was captioned as, “Keep in mind when… @SpursOfficial scored NINE and @IAmJermainDefoe bagged FIVE? Unforgettable scenes #OnThisDay in 2009”.
— Premier League (@premierleague) November 22, 2020
Apart from Defoe, Peter Crouch, Aaron Lennon, Niko Kranjcar and David Bentley added a purpose every to the scoresheet.
Harry Redknapp was Spurs’ head coach at the moment, in the meantime Roberto Martinez was working with Wigan.
It was additionally Tottenham’s greatest win within the Premier League, it was additionally the second time a staff scored 9 targets within the competitors’s historical past.
Spurs completed fourth that season, reaching the semi-finals of FA Cup and League Cup quarter-finals. Additionally, Defoe was the staff’s prime goal-getter, scoring 24 in all competitions.
Within the ongoing Premier League season, Tottenham are presently on prime of the desk, after defeating Manchester Metropolis of their current fixture. Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso have been the goalscorers within the 2-Zero win at their dwelling stadium.
Below Jose Mourinho, they’ve gained six matches from 9 video games. In addition they misplaced as soon as, and drew twice. They’ve scored 21 targets and conceded solely 9.
Son is presently their prime scorer within the Premier League this season, with 9 targets. In the meantime, Harry Kane can be shut with seven targets.
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