Tottenham Hotspur’s Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn stated he was dwelling “every boy’s dream” after he got here off the bench and scored twice in stoppage time to safe a historic 3-2 victory at Leicester City on Wednesday.
Spurs boss Antonio Conte threw on Bergwijn within the 79th minute together with his aspect trailing 2-1 and he delivered the killer blows within the fifth and seventh minutes of stoppage time to increase the group’s unbeaten run within the Premier League to 9 video games.
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Bergwijn’s heroics capped the most recent comeback for a win in Premier League historical past, as Tottenham trailed after 94:52. The earlier file was held by Manchester City of their 3-2 Premier League-clinching win over Queens Park Rangers in May 2012 (91:14), per ESPN Stats & Information.
“It is fantastic. The fans had a fantastic day. I scored two goals. I am happy. The manager told me to score goals, make difficulties for the defenders and stay close to Harry Kane,” stated the Bergwijn.
“This is every boy’s dream to turn around a game like this,” he added.
“It was a massive game and we have a lot of games in hand, now we need to work and take on each game.”
Bergwijn has began simply three league video games this season and has but to make the primary eleven below Conte, however the Italian coach stated he had little question concerning the winger’s worth and needs to maintain him on the membership.
“In the past when someone asks me about Steven Bergwijn I was very clear. I said that for me he is an important player because he has characteristics that in our squad we don’t have many of, creative players,” he stated.
“He is very good in one v one, good at beating the man. He can play striker, he can play number 10 and for us, for me, he is an important player and we have to try to improve, to become stronger, not to lose a player and become less strong.
“Steven is a participant that if he is in good bodily situation and he has good health he can begin the video games or he can are available in and change the sport. For me I feel he is an essential participant and you already know very effectively the participant must be pleased and I feel the participant is pleased to stick with us and play for Tottenham,” he added.
Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers criticised Youri Tielemans as being “naive” for giving the ball away late, which led to the last-gasp winner and was crestfallen by the manner of the defeat.
“That was a nice alternative tonight, however it’s important to see that by means of. I do not assume Tottenham received the sport, we introduced them the three factors. It’s bitterly disappointing,” he stated.
While Bergwijn was the hero, Kane, who netted Spurs’ first purpose, additionally appeared near his finest each as a finisher and a creator and the England ahead threatened from the outset.