Tottenham vs Huddersfield: Lucas Moura on target as Spurs cruise to 4-0 win

Tottenham vs Huddersfield: Lucas Moura on target as Spurs cruise to 4-0 win

- Tottenham vs Huddersfield Premier League clash saw Spurs return to third on the table

- Lucas Moura scored the first hat-trick at their new stadium as they cruised to 4-0 win after regulation period

Tottenham Hotspur cruised to third straight win at their new stadium following their 4-0 win over relegation bound side Huddersfield Town.

Kenya international, Victor Wanyama, opened scoring for Spurs in the 24th minute after beautifully dribbling Ben Hamer before tucking the ball into the back of the net.

Prior to the goal, the home team had not registered any shot on target as the 27-year-old grab his first Premier League goal this campaign.

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Lucas Moura doubled his side's lead barely 144 seconds later through a low through an unstoppable shot to give them some level of comfort-ability.

Having scored both goals in the first 27 minutes, Tottenham made attempts to add to the tally before the end of the first half but not fruitful came out of their efforts.

Both sides resumed hostilities in the second half and it appeared Huddersfield were more gingered to come back into the game.

Coach Jan Siewert's men made some exciting moves but their efforts were unproductive enough to reduce their deficit before the referee could sound the final whistle.

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Hugo Lloris with a superb save for Spurs in the 80th minute after Juninho Bacuna directed a superb free kick towards his goal post.

Christian Eriksen got a chance to increase his side's tally in the 81st minute but he was denied by the wood works before Huddersfield defenders cleared the ball from the danger-zone.

Meanwhile, two minutes before the blast of the final whistle, Lucas Moura connected with Eriksen's low but precise cross and fired home his side's third goal of the match.

Moura completed his hat-trick of the game when he fired home from close range a superb pass from Son Heung-min in the 93rd minute.

Meanwhile his Premier League goal tally stands at nine goals with five matches to wrap up this season.

Tottenham will battle Manchester City next weekend at the Etihad Stadium in their next EPL game - four days after they must have clashed for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal meeting next Wednesday.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspur recorded a 1-0 win over Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League clash at their new stadium.

Son Heung-min's late minute strike handed Spurs the one goal afvantage ahead of the return leg at the Etihad Stadium next week.

The Lilywhite are also hoping they can finish among top four teams on the log at the end of the season.

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