Tottenham vs Brighton: Christian Eriksen scores in 1-0 win for Spurs

Tottenham vs Brighton: Christian Eriksen scores in 1-0 win for Spurs

- Tottenham vs Brighton's EPL tie ended in a 1-0 crucial victory for Spurs to cement their top four finish hopes

- The London side had to rely on Christian Eriksen's late strike to cart away all the three points

- Spurs remain third on the standings with 70 points, three above fourth-placed Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspurs on Tuesday night, April 23, bounced back to winning ways after securing a 1-0 slim victory over relegation-threatened Brighton & Hove Albion.

Spurs were keen to cart away all the three points during the clash played at Tottenham Stadium to keep their hopes of a top four finish alive.

The hosts however laboured through the encounter as they found it difficult to break a stubborn Brighton side who are fighting for relegation survival.

The tie had a gloomy opening, but grew more lively in the closing minutes of the first half that finished in a barren draw.

Upon the resumption of the second half, both sides looked destined for an underwhelming draw in what could have been a decent result for Brighton.

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However, Christian Eriksen netted a stunning strike from 30 yards just two minutes to stoppage time to gift Mauricio Pochettino's side a vital win after an assist from Dele Alli.

The London club remain third on the standings with 70 points, three above fourth-placed Chelsea who drew 2-2 against Burnley on Monday night, April 22.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal reportedly joined other Premier League sides in the race to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld when the ongoing season comes to an end.

The North London club are keeping tabs on the Belgian center-half as they look to the summer transfer window.

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