On this present day in 2009, Tottenham Hotspur registered some of the astonishing wins in Premier League historical past, towards Wigan Athletic. The match befell 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, “Remember when… @SpursOfficial scored NINE and @IAmJermainDefoe bagged FIVE? Unforgettable scenes #OnThisDay in 2009”.
— Premier League (@premierleague) November 22, 2020
Other than Defoe, Peter Crouch, Aaron Lennon, Niko Kranjcar and David Bentley added a objective 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 workforce 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. Also, Defoe was the workforce’s high goal-getter, scoring 24 in all competitions.
In the continued Premier League season, Tottenham are at the moment on high of the desk, after defeating Manchester City in their recent fixture. Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso had been the goalscorers within the 2-Zero win at their house stadium.
Under Jose Mourinho, they’ve gained six matches from 9 video games. They additionally misplaced as soon as, and drew twice. They have scored 21 targets and conceded solely 9.
Son is at the moment their high scorer within the Premier League this season, with 9 targets. Meanwhile, Harry Kane can also be shut with seven targets.
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