Spurs condemn Stoke to fourth straight defeat

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"Our target is to finish in the top four, possibly second, which is better than third or fourth".

Harry Kane made his return for Spurs after almost a month out with injury but it was Eriksen who orchestrated the victory with two goals in 11 second-half minutes, taking his goal tally to five in three games in all competitions. Pochettino was unnecessarily harsh on Alderweireld - business is business but on form he'd walk into any side in the Premier League.

Harry Kane tried to claim it but the goal has been awarded to Eriksen.

Earlier, Everton and Liverpool had served up a surprisingly bloodless affair in the 231st Merseyside derby, while Spurs prevailed with a double from the in-form Christian Eriksen at Stoke.

"I don't have time to see on TV", Pochettino said.

Dele Alli and Eriksen combined superbly for Spurs opener early in the second half.

"I've kind of already accepted that Toby is going", Jenas said on BT Sport Score.

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Mame Biram Diouf scored for Stoke City, who is four points back of 17th with 27 points.

The one clear-cut opportunity that Spurs managed to create before the break came through Alli, who juggled the ball skilfully before releasing Son Heung-min, whose one-one-one was blocked by Jack Butland.

Tammy Abraham scored his first goal in 18 Premier League games to secure Swansea City a 1-1 draw at basement side West Bromwich Albion just when Baggies caretaker manager Darren Moore scented victory. Eriksen's brace gives him five goals in his last three matches in all competitions.

I swear it was my goal, you've got to take my word for it. "It's the three points that are the most important for us".

Spurs, with the Manchester Derby still to come, are now a single point behind the Red Devils for second place in the Premier League.

Harry Kane looked like he was back on the scoring trail after initally claiming one of his side's goals but eventually Christian Eriksen took the credit for both as Tottenham Hotspur took another three points and pushed Stoke City considerably closer to relegation.

Alli latched on to a pass played over the Stoke defence, patiently waited for support in the penalty area and picked out Eriksen with a well-placed cut-back, the Denmark global stroking the ball into the bottom-left corner.

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