Our new Brazilian star Lucas Moura says he is delighted after scoring his first goal for on what was his first start for the club.

Mauricio Pochettino named Lucas in the starting eleven the FA Cup fifth round tie away at League One outfit Rochdale on Sunday afternoon and the Brazilian was a hit, scoring the first equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Spotland.

Lucas was very happy in opening his account, but admits the clash against Rochdale was tough for Spurs and has urged his team-mates to focus and prepare for the replay.

He told Spurs TV: “I am happy; my first start, my first goal.I wanted to win, but I am happy with the goal”,

He added: “It was a very difficult game, they were very strong and now we need to prepare for the second game at Wembley.”

We swooped to snap up Lucas from French heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain in the January transfer window and he is already showing glimpses that he will be a real success at the club. He has terrific pace, wasn’t afraid to get stuck in and deserved his goal. Certainly gives Mauricio food for thought over the coming weeks.

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