Some Spurs fans were overjoyed to see Gareth Bale get off the mark in his second spell at the club after the Welshman came off the bench to head home the match-winner against Brighton.
Tottenham had to work extremely hard for the three points on Sunday and it looked as though they might be held to another draw at home after the away side equalised early in the second half.
However, Bale made an instant impact after replacing Erik Lamela in the 70th minute as he met Sergio Regulon’s pin-point cross with a well-placed header to put Spurs back in front.
Bale has not quite had the fairytale start to his second Spurs spell as some would have hoped for and admitted in his interview with Spurs TV after the game that he was relieved to get off the mark.
Some Spurs fans are hopeful that the floodgates could now open and that the 31-year-old will grow in confidence after his strike on Sunday.
BORN TO PLAY FOR SPURS
— Lilywhite Rose (@Lilywhite_Rose) November 1, 2020
That goal is a confidence booster. Next match, expect a 100% loaded Bale. He's got his form back, trust me. Let the show begin!!! #COYS
— The Mfonyigrapher (@mfonyigrapher) November 1, 2020
Gareth Bale scores his first goal back for Spurs. I’ve just climaxed. https://t.co/RY4xwD7tuX
— Gianni (@futboI18) November 1, 2020
First of many nice one son https://t.co/1B9hCTkFBa
— Wayne Smith (@waynesmith784) November 2, 2020
Legit cannot get enough of the celebration that took place
Almost made me as happy as sonny's constant ability to make me smile https://t.co/UvUScatfea
— SimplySpurs (@coyslife) November 2, 2020
he’s back https://t.co/lOiRYe5O3b
— shannon (@shanowxns98) November 1, 2020
Been dreaming for this tweet for years 🤍🤍🤍 https://t.co/Eih2ukjII0
— Spurs fan (@SpursRC) November 1, 2020
— Alen (@alendhewaju11) November 1, 2020
Never thought would ever see this again! 😀 https://t.co/o5IF2MGVts
— Ben Stone (@MrBenStone) November 1, 2020
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