Some Tottenham Hotspur fans took to Twitter after the 3-2 win against Bournemouth this afternoon in response to a pivotal part of the match.
Leading 3-2 in injury time, Spurs found themselves under pressure from the Cherries and a brilliant tackle by Jan Vertonghen denied Callum Wilson from stopping them from taking a point.
While Dele Alli will receive the plaudits for his two-goal display after continuing his resurgence under new head coach Jose Mourinho, credit has to be given to the Belgian for his heroic last-ditch tackle.
When it looked as if Wilson was ready to pull the trigger, Vertonghen’s left leg poked the ball away from the England international to ensure all three points remained in North London.
The 32-year-old returned to the starting line up following his recent hamstring problem and certainly repaid Mourinho’s faith in him after being selected to play at left-back ahead of Danny Rose, who had to make do with a place on the bench.
Here’s how some Spurs fans reacted after the club’s official Twitter account posted a Tweet acknowledging the tackle.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) November 30, 2019
Who else needed heart medicine after that
— Davi (@HarryestKane) 30 November 2019
Ledley quality tackle.
— Jill Lewis (@jilllewis33) 30 November 2019
What a tackle from Verts ?
— Zeus (@superspurs34) 30 November 2019
tackle of the season ??
— Dan Jones (@Dan125Jones) 30 November 2019
unreal tackle but can we stop the heart attacks please
— BraBra? (@JaMorantEra) 30 November 2019
When @JanVertonghen saved our 3 points! Great team effort though! Coys
— sarah (@sizzlingal22) 30 November 2019
still can't hold for a clean sheet even with 3 goals and it's defensive football,,,not in modern era
— Popescos Mwingirwa (@PopescosMwingi1) 30 November 2019
We've missed @JanVertonghen but this 3-0 up to 3-2 has to stop, its embarrassing. Anyway a win and with Chelsea losing a good weekend.
— ChrisNash1972 (@chris_nash1972) 30 November 2019
— Tom (@Tommo__yid) 30 November 2019
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