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Rose fires Spurs closer to top four

18 Dec 2016
Spurs v Burnley

Full-back scores winner as Tottenham come from behind to beat Burnley

Spurs 2-1 Burnley

Tottenham Hotspur closed the gap on the top four by coming from behind to beat Burnley 2-1 at White Hart Lane.

Dele Alli hit the woodwork early on but Burnley took the lead on 21 minutes when Ashley Barnes scored from close range after Spurs had failed to clear

The visiting team’s lead didn’t last long, Dele Alli converting Kyle Walker’s cross five minutes later.

Harry Kane almost put Spurs ahead before the break but Tom Heaton’s leg saved his shot.

Spurs’ winner came on 71 minutes when Danny Rose’s was put through by Moussa Sissoko and finished from a narrow angle.

It moved them to within a point of Arsenal, while Burnley are 16th, three points above the bottom three.

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