Football: Sigurdsson winner caps superb Spurs fightback against Saints
Published on Mar 23, 2014 11:46 PM
LONDON (REUTERS) - Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a stoppage-time winner after Christian Eriksen's double, as Tottenham Hotspur stormed back from 2-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday.
The Icelandic midfielder converted Denmark midfielder Eriksen's layoff to keep alive Spurs' lingering hopes of a top four finish. They are fifth on 56 points, six behind fourth-placed Arsenal having played one more match.
Southampton dominated the opening period with some delightful one-touch football and two mistakes from Spurs right-back Kyle Naughton enabled the visitors to take a 2-0 lead after 28 minutes.
Jay Rodriguez pounced on a loose ball after Naughton misjudged a clearance in the sunshine from goalkeeper Artur Boruc, allowing Rodriguez to impress watching England manager Roy Hodgson.
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