Tottenham spurred on by historic win over Man Utd
Published on Oct 3, 2012 5:26 PM
PARIS (AFP) - Tottenham will head into their second Europa League group match away to Panathinaikos brimming with confidence after notching up a first Premier League victory over Manchester United in 27 attempts on the weekend.
After a slow start to Andre Villas-Boas' reign at White Hart Lane, three straight league wins including the 3-2 thriller at Old Trafford have taken Spurs into fifth place and seem to have turned the tide for their Portuguese manager.
A first win over Sir Alex Ferguson's team since May 2001 left Villas-Boas declaring: "We don't stop here" as Spurs aim for a first European trophy since 1984 when they beat Anderlecht to claim the then-Uefa Cup.
"We feel confident now and our form has been impressive," said the former Chelsea coach who won the Europa League with Porto in 2011.
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