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Premier League Tottenham 5-4 Leicester

TOTTENHAM signed off at Wembley in style as they came from behind to beat Leicester 5-4 in a thrilling final-day Premier League encounter.

Braces from Harry Kane and Erik Lamela and a Christian Fuchs own goal gave them the win that sealed third place, as Kane took his season total to 30 but fell short of leading scorer Mohamed Salah.

Jamie Vardy was unmarked to head home in the fourth minute, but Kane levelled just three minutes later, racing on to a Lucas Moura pass and firing past Eldin Jakupovic.

Leicester regained the lead in the 16th minute when Riyad Mahrez hit home to take his side into the break ahead.

The visitors went two up two minutes after the restart when Kelechi Iheanacho scored a screamer, picking the ball up after a poor header from Eric Dier, shrugging off Victor Wanyama’s challenge and firing into the top corner from 25 yards.

Spurs looked dead and buried, but an incredible three-goal blast in 11 minutes turned the game in their favour.

Two minutes after Iheanacho's effort, Lamela got his first league goal since August 2016 when he tapped home from Kyle Walker-Peters’s low cross at the end of a neat move.

It was all square in the 53rd minute when Lamela’s shot went in off Fuchs for an own goal and the comeback was complete seven minutes later with a carbon copy of Lamela’s first, the Argentinian converting another Walker-Peters cross from close range.

The Foxes were still not budging and, after Hugo Lloris produced another fine save to deny Iheanacho, they put themselves back level in the 73rd minute when Vardy got in behind the defence and smashed high into the roof of the net from an acute angle.

Kane, though, had the final say and it was a beauty, as he left Hamza Choudhury for dead and curled the ball into the far corner to end the match and Tottenham’s Wembley stay in fine fashion.


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