Tottenham 1-0 Brighton: Mauricio Pochettino hails ‘unbelievable’ Christian Eriksen as Dane fires home stunning winner


Tottenham 1-0 Brighton: Mauricio Pochettino hails ‘unbelievable’ Christian Eriksen as Dane fires home stunning winner

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino hailed Christian Eriksen as an ‘unbelievable player’ following their win at home to Brighton.

Eriksen’s long-range effort on 88 minutes secured the 1-0 victory for Spurs, and maintained their 100 per cent winning start to life at their new ground.

Christian Eriksen celebrates his late winner

The win also gives them a four-point cushion over fifth-placed Arsenal, meaning third-place Spurs are in the driving seat in the race for the Champions League spots.

And after the game, Pochettino was quick to heap praise on his great Dane Eriksen.

Speaking to talkSPORT’s Sam Matterface, Pochettino said: “It was unbelievable from Christian, amazing.

“Christian has the capacity to create in a difficult moment. I think the quality is there as Christian is an unbelievable player and you always believe that a player like him can score.”