Premier League Results: Score, Match Analysis and Highlights from the Fixture between West Ham United vs Tottenham on Monday, February 25, 2013. Includes Video Highlights for U.S. viewers (as available).
Result: West Ham United 2 – 3 Tottenham Hotspur
Location: Upton Park – West Ham United
|West Ham United – 2||Spurs – 3|
|Andy Carroll PEN 25’||Gareth Bale 13’|
|Joe Cole 58’||Gylfi Sigurdsson 76’|
|Gareth Bale 90’|
Yet another Gareth Bale brace to save Tottenham. Bale’s wonder striker in the 90th minute gave Spurs third place ahead of Chelsea by 2 points and just behind Manchester City by 5.
Throughout most of the match West Ham looked like they were going to get a result, mostly due to Jussi Jaaskalainen and his 11 saves. Tottenham put 13 of their 27 shots on goal, which is quite impressive and tells most of the story for this match.
While Tottenham moved up in the table West Ham dropped down into 14th place level on points with Newcastle United, and unnervingly close to the relegation battle.