Tottenham Hotspur ended their winless run in style against Crystal Palace away from home to ease pressure on manager Antonio Conte to move to within two points of Manchester United in the last Champions League spot after the latest round of Premier League action.
Tottenham vs Crystal Palace:
The visitors came into the London Derby on the back of a detrimental loss to Aston Villa in their previous game. They looked to be headed towards another slipup after the first half finished 0-0 with Palace the better side courtesy of Eberechi Eze.
Harry Kane quickly changed the fortunes for his side immediately after the break with a quickfire brace. The striker, making his 300th premier league appearance, scored past Vicente Guaita in the 48th and 53rd minute to take his goal tally to 198.
The hosts never recovered from the blow allowing Matt Doherty and Son Heung-Min to get on the scoresheet as well during the 4-0 defeat.
Tottenham stays in 5th place behind Man United with 33 points while Crystal Palace is in 12th with 22 points from their 17 games.
Nottingham Forest vs Southampton:
Meanwhile, in other fixtures, Taiwo Awoniyi scored the only goal of the game as Nottingham Forest defeated Southampton to inch towards safety.
Steve Cooper’s men now sit 15th in the table with 17 points while Southampton remains at the bottom with just 12 points.
West Ham drew with Leeds United 2-2 while Aston Villa was held by Wolves 1-1 in the other fixtures on the night.