Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/4/13
Andre Villas-Boas hailed a 'moment of individual brilliance' from Gareth Bale as Tottenham Hotspur beat Southampton 1-0 to stay in the hunt for UEFA Champions League qualification. Spurs were far from their best against Southampton and could easily have been trailing at half-time after Nathaniel Clyne missed a great chance and Rickie Lambert struck the post. But the home side improved after the break and claimed all three points on 86 minutes when Bale cut in from the right before unleashing a powerful shot beyond Artur Boruc to sink his former club. Bale's winner capped a memorable week for the Wales international, who has been named PFA Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year and the Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year. "Again, it was decided by a great moment of individual brilliance," Villas-Boas told Sky Sports. "We kept on pushing and Gareth played in three different positions today - as striker, then on the left and on the right to try and get the...
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