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Jermain Defoe struck twice as Tottenham beat West Ham 3-1 at White Hart Lane to move up to seventh in the Premier League table.
Defoe scored either side of half-time to help sink his former club and Gareth Bale also found the net to give Tottenham a confident and morale-boosting win.
But the contest was marred by offensive chanting from the away end at White Hart Lane.
West Ham fans chanted "Viva Lazio" and sang the name of former Lazio and Hammers man Paolo Di Canio on several occasions - something that was hard to stomach for the home supporters who witnessed the horrifying attack on Spurs fans in Rome that ended with one man in hospital for stab wounds to his leg and head.
The Hammers fans were also heard hissing on at least three occasions during the game, which is interpreted to mimick the sound of gas released into the death chambers at concentration camps during World War Two.
For a club that has a strong affinity with the Jewish community, Tottenham's...
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Jermain Defoe scored once in each half Sunday as Tottenham beat West Ham 3-1 to end a run of three straight Premier League losses.
The England striker found the net in the 44th and 64th minutes at White Hart Lane to tally seven league goals for the season.
Spurs winger Gareth Bale made it 2-0 in the 58th minute.
On-loan striker Andy Carroll scored in the 82nd minute for his first...
West Ham fans taunted Tottenham about the stabbing of one of their fans in Rome during a fiery London derby which Spurs won 3-1 thanks to a fine brace from Jermain Defoe.
Defoe scored either side of half-time to sink his former club and Gareth Bale also found the net to give Tottenham a confident and morale-boosting win, but the contest was marred by offensive chanting from the...
FA to investigate abusive chanting against Tottenham by West Ham fans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The FA is set to investigate reports abusive chanting against Tottenham by West Ham fans in the match over the weekend.
Spurs won the match 3-1 thanks to a brace of goals from former West Ham striker Jermain Defoe. Allegations suggest that sections of West Ham supporters produced...