Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/1/12
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Jermain Defoe and Sandro fired Tottenham to their third successive Premier League victory as Fulham's winless run continued in a 3-0 defeat at Craven Cottage. The deadlock in the London derby on the banks of the Thames was broken in the 55th minute when Spurs midfielder Sandro collected the ball just inside the Fulham half, advanced a few steps towards goal and unleashed a low bouncing shot towards goal. Veteran goalkeeper Schwarzer looked to have it covered but seemed to take an age getting down to cover his right-hand post and allowed the ball to slip through his palms for a very soft opener. And the contest was effectively settled in the 72nd minute when Defoe applied the finishing touch from 10 yards out after substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson had turned Philippe Senderos inside out on the edge of the Fulham box. Clint Dempsey then played a neat ball through the Fulham defense with Senderos failing with his attempts to play offside, allowing Defoe to race clear and again beat Schw...
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