After being beaten on a low cross from Gareth Bale to Clint Dempsey for the first Spurs goal, Vincent Kompany then got beat by a beautifully fluid cut n’ shoot from Jermain Defoe 4 minutes later.
This was Defoe’s first goal in 13 Tottenham matches (Prem and Europa), and marks the first Defoe goal for Spurs since the New Year.
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Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has been ruled out for up to three weeks with ankle ligament damage.
The 30-year-old forward suffered the injury during the first half of Spurs' 1-0 win over West Brom .
It forced him to withdraw from the England squad for Wednesday's friendly with Brazil at Wembley.
He will now also miss Tottenham's Premier League match against Newcastle...
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas was caught on the sideline pushing aside his assistant, first team coach Luis Martins, while celebrating after striker Jermain Defoe completed a hat trick during Tottenham's 3-1 victory over Maribor in Europa League soccer action Thursday.
Martins tried to shake AVB's hand, which doesn't seem like a major offense, especially...
England striker Jermain Defoe has returned home following the death of his father.
The Football Association confirmed the news on Thursday morning, adding that the player is expected to return at some point and no replacement is being called up.
It is not known at this point whether Defoe will be back prior to Monday's Group D opener against France in Donetsk.
England striker Jermain Defoe flew home from the European Championship on Thursday following the death of his father, but is expected to return to the tournament.
The English Football Association said he will not be replaced in the 23-man squad, which had only arrived at its Euro 2012 base in the Polish city of Krakow on Wednesday.
The death of Jimmy Defoe overnight was announced...
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June 07, 2012
Jermain Defoe does not want to leave Tottenham , but the England striker admits he has to start playing regular football again.
The 29-year-old netted 11 goals for Spurs in 23 appearances last season, which was enough to earn himself a call up into Roy Hodgson's Euro 2012 squad.
Nevertheless, Defoe has slipped down the pecking order at White Hart Lane, with on-loan Emmanuel...