Harry Winks ended his two-year objective drought in probably the most freakish and noteworthy circumstances on Thursday night time with a 56-yard effort as Tottenham thumped Ludogorets 4-Zero of their Europa League contest.
It was a one-sided affair in north London, with Carlos Vinicious additionally grabbing a brace – his first objectives in a Spurs shirt – as Jose Mourinho’s males ran riot.
The midfielder picked the ball up simply after the half hour mark and after recognizing keeper Plamen Iliev off his line fired an audacious effort in the direction of objective.
When quizzed after the sport whether or not he meant to attain it or not, an trustworthy Winks instructed BT Sport: “I’d love to sit down right here and say right here I did [mean it].
“I’ve bought to be trustworthy [though] and say I didn’t imply it. I noticed Gaz [Gareth Bale] making the run and simply overhit it.
“However I’ll speak it it’s a objective on the finish of the day and I’m actually completely satisfied to get on the scoresheet.”
Former Spurs striker Peter Crouch admired Winks’ honesty and stated after the sport: “There’s loads of gamers who would lie in that sort of scenario, honest play to him.”
Lucas Moura added gloss to the scoreline with Spurs’ fourth objective quickly after to cap off a very good night time’s work.
On his latest lack of first-team soccer, Winks added: “It was an vital sport to choose my confidence up.
“It’s been very tough [being on the fringes of the team], however all I can do is once I get alternatives like that is to attain and play properly.
“I’m pleased with how the group performed and the way I performed it, so it was a very good outcome which we would have liked to get.”