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Moura’s header rescues Spurs in Carabao win

Lucas Moura headed the winner as Tottenham Hotspur beat Burnley 1-0 to book their place in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals.

The score came in the 68th minute when Moura latched onto Emerson Royal’s pass that scooted past Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope.

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It was a relieving victory for Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo, whose side entered the match at Turf Moor on a two-game skid, ahead of a clash with Manchester United this weekend in League play.

“Defensively we were spot on,” said Nuno. “It was tough, what we expected, but we played a good game, controlled the game, had good possession and created chances.

“It was a deserved win. It is about managing all situations, we are in the competition and did our job in a very nice way so we must congratulate our players.”

Sourced from ESPN

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