Moura reflects on bitter derby after Lamela’s stunner

Lucas Moura said Tottenham’s defeat 2-1 to Arsenal the shine took off Erik Lamela’s ‘unbelievable’ goal.

Lamela had an attention-grabbing day to say the least as he scored a fantastic rabona finish for Spurs.

His shot went by Thomas Partey’s legs and straight into the corner, catching Bernd Leno off guard.


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The player was then sent off after selecting up a second yellow card for a hand in Kieran Tierney’s face.

Spurs went on to lose the sport after goals by Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette.

Odegaard’s left foot shot was deflected past Hugo Lloris.

Lacazette then scored from the spot after being taken down by Davinson Sanchez.

Talking about Lamela’s finish, Moura informed AU information company: “It was an unbelievable goal.

“I believe he has already scored a goal like this however in derby he’s particular and he’s an incredible player.

“He does this in coaching periods all of the time however we’re unfortunate we did not win the sport as a result of with this goal, if we had received, it will have been much more particular.”

Whereas most players will undergo their careers with out scoring such a goal, Lamela shouldn’t be even the primary.

In 2014, within the Europa League against the Greek side of Asteras Tripolis, he scored a great rabona strike 20 yards.

The superb derby goal in north London was largely the one optimistic for Spurs.

The loss places them six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea after 28 video games. They’ve a battle in hand, which now needs to be received if they’re to push for a spot within the Champions League.

Reply to the loss, Mourinho said: “We played really bad within the first half. The 1-1 was not a good reflection of the primary half. We have been poor. Poor safety. No depth or squeezing. Some essential players in hiding. Actually bad. ”

For Arsenal, in the meantime, the derby victory places them just 4 points behind Spurs.

A robust end to the season may see them win a spot within the Europa League.

They should look after the likes of West Ham and Everton, who’re additionally within the hunt.

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