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Lewis targets winning run

Posted on 19 August 2014  - 11:00

Lewis Holtby hopes we can put a run together in the Premier League after our opening day triumph at Upton Park.


Eric Dier’s 93rd minute strike sealed a 1-0 victory over West Ham United in Mauricio Pochettino’s first competitive game in charge after both sides had earlier been reduced to 10 men.

With back-to-back home games next up, starting with the visit of Queens Park Rangers to White Hart Lane on Sunday, midfielder Lewis wants to see us accumulate a good number of points to give ourselves an early platform on which to build.

“It was massive for us at West Ham, to win 1-0,” declared Lewis, who went on alongside Andros Townsend as part of a double substitution just after the hour mark in Saturday’s game.

“Eric made a brilliant run and scored a brilliant goal and it was a fantastic win for the team, especially as it was a derby and the first game.

“We’re trying to get momentum going. We’ve got QPR next and to get another three points would be massive – then we’ve got the big clash against Liverpool.

“The Premier League is very intense and we’ll welcome every set of three points.”