English Premiership

Spurs crush Bolton

2012-05-02 23:06
Emmanuel Adebayor (AP)

Bolton - Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice on Wednesday to keep Tottenham in the race for fourth place in the Premier League with a 4-1 win at Bolton.

Luka Modric put Spurs ahead in the first half with a spectacular half-volley and, although Nigel Reo-Coker equalised in the 51st, Tottenham retaliated with three goals in 10 minutes.

Rafael van der Vaart restored the lead in the 60th minute  and Adebayor made it 3-1 two minutes later before completing the scoring with a far-post finish from Aaron Lennon's cross.

It was Tottenham's second Premier League win at Bolton and their first since 1996.

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba greeted fans and watched the game from the stands, less than seven weeks after his on-field cardiac arrest against Spurs.

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