Brilliant Bale bags brace for Tottenham to sink Newcastle

Bale's heroics extended Tottenham's unbeaten run to 10 Premier League games and lifted Andre Villas-Boas's side into third place, although Chelsea will reclaim that position with a win over Wigan later on Saturday.

updated: February 09, 2013 22:01 IST
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London: Gareth Bale maintained his sublime form with a brilliant brace to inspire Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over Newcastle United at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Bale added to the growing belief that he is currently the best player in the Premier League with a superb free-kick to open the scoring early in the first half.

The Wales winger then bagged the late winner after Yoan Gouffran had equalised with his first Premier League goal for Newcastle.

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