Lewis Holtby's late winner eases pressure on Andre Villas-Boas

Fulham have lost six consecutive league matches and former Manchester United coach Meulensteen faces a tough task to lift the third bottom Cottagers out of the relegation zone.

updated: December 05, 2013 12:08 IST
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London: Tottenham eased the pressure on boss Andre Villas-Boas as Lewis Holtby's strike capped a dramatic late fightback in Wednesday's 2-1 win at .

Villas-Boas' team were in danger of suffering another embarrassing setback when Ashkan Dejagah gave the struggling hosts a surprise lead early in the second half.

But Vlad Chiriches' first Tottenham goal and a cool finish from Holtby eight minutes from full-time spared Villas-Boas' blushes and gave the sixth placed north Londoners their first win in five Premier League matches.

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