Never Say Die Is The Spirit I Want: Conte
The Straits Times|January 21, 2022
Spurs boss applauds team for 3-2 comeback win over Leicester as Bergwijn nets late goals

LONDON Antonio Conte said he saw the spirit he is trying to implement at Tottenham Hotspur after Steven Bergwijn scored twice deep into stoppage time to stun Leicester City with a thrilling 3-2 Premier League win on Wednesday.

The Foxes looked set to snatch victory against the run of play as Patson Daka and James Maddison struck either side of Harry Kane’s first-half equaliser at the King Power Stadium.

But Bergwijn, who had not scored a league goal this season, came off the bench to turn the game around in a dramatic finale. Instead of suffering Conte’s first league defeat since taking charge in November, victory lifts Spurs above north London rivals Arsenal into fifth and within a point of fourth-placed West Ham United (37) with three games in hand.

“I think we showed today that we don’t want to give up. Never,” said the Tottenham manager.

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