Tottenham 4-1 Burnley – Carling Cup – Highlights
Spurs took a giant stride towards the Carling Cup final with a stunning second-half show to destroy Burnley in the semi-final first leg.
Martin Paterson Goal (0-1)
1-1 Dawson 47′
2-1 O Hara 52′
3-1 Pavlyuchenko 65′
Michael Duff (o.g) (4-1)
Martin Paterson stunned White Hart Lane with an early strike.
Michael Dawson headed Spurs level three minutes after the break and substitute Jamie O’Hara volleyed in a second five minutes later as Burnley crumbled.
Roman Pavlyuchenko’s crisp strike and Michael Duff’s own goal gave Spurs a crucial advantage for the second leg.
Burnley’s early dominance threatened to wreck a carnival atmosphere as cup holders Spurs paraded returning hero Jermain Defoe before kick-off after his switch from Portsmouth.