Tottenham 2-1 Man Utd: Victorious goodbye to WHL

  • Wanyama nets header
  • Kane flicks second home
  • Rooney pulls one back
  • Spurs ensure second
  • Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane scored to help Tottenham Hotspur say goodbye to White Hart Lane in style with a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday.

    Spurs clinch second place in the Premier League with the win, and will move into Wembley Stadium next season as construction continues on their new home. That’s set to open in 2018-19.

    Wayne Rooney scored for United, which can no longer finish in the Top Four.

    Spurs played at White Hart Lane for 118 seasons.

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    The celebrants were ahead by the sixth minute, when Ben Davies collected a short corner and swept a high offering toward the back post. Wanyama floated in the air and hammered a neck-snapping header beyond David De Gea to make it 1-0.

    A funny bounce let Heung-Min Son on goal, but De Gea made a point blank save and Christian Eriksen hit the rebound wife of the frame to keep the deficit one. That was one of several key moments for De Gea, who was instrumental in keeping United in the match.

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    Kane doubled the advantage within minutes of the restart, as Kane beat Chris Smalling to redirect Eriksen’s free kick from the left right.

    Rooney attempted to lead a comeback with his seventh career goal at White Hart Lane, running onto Anthony Martial‘s ball into the six to score in front — and off — of Jan Vertonghen.

    Substitute Marcus Rashford nearly surprised with an equalizer in stoppage time, but was prodded into a shot wide by Vertonghen.