Thanks to a three-pack from Gareth Bale, Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheffield United 4-0 on Matchday 34 of the Premier League. Arsenal FC was also successful.
The Welshman scored the first three goals for the Spurs, who celebrated their second straight win after the sacking of star coach Jose Mourinho. Heung-min Son also scored against the already established relegated team. The former Leverkusen and Hamburg resident also had the chance of another goal. In the 51st minute, however, he missed a penalty.
For the recently heavily criticized Bale, who is on loan from Real Madrid until the end of the season, it was the season goals seven to nine. A stay in London is unlikely, according to English media reports.
With the win, the Spurs can even have low hopes of qualifying for the Champions League. The team of interim coach Ryan Mason is five points behind Chelsea, but the remaining program is much easier.
Arsenal FC was also successful on Sunday. Mohamed Elneny and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang provided the winning goals at Table-17. Newcastle United. After an open tackle by Fabian Schär against Martinelli, the Magpies ended the game with ten men.