Saturday analysis: Chelsea's stunning title collapse puts classless Mourinho in a sulk

Tottenham 3-1 Fulham

So it wasn't quite the complete stroll Tottenham fans were hoping for, but it wasn't too far off. Steve Sidwell's first-half equaliser conjured brief 'here we go again' feelings less than a minute after Paulinho had given Spurs the lead, but goals from Harry Kane and Younes Kaboul after the break put paid to any lingering doubts. Once Hugo Lloris had saved Sidwell's penalty with 25 minutes left, it was plain sailing for the men from White Hart Lane.

Not for the first time, the north Londoners had mercurial playmaker Christian Eriksen to thank. The Dane created 5 chances overall, 3 more than any other player on the pitch, and it was his brilliant free-kick that presented Paulinho with his unmissable opener. He did it again for the third goal as Kaboul sealed the points, capping yet another influential display from the 22-year-old. Eriksen made the most final-third passes of any other player too, and while a handful didn't find a team-mate (red, below), you'll note that many were attempted final balls to unlock the Cottagers' back-line. The youngster makes things happen, and will be a big part of the Lilywhites' top-four assault next time out.

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