Postecoglou salutes Richarlison as Spurs star inspires victory


Ange Postecoglou saluted Richarlison after the troubled Tottenham striker inspired his side’s dramatic 2-1 win against Sheffield United on Saturday.

Tottenham were in danger of a shock Premier League loss when Gustavo Hamer fired promoted United ahead after 73 minutes in north London.

But a minimum of 12 minutes stoppage-time were added in the second half, allowing Richarlison to ride to Tottenham’s rescue.

The Brazilian headed Tottenham’s equaliser from Ivan Perisic’s corner in the eighth minute of additional time and then set up Dejan Kulusevski to net the winner two minutes later.

There was still time for United’s Oli McBurnie to be sent off for a second yellow card, but it was Richarlison’s contribution that stole the spotlight.

Richarlison had been pictured in tears after being substituted in Brazil’s 5-1 win over Bolivia and revealed in midweek that he would seek “psychological help” following a turbulent time in his personal life.

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Source: Vanguard Newspaper