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Gareth Bale scores two Ronaldo-esque free-kicks against Lyon

The Spurs winger’s scoring run continued at White Hart Lane as they claimed a late win over the French side.

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SPURS DEFEATED Lyon 2-1 in their Europa League last-32 first leg tie with Lyon at White Hart Lane thanks to two pretty special free-kicks from Gareth Bale.

After missing a sitter minutes earlier, the Welshman made amends by getting his set-piece up and over the French wall on the stroke of half-time for his sixth goal in five games.



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On the 55th minute, Cameroon defender Samuel Umtiti drew the Ligue 1 side level with an equally cracking half-volley.



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With a draw looking increasingly likely, however, Bale notched his second of the night in dramatic fashion three minutes into time added on.



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