Tottenham down Reading 3-1 in EPL

Sep 17, 2012, 10:25 IST | AFP

England striker Jermain Defoe scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur enjoyed their first victory under Andre Villas-Boas courtesy of a 3-1 Premier League win away to Reading yesterday

Spurs had drawn two and lost one of their three previous league matches this term under Villas-Boas.

Defoe gave Spurs an 18th minute lead at the Madejski Stadium. In the 71st minute Gareth Bale scored the second before Defoe added a third three minutes later.

Reading’s Hal Robson-Kanu scored a consolation goal in the closing moments. 

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