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Hojbjerg saves Bergwijn from a Chelsea ban after he scored Tottenham’s record goal against Leicester

PIERRE-EMILE HOJBJERG saved Steven Bergwijn from being sent off against Leicester and then banned against Chelsea.

The Dutchman scored two goals in as many minutes to guarantee Spurs an incredible one 3-2 upstream win over the Foxes.

Hojbjerg saved Bergwijn from being sent off against Leicester

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Hojbjerg saved Bergwijn from being sent off against Leicester

Bergwijn, already wearing the yellow shirt, went to celebrate with Tottenham supporters travel jubilantly The sidelines.

But teammate Hojbjerg pulled him back before doing so and in turn prevented the second goal.

It will see the match-winning striker miss Spurs’ trip to Chelsea on Sunday.

Hojbjerg, who also won the opening ball for a Tottenham counter-attack, was praised for his quick thinking against Leicester.

One fan said: “Hojbjerg pulling on Bergwijn’s shirt to prevent him from getting another yellow during the celebration is class.”

Another added: “Hojbjerg not only regained possession for the Spurs winner, but also grabbed Bergwijn to celebrate, preventing him from receiving a red card and missing the Chelsea game.”

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Tottenham opened the sale of Bergwijn this month and even rejected a £15m offer from Ajax.

But his final brace may have changed manager Antonio Conte’s mind, especially towards a busy fixture list.

Bergwijn’s goal meant Spurs came from behind despite being in a losing position in the 94th minute and 52sec.

It is the most recent match where a team has lost a Premier League game before winning, beating Manchester City’s 2012 record of 91 minutes and 14 seconds.

Bergwijn celebrates Tottenham's victory

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Bergwijn celebrates Tottenham’s victoryCredit: Getty

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