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“THE DUTCHIE MOURA!” – The internet reacts to Steven Bergwijn’s stoppage time heroics as Spurs beat Leicester 2-3

By Muhammad Butt

Published: 22:55, 19 January 2022

In a ridiculous night of football, Steven Bergwijn and Spurs staged a stoppage-time turnaround to beat Leicester 2-3.

The Foxes had the ball and the lead with just 20 seconds left to play when Bergwijn scored a dramatic equaliser after a great Matt Doherty run caused some chaos in the Leicester box.

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Straight from kick-off, Leicester gave the ball away from Youri Tielemans. The ball was advanced to Harry Kane who slid it behind the wildly high-line Leicester were holding and Bergwijn rocketed into the space, took the ball, skipped around Kasper Schmeichel and slid home.

The internet, it’s safe to say, lost their minds. Andrew Gaffney seemed happy enough with the drawn and a Bergwijn goal:

One minute later…

Jonny Singer tried to stay calm and analyse Leicester’s catalogue of errors that led to that goal:

Some couldn’t help but make the obvious joke:

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Aaron West thought this felt like a game of FIFA:

Gab Marcotti was bewildered:

Others couldn’t help but laugh:

Charlie Eccleshare was blown away by Bergwijn:

Reddit users became attached to Bergwijn:

Asif Kapadia stated the obvious:

Review Football felt the result reflected poorly on Brendan Rodgers’ managerial ability:

Antonio Conte, on the other hand, is making some history:

Andrew Gaffney: very happy

Eric Dier: does memes