29 Dec 2011

Spurs beat Norwich

10:49 am on 29 December 2011

Tottenham Hotspur have narrowed the gap on English Premier League football leaders Manchester City and Manchester United to seven points following a 2-0 win at Norwich City.

Gareth Bale scored twice, lifting his league tally this season to seven goals.

Third-placed Spurs, who have a game in hand on the Manchester clubs, are now up to 38 points from 17 matches. City head United on goal difference.

Arsenal missed the chance to go fourth after a fine performance from Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey helped secure a 1-all draw at the Emirates where the visitors finished with 10 men.

Arsenal remained fifth on 33 points.

Meanwhile Swansea City drew 1-1 at home to Queens Park Rangers.