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With Tottenham trailing 2-0 to Southampton, Christian Eriksen scored twice before setting up Gylfi Sigurdsson’s stoppage-time goal to complete a 3-2 win. The victory kept Tottenham within reach of the Champions League places, six points behind fourth-placed Arsenal.

Stoke climbed above Aston Villa into 10th place after coming from behind to win 4-1 at Villa Park. Peter Odemwingie, Peter Crouch, Steven Nzonzi and Geoff Cameron scored the goals that gave Stoke a first away win in the league since August.

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GERMANY

Hoffenheim consigned Bayer Leverkusen to an eighth loss in nine games in all competitions by winning 3-2 in the Bundesliga. Leverkusen was once second but now sits fourth, just two points ahead of Borussia Moenchengladbach in the last Champions League qualification place.

Eintracht Frankfurt handed Nuremberg its fourth straight loss, winning 5-2 to ease its relegation fears while leaving the hosts in the drop zone.

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FRANCE

Monaco lost ground on league leader Paris Saint-Germain by drawing 1-1 with Lille to fall 10 points behind. Lille stayed in third place, nine points behind Monaco.

Fourth-place Saint-Etienne beat lowly Sochaux 3-1 and Lyon kept pace with Saint-Etienne in the race for a European spot by defeating Guingamp 1-0.