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Erik Lamela's first goal in 17 months helps Tottenham win in FA Cup

Tottenham, which hasn't won a trophy since the 2008 League Cup, will next face third-tier northern English side Rochdale in the FA Cup.

Reported by: AP , New Delhi [ Published on: February 08, 2018 15:39 IST ]
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Erik Lamela celebrates after scoring his goal for Tottenham.

Erik Lamela scored his first goal in 17 injury-troubled months to help Tottenham reach the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory over fourth-tier side Newport on Wednesday.

The south Wales club held Tottenham to a 1-1 draw at home 10 days ago but it was outclassed in the replay at Wembley Stadium.

Lamela's close-range finish in the 34th minute came after an own goal from Dan Butler.

Tottenham, which hasn't won a trophy since the 2008 League Cup, will next face third-tier northern English side Rochdale in the FA Cup.

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