Gary Lineker reacts to Dele Alli’s performance in Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Chelsea

The former Spurs striker heaps praise on Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli

Gary Lineker lavished praise on Dele Alli after the midfielder’s double fired Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-0 win against leaders Chelsea on Wednesday night.

The England midfielder made the breakthrough in the second minute of added time at the end of the first half after Alli nodded Christian Eriksen’s cross past Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.

The Spurs playmaker extended the north London side’s lead in the 57th minute after Alli headed his second goal of the derby past Courtois to take his tally to 10 goals in the 2016-17 season.

Tottenham moved to within seven points of leaders Chelsea after Mauricio Pochettino’s men brought to an end the west London outfit’s 13-game winning run.

Former Spurs striker Lineker took to his Twitter account to heap praise on Alli after the midfielder’s impressive double against Chelsea.

Alli has scored 10 goals in 19 appearances in the Premier League this season.

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Tottenham moved up to third place in the table thanks to their comfortable 2-0 victory over Chelsea.

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