Tottenham Hotspur survived a late onslaught from Fulham to prevail 3-1 in the English Premier League on Sunday. Tottenham remained in the fifth spot with the victory.

At the other end of the table, Bolton crushed Stoke City 5-0.

Goals from Gareth Bale, Aaron Lennon and Jermain Defoe gave Tottenham its seventh win in eight league matches.

The results: Bolton 5 (Davies 2, Eagles 23 & 73, Klasnic 61 & 81) bt Stoke 0; Fulham 1 (Kaboul 57-og) lost to Tottenham 3 (Bale 10, Lennon 45, Defoe 90) . — AFP

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