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Christian Eriksen | Midfielder

Team: Tottenham Hotspur
Age / DOB:  (22) / 2/14/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 157

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Christian Eriksen scored and set up two goals as Tottenham came from behind to beat Sunderland 5-1 at White Hart Lane.
Sunderland had taken the lead thanks to Lee Cattermole but from that point on Eriksen was the star of the show, setting up the equalising goal for Emmanuel Adebayor with a fine cross. The Danish midfielder then crossed for young Harry Kane to put Spurs ahead and added a goal of his own to put his side 3-1 up, firing in low from 25 yards. Adebayor added a second goal, tapping in after good work from Kane, before substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson grabbed the fifth goal in injury time. Spurs were dominant throughout and put themselves back in the race for a Europa League spot, while Sunderland were awful and seem set for relegation, bottom of the table and seven points from safety. Apr 7 - 4:59 PM
Source: BBC Sport

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Tottenham came from 0-2 down to win in the final moments 3-2, led by two goals and assist from Christian Eriksen.

It was a superb performance from Eriksen today. Tottenham looked to be doomed after shoddy defending, especially by Kyle Naughton, led to two Southampton goals in the opening half hour. With only two wins in their previous eight league matches and being unceremoniously dumped by Benfica in Europe, it looked like imminent doom for Spurs. An opening Eriksen goal, as he beat Artur Boruc at the back post, barely drew cheers from the home crowd and optimism was still low at halftime down 1-2. Then, in the opening minute of the 2nd half, Roberto Soldado gave Dejan Lovren a shove to create space and find Eriksen with a low cross to level the match. From there, the two sides traded jabs but it was substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson who cracked a low blast past Boruc in stoppage time to give Spurs the win, fed by Eriksen. Eriksen has loads of potential for your fantasy XI if given the chance to play in the middle like he did today.

Tottenham will need to overturn a two-goal deficit if they are to reach the Europa League quarter-finals after losing to Benfica 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie at White Hart Lane.

This was an incredibly bad display from Spurs, with no clear tactical system in place, at least not one that the players understood. The passing was poor, two of the goals came from defensive errors and in truth the defeat could easily have been heavier than 3-1. There was one positive, which was Christan Eriksen's stunning free kick to get his team back in the tie at 2-1, but Benfica's killer third goal has surely put an end to any hopes of a turnaround in Portugal. Tim Sherwood's side are in a mess and it's unlikely to get any better against Arsenal this weekend.
Source: BBC Sport
Mar 14 - 4:49 AM

Tim Sherwood has revealed a number of injury concerns ahead of Tottenham's trip to fact Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Back to back blurbs on Eriksen, and for good reason. Sherwood has just revealed that the midfielder is still doubtful, so with the game being tomorrow it seems likely he'll miss out. Danny Rose is also out along with Etienne Capoue, Erik Lamela (remember him?) and Vlad Chiriches. Kyle Walker and Younes Kaboul are in contention, but the injury to Rose means Kyle Naughton should start at either left-back or right-back (depending on Walker's return).

Christian Eriksen insists he would not seek a move away from Tottenham if Tim Sherwood's side fail to finish in the top four this season.

This is good news for Spurs in light of the recent admissions by Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen that they would consider their futures if the club failed to finish in the top 4. Eriksen has shown glimpses of his quality but he is still young, and it would seem natural that he'll be ready to make a bigger impact in the Premier League next season.
Source: Sky Sports
Mar 7 - 6:48 AM

In his pre-match press conference, Tim Sherwood announced that Christen Eriksen would miss the Week 28 match with a back injury.

The back injury to the Danish international had not previously been reported but will apparently keep the creative midfielder out for at least this Sunday's match. With information on the injury limited, we will have to wait for a more detailed explanation before knowing if Eriksen will be out beyond this weekend. Stay tuned.
Mar 2 - 11:13 AM

Tottenham produced a stunning comeback to beat Ukrainian visitors FC Dnipro and reach the Europa League last-16 on a dramatic night at White Hart Lane

Spurs were already 1-0 down in the tie, and went 2-0 down on aggregate just after half-time, meaning they needed to score three goals to qualify. Eriksen started the fightback with a curling free-kick, before the Dane put in a wonderful cross that Emmanuel Adebayor prodded home. Adebayor added a second goal to complete a remarkable turnaround, and Spurs will be full of confidence ahead of the weekend clash with Cardiff. As mentioned in the Player Picks post earlier today, Eriksen and Adebayor should both feature prominently and are excellent options for your fantasy team.
Source: BBC Sport
Feb 27 - 6:50 PM

Tottenham had to settle for a point against managerless West Brom despite Christian Eriksen's superb free-kick.

Spurs took the lead thanks to Eriksen (and it really was a great strike) but new manager Tim Sherwood was always playing with fire by fielding a starting XI without a defensive midfielder and West Brom hit back through Jonas Olsson. The home side looked really shaky defensively and need Jan Vertonghen back as quickly as possible. The game ended 1-1.
Source: BBC Sport
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 12:38:00 PM

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen and defender Danny Rose are available for Thursday's Europa League game against Anzhi Makhachkala after overcoming their respective ankle and toe injuries.

This is welcome news for Andre Villas-Boas, but he still has problems in defence with Vlad Chiriches, Younes Kaboul and Jan Vertonghen all unavailable. Youth team players Shaquile Coulthirst, Ryan Fredericks and Laste Dombaxe are in the squad and should feature as Spurs are already guaranteed top spot in their group, allowing some senior players a rest.
Source: Yahoo Sport
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 09:13:00 AM

Tottenham have received the welcome news that Christian Eriksen's ankle injury is not as bad as first feared.

Early reports had suggest Eriksen could be missing until February with ruptured ligaments, but an MRI scan has revealed a sprain which will leave him on the sidelines for around four weeks. Expect to see Lewis Holtby starting more over the next month, with Erik Lamela also likely to benefit from Eriksen's absence.
Source: ITV Sport
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 09:28:00 AM

Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen could be sidelined for ‘four to six weeks’ after suffering an injury whilst playing for Denmark.

Eriksen has had an up-and-down start to his Tottenham career but he looked a lot sharper against Newcastle, so this is a big blow for the player and the team. The midfielder has been sharing game-time with Lewis Holtby so expect to see Holtby starting more over the next month, with Erik Lamela also likely too benefit from Eriksen's injury.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 07:48:00 AM

Christian Eriksen was the creative spark for Tottenham, mainly in the first half, as Spurs draw at home to Chelsea 1-1.

Currently, Eriksen sits on -1 point in the Yahoo game for his Gameweek contributions but that is what happens when you make the assist of the assist (which was the case in the Sigurdsson goal) and get a yellow card on the day. Truth is, he has adapted to the Premier League style immediately, and is a fantasy option for most Spurs fixtures going forward. Certainly the most exciting player to emerge from the signings of the post-Bale era.
Source: Sky Sports
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 10:50:00 AM

Andre Villas-Boas indicated recently that new signing Christian Eriksen has a "big possibility" of featuring against Norwich City "but it is not a certainty yet".

Expectations will be high for Eriksen, who with the likes of Lamela, should provide some sort of replacement for the departed Gareth Bale. Lamela seems safer of the two to own heading into the weekend, but if Eriksen puts on a display, he is certainly worth owning at his current price.
Source: Twitter
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 10:05:00 AM