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Alli didn't start in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to West Ham United and Spurs fans were left frustrated.
But he's in the starting XI for this evening's Europa League clash and with the tie already wrapped up 4-1 on aggregate, he decided to open the scoring in style.
Matt Doherty fizzed the ball into Alli's path who took a touch and let it bounce, before flinging himself high in the air.
What a goal! To even try this bicycle kick takes confidence... :flushed:
Take a bow, Dele! :bike: pic.twitter.com/AWJbibdxR1
- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 24, 2021
Goalkeeper Manuel Kuttin was left helpless as it dipped into the bottom left corner.
Fans have reacted to the strike and they think Alli is starting to show glimpses of the form that made him an England international.
That is class! He's still got it https://t.co/2XN98RJ0l9- Robbie Fisk (@FiskRobbie) February 24, 2021
When Dele Alli saw Olivier Giroud's acrobatic goal last night. pic.twitter.com/h1OecIBBGX- Football Tweet (@Football__Tweet) February 24, 2021
Wow @dele_official just lit up an empty stadium :fire:- Peter Crouch (@petercrouch) February 24, 2021
10 - Special goal. @dele_official takes a touch to control @mattdoherty20's cross and picks out the corner with an overhead kick! Beautiful. :fire:- Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) February 24, 2021
:white_circle: #THFC 1-0 #WAC :large_blue_circle: https://t.co/0tkKhJfyDG
Okayyyy Dele Alli.. we see you :eyes::bike: what a finish! #TOTWAC- Jules Breach (@julesbreach) February 24, 2021
Spurs have been enjoying themselves in European football this campaign but are in a tough spot regarding the Premier League.
They've slumped to ninth in the table and manager Jose Mourinho has come under a lot of criticism.
Earlier this month saw him blame a number of injuries as well as the absence of a "good Dele Alli."
"Well, [Sergio] Reguilon means something for our attacking football," Mourinho said per Evening Standard. "Harry Kane means something for our attacking football. Gio Lo Celso again means something for our attacking football.
"A good Dele Alli that we didn't have yet but hope that we can have in the future means something for us.
"It's not just what they mean, they mean that we don't have many options to rotate players and we finish with people with some signs of fatigue because of the accumulation of matches because we don't have so many players to rest."
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