LONDON – Gareth Bale’s impressive hat trick earned Tottenham Hotspur a 4-0 win over relegated Sheffield United to keep them chasing a top four in the Premier League on Sunday.
The Welshman on loan from Real Madrid opened the goal with a clever shot in the 36th minute.
He doubled the lead just after the hour with a stylish finish in the top corner – his 50th goal in the Premier League .
Bale made it 3-0 shortly afterwards when he made another attempt with his left foot deep into the corner.
Son Heung-min, who had previously denied a goal, made a trademarked one Effort to complete the router.
Tottenham’s second league win under interim manager Ryan Mason put them in fifth place overall with 56 points, five behind Chelsea, and four games remaining, beating Liverpool and West Ham United.