# Richarlison’s Performance Off the Bench Revitalises Tottenham Against Sheffield United

Tottenham Hotspur were in desperate need of a spark when they faced Sheffield United on Sunday. With the score at 0-0, Spurs had failed to find the net in their last two Premier League matches. But when Richarlison came off the bench in the second half, he provided the spark they needed. Match of the Day’s Alan Shearer analysed the Brazilian’s performance, explaining why a first home goal for the striker could revitalise his confidence.

## Spurs Score Twice in Stoppage Time to Stun Blades

Tottenham Hotspur scored twice in stoppage time to beat Sheffield United 2-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The Blades had taken the lead in the first half through a John Fleck strike, but Spurs equalised through Harry Kane’s penalty in the second half. With just seconds remaining, Richarlison popped up with a dramatic winner to secure all three points for Spurs.

## Alan Shearer Praises Richarlison’s Performance

Speaking on Match of the Day, Alan Shearer praised Richarlison’s performance off the bench. He said: “Richarlison was a real threat when he came on and he got his reward with a goal. It was a great finish and it could be a real confidence booster for him.”

Shearer also highlighted the importance of Richarlison’s goal for Spurs. He said: “It was a crucial goal for Spurs as it gave them all three points and kept them in the hunt for a top four finish.”

## Richarlison Could Be Key Player for Spurs

Richarlison has been a key player for Spurs since joining from Watford in January. The Brazilian has made 11 appearances for Spurs, scoring two goals and providing one assist. He has also been impressive in his defensive duties, making 12 tackles and 15 interceptions.

Richarlison has been a regular starter for Spurs since joining, but he has been used more sparingly in recent weeks. However, his performance against Sheffield United showed that he can still be a key player for Spurs when called upon. If he can continue to perform at this level, then he could be a vital part of Spurs’ push for a top four finish this season.

## Watch Match of the Day on BBC iPlayer

To watch Match of the Day and hear Alan Shearer’s analysis of Richarlison’s performance against Sheffield United, head to BBC iPlayer. The show is available to UK users only.

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