Eriksen sparks comeback win for Spurs

London, England ( - Christian Eriksen scored two goals and assisted on a third as Tottenham came from two goals down against Southampton to secure a 3-2 win at White Hart Lane.

Goals from Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana in the opening 30 minutes looked to have put the Saints in a great position to notch the win.

But Eriksen scored in the 31st and again just after halftime to level the match before he laid off a pass that Gylfi Sigurdsson lashed home in stoppage time to hand the hosts a big victory.

Tottenham moves back into fifth place following Sunday's win and the club is now within six points of fourth-place Arsenal.

The match couldn't have started worse for Tottenham defender Kyle Naughton as he first allowed a long ball from the back to skip past him and put Rodriguez in on goal to put Southampton up 1-0.

He also had a hand in giving away the second goal when he lost possession 25 yards from his own net and allowed Rickie Lambert to set up Lallana's tally.

But a miscue from Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne handed Eriksen his first goal to make it 2-1, while Roberto Soldado set up the second just after the break when he stole the ball from Dejan Lovren and crossed to Eriksen for a tap-in.

The comeback was complete in the dying minutes of the game when Eriksen squared the ball to Sigurdsson and he drove a first-time shot past the diving Artur Boruc in the Southampton net.

Stoke City 4, Aston Villa 1

Birmingham, England - Stoke City moved into the top half of the Premier League on Sunday after scoring four unanswered goals in a 4-1 win at Aston Villa.

Christian Benteke's goal after four minutes handed Villa a great start, but things fell apart after that and Stoke assumed control of the game.

Peter Crouch nodded a ball down for Peter Odemwingie to fire past goalkeeper Brad Guzan in the 22nd minute, while Crouch found the net himself four minutes later with a first-time finish from an Erik Pieters cross.

Steven Nzonzi scored a few minutes before halftime to put Stoke up 3-1 at the break, and Geoff Cameron capped the scoring in the 90th minute after a nice move from Marko Arnautovic.