Christian Eriksen was annoyed with Spurs goal drought

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen shoots from a free kick

The Tottenham Hotspur man went 11 Premier League games without a goal.

Christian Eriksen has admitted to Tottenham Hotspur's official website that his goal drought this season was "annoying, but not frustrating".

The Danish playmaker opened the scoring in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Chelsea for what was his first goal in 12 Premier League matches.

Two goals from Pedro and Victor Moses either side of the half-time break ensured that the 24-year-old's individual achievement was marred as Tottenham slipped seven points behind the table-topping Blues.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen reacts

Harry Kane missed six weeks of the campaign through injury and Eriksen was among those expected to step up and take responsibility in the goalscoring stakes, prompting criticism when he and a number of team-mates failed to do that.

And speaking to Spurs' official website, the former Ajax ace conceded that his 11-match barren spell was a source of annoyance for him.

"It’s been annoying but not frustrating. I’ve been unlucky with the keepers having good days or missing at the last moment.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen before the match

"I’ve been in good positions and it’s just about taking the chance. I was in a good position and I took the chance and profited from it but it takes away from the glory when we end up losing. It makes it a different, bitter feeling."

The Lilywhites, four points behind fourth-placed Arsenal, host Swansea City next week, before then visiting Manchester United at Old Trafford the following week.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen reacts

 

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