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Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente delighted to get off the mark

Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente is delighted to get off the mark.

Llorente scored in their Champions League win over APOEL last night.

He stated: "It's a very important day for me. I needed it (the goal) for my confidence. I work very hard to give the best performance I can, always try to give my best and now I have to keep working in this way. It's been hard because in the last games in the Premier League I've had good chances. I've been a little unlucky.

"It's been a difficult moment for me because I need to score for my confidence and I think this is the start, this is the moment I feel better and I want to work very hard to help my team."

Stand-in skipper Michel Vorm was delighted for Llorente over his first goal.

The goalkeeper said, "If you can rotate like we did today and still win 3-0 in the Champions League it's full compliments to the players. We've had a great run in the Champions League and now we have to take this form into the Premier League.

"It was a very big moment for Fernando (to score his first goal). He's had a few chances and you could see he was very happy with his goal. We're all happy for him, and GK Nkoudou as well. He got the opportunity and did well."

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