A Jermain Defoe double and a fantastic Christian Eriksen strike saw Spurs triumph, but Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele and Younes Kaboul all suffered injuries.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Italian added to goals from Gonzalo Rodriguez and Ryder Matos as Vincenzo Montella's side ensured an impressive start to its Europa League campaign.
Goal.com took in the action at the Jan Breydelstadion, where the Lactics' first taste of European action ended in a dour yet hard fought stalemate.x
Michael Laudrup's side traveled to Spain for its opening fixture in Europa League Group A and came away with a fantastic win thanks to Adil Rami's early red card.
The hosts were on top for the majority of the game, with Chelsea loanee Thorgan Hazard among their ranks, as Owen Coyle opted to make seven changes from Wigan's domestic pursuits
The two frontmen both scored again in Europe and the Europa League newcomers earned a convincing win in Spain, with Jonathan de Guzman also on target at the Mestalla
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Michael Laudrup's men will travel to Spain in confident mood after Monday's 2-2 draw with Liverpool as they prepare to face Miroslav Djukic's out-of-form side
- CR7, Messi, Ribery up for Ballon d'Or
- On American Soccer: Projected Jan. camp
- Ronaldo sets new CL goal record
- Gala 1-0 Juventus: Sneijder late
- Ibrahimovic among World XI finalists
- Vertelney: Klinsmann's approach is key
- Ribeiro: I'd suit Man Utd midfield
- Preview: Napoli - Arsenal
- Player Spotlight: Efrain Juarez
- Gala-Juve abandoned due to hail
|Paulo Henrique Striker Trabzonspor||8||11|
|Soriano Striker Salzburg||7||5|
|J. Defoe Striker Tottenham Hotspur||7||5|
|Rayo Midfielder Maccabi Haifa||6||11|
|L. Benko Striker Rijeka||6||10|