Alfheim - Tromso 28/11/2013 - 19:00CET (19:00 local time)

Group stage - Group K

Tromsø - Tottenham
0-2
 

Tromsø - Tottenham 0-2 - 28/11/2013 - Match page - UEFA Europa League 2014

Loading....

 
The official website for European football

Perfect Tottenham through as group winners

Published: Thursday 28 November 2013, 21.00CET
Tromsø IL 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur FC
Two second-half strikes helped Spurs to five straight victories in Group K as André Villas-Boas's charges were confirmed as section winners.
Perfect Tottenham through as group winners
Tottenham players celebrate their opening goal ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Tromsø
Tottenham

0

Goals scored

2

30

Possession (%)

70

4

Total attempts

9

2

on target

2

2

off target

7

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

9

0

Offsides

0

1

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

7

Fouls committed

12

11

Fouls suffered

7

282

Passes

678

193

completed

593

Lineups

tromsø

Tromsø

tottenham

Tottenham

27Lekström (GK)24Friedel (GK)
3Fojut
Yellow Card90
9Soldado
Yellow Card56
4Kristiansen12Chiricheş
5Moldskred
Substitution71
15Capoue
Yellow Card55
6Сausevic
Goal63
16Naughton
8Bendiksen (C)
Substitution77
17Townsend
10Drage19Dembélé
Goal76
13Ondrášek20Dawson (C)
Yellow Card51
15Andersen21Chadli
Substitution72
17Johansen22G. Sigurdsson
Substitution78
19Frantzen
Substitution68
35Fryers
Substitution71

Substitutes

12Bakkelund (GK)56Archer (GK)
14Norbye
Substitution68
5Vertonghen
Substitution71
16L. Johnsen14Holtby
Substitution72
20M. Johnsen33Lamela
Substitution78
23Antonsen41Coulthirst
28Helmke
Substitution77
43Fredericks
30Espejord
Substitution71
47McEvoy

Coaches

Steinar Nilsen (NOR) André Villas-Boas (POR)

Referee

Yevhen Aranovskiy (UKR)

Press kits

Last updated: 28/11/2013 20:59 CET

Standings

Last updated: 29/11/2013 01:06 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 28 November 2013, 21.00CET

Perfect Tottenham through as group winners

Tromsø IL 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur FC
Two second-half strikes helped Spurs to five straight victories in Group K as André Villas-Boas's charges were confirmed as section winners.

Tottenham Hotspur FC posted their fifth straight victory in UEFA Europa League Group K, two second-half goals putting Tromsø IL to the sword in the Arctic Circle.

Tottenham had already confirmed their place in the knockout stage and although they extended their 100% record via Adnan Сausevic's 63rd-minute own goal and Mousa Dembélé's cool 76th-minute finish, their status as section winners was in fact confirmed at half-time – FC Anji Makhachkala having been held 1-1 by FC Sheriff in the early fixture.

The thermometer read -3C at kick-off and Spurs were caught cold inside the first minute, grateful that Zdeněk Ondrášek slid wide of the target under pressure from outrushing goalkeeper Brad Friedel.

Tottenham became accustomed to the snow-dusted surface and began to get on top. Andros Townsend's clever reverse pass set up Gylfi Sigurdsson to drill just past the upright, before the England winger tested goalkeeper Benny Lekström with his own skidding effort.

After weathering a period of concerted Tromsø pressure at the start of the second half, Tottenham found the breakthrough. Defender Vlad Chiricheș got a toe on Sigurdsson's fizzing, near-post cross, and the ball ricocheted off sliding Tromsø defender Сausevic and beat Lekström.

It was two-nil 13 minutes later. Again Sigurdsson was the provider, squeezing a pass through to an unmarked Dembéle around the penalty spot, and he had all the time in the world to calmly pick out the bottom-left corner. That goal wrapped up the points, though moments later the Belgian missed the chance to add further gloss to the scoreline, his shot coming back off the base of the post.

Last updated: 30/11/13 0.07CET

Related information

Player profiles
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2014/matches/round=2000469/match=2012593/postmatch/report/index.html#spurs+group+k

  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE word, the UEFA Europa League logo and the UEFA Europa League trophy are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.