Ebene News – GB – Bale return to his best as Tottenham gain advantage over Wolfsberger

Gareth Bale got a goal and an assist in marking his return to the starting lineup playing a key role in Tottenham’s 4-1 win over Wolfsberger

Spurs are looking to go far in the Europa League this season and Austrian side Wolfsberger are the first hurdle to overcome in the round of 16

Jose Mourinho’s side started to do light work on their opposition in the first half, building up a three-goal lead before half-time

Wolfsberger had their moments in the second half, but Spurs still ended the game with a healthy advantage

The game provided Dele Alli with a rare opportunity to start for Tottenham, while Bale also played from the first minute

Bale was instrumental in the opening goal, which came after 13 minutes Lucas Moura played the play for Matt Doherty, whose crusader was hijacked by Bale on his way to Son Heung-min

Son provided the finishing touches to give Spurs a crucial away goalIt also brought Bale’s first assist for Tottenham since returning to the club

After setting the first goal, things got even better for Bale when he scored the next one himself

Receiving the ball on the right side of the box, he stepped back to send his marker flying, before taking a left-footed shot to double the lead after 28 minutes

Wolfsberger still had plenty of time to catch up with Spurs, however Hugo Lloris was forced to a great save when he tipped Dario Vizinger’s header to the bar shortly after

But at the other end, Tottenham again asserted their dominance with a third goal in the 35th minute

Moura cut between four defenders before sending the keeper the wrong way as he finished with his right foot

Wolfsberger got a foothold in the game by winning a 55th-minute penalty. Moussa Sissoko snapped Christopher Wernitznig into the box

Michael Liendl took a slow run but Lloris dived the wrong way so he couldn’t stop the ball from entering

Wolfsberger was a few kilometers away from scoring another goal when Liendl hit the bar with another effort The ball fell on the goal, but did not cross it

Tottenham restored their three-goal cushion in the 88th minute, when three substitutes combined Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg crossed the ball, before Erik Lamela’s header was deflected into the goal by Carlos Vinicius to buckle the 4-1 victory

This means Mourinho’s men will be done unless Wolfsberger can score four in their next meeting next week

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Ebene News – GB – Bale returns to his best as Tottenham gain advantage over Wolfsberger

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