Tottenham comfortably beat Wolsberger on Thursday night to take full control of their last 32 draw in the Europa League, with influential Dele Alli and Gareth Bale
Bale helped Heung-min Son with the opening, the latter leaning low to make his way home to the area The supplier quickly became the scorer as Bale ran on a pass from Matt Doherty to cut back, sending the defender slipping off the turf, then piercing the ball past the goalkeeper
Lucas Moura made sure of the result before half-time, cutting inside and passing four players before beating the keeper inside the zone
Michael Liendl gave Wolfsberger hope early in the second half as he scored from the penalty spot after Moussa Sissoko unnecessarily collided with Christopher Wernitznig, but Carlos Vinicius pushed Erik Lamela’s header back late to restore the three-goal lead
92min: That’s it! A very professional night’s work for Spurs, who have full tie control Dele and Bale have played a key role and are set to start the second leg next Wednesday
85min: Spurs regain control with the introduction of Hojbjerg and Ndombele The latter has just taken a picture from afar wide sail
77min: Lamela looks certain to score after being found by Bergwijn, but Novak gets a vital block from around 12 yards
An encouraging display from Bale, albeit against weak opposition He now feels essential he builds momentum with more minutes against West Ham on Sunday
73min: Dele walks to the lower corner; it’s a good effort, but the goalkeeper has watched everything Vinicius is struggling to make contact at the moment
71min: Half a chance for Bergwijn after a smarter job by Dele, but the hosts smother the front inside the zone
68min: Almost another from Wolfsberger as Wernitznig’s effort hits the bar and bounces off the goal line and out!
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