Spurs took revenge on the Belgian team for their defeat in the reverse fixture with a 2-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Thursday night.Carlos Vinicius started in a front three that included Lucas Moura and Gareth Bale. Joe Hart retains his place in goal despite a horror show in Austria against LASK.
Jose Mourinho wont mind the paltry 43 percent possession in this match. They were their lethal best with 21 shots at goal to Antwerp’s 2. They should have opened the scoring in the 33rd minute. Lo Celso went on a solo run from midfield only to shoot weakly straight at Antwerp keeper Beiranvand. A Gareth Bale dipping free kick contributed to the opening goal by Carlos Vinicius. The Antwerp keeper could only push the ball against the post from the wicked free kick. Vinicius who was the most alert player on the field had an open goal to pass the ball into. Jose brought on the heavy hitters , Son and Kane in the second half. They both came close to extend the Spurs’ lead.
A fantastic intercept from Sissoko in midfield found Kane in a hole between midfield and defence. The England Captain fed Lo Celso on the right