Heung-Min Son, Gareth Bale and Dele Alli papered over a negative Spurs overall performance as a three-three draw at LASK ensured Jose Mourinho’s aspect certified for the Europa League closing 32.
Spurs had been outplayed within side the first 1/2 of on a freezing night time in Linz and trailed to Peter Michorl’s long-variety attempt which squirmed beneathneath Joe Hart (42).
But the traffic had been proficient an equaliser while Andres Andrade treated Tanguy Ndombele’s shot and Bale beat Alexander Schlager from the penalty spot (45+2).
Bale have to have placed the end result past doubt six mins later however he tried to rectangular for Son and overlooked his team-mate. Hart become alternatively at fault to permit Johannes Eggestein to stage from outdoor the field (84).
LASK once more had themselves in charge inside mins, however, with replacement Steven Bergwijn delivered to floor withinside the field via way of means of Philipp Wiesinger.
Alli set himself to cheekily chip Schlager to provide Spurs the lead, with the kind of swagger the relaxation in their overall performance were critically lacking.
There become nevertheless time for extra drama in introduced time as some other replacement, Mamoudou Karamoko, levelled with some other attempt from distance which this time left Hart without a chance. It become now no longer sufficient to preserve LASK’s hopes alive, as their head-to-head report towards Spurs noticed them eliminated.