Tottenham leads FC Sheriff 1-0 at HT


(Sporting Alert) — Jan Vertonghen has given Tottenham a 1-0 lead at half-time in their Europa League Group K game against Sheriff Tiraspol.

The defender headed home a pinpoint cross from Christian Eriksen in the 12th minute to give the English Premier League side the lead on the road.

Spurs was forced to make a first substitution after defender Zeki Fryers picked up a knock and had to leave the game after 33 minutes.

Striker Emmanuel Adebayor was named in the squad for Tottenham and has been busy warming up at half-time.

He could see some minutes tonight.

FC Sheriff v Tottenham

FC Sheriff: Tomic, Balima, Metoua, Samardzic, Paye, Moyal, Stanojevic, Ricardinho, Cadu, Luvannor, Isa
Subs: Stajila, Furdui, Paireli, Scripcenco, Fernando, William, Pascenco
Tottenham: Lloris, Naughton, Chiriches, Vertonghen, Fryers, Dembele, Sandro, Lamela, Eriksen, Lennon, Defoe
Subs: Friedel, Soldado, Adebayor, Holtby, Dawson, Chadli, Sigurdsson

Referee: Liran Liany (Israel)