Global  

Spurs close in on last-16 berth with 4-0 rout of Red Star

Video Credit: Reuters - Sports - Duration: 01:17s - Published
Spurs close in on last-16 berth with 4-0 rout of Red Star
Tottenham manager Pochettino praises players after victory in Belgrade.

SHOWS: BELGRADE, SERBIA (NOVEMBER 6, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.

(SOUNDBITE) (English)

Class="kln">TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER, MAURICIO POCHETTINO, SAYING: "The plan was to try to battle this atmosphere and energy, playing football and playing in the opposite half, being aggressive with the ball, trying to dominate.

I think the approach, from the beginning, was very good from.

We defended well, and in the end we dominated.

I think our positional game in the opposite half was fantastic from the team.

And, some luck, because I think we scored and they didn't score from the few chances that we conceded in the first half." 2.

(SOUNDBITE) (Serbian) RED STAR MANAGER, VLADAN MILOJEVIC, SAYING: "Congratulating Tottenham a deserved win.

I think we tried a different approach from the match in London.

Here, we wanted to reduce those areas for the Tottenham players, with the class they have, with their speed and skill and everything else.

I think we matched them pretty well to reach those chances for a goal and try to steer the match into a different direction." STORY: Tottenham Hotspur closed in on a berth in the Champions League knockout stages after two goals from Son Heung-min and one each by Giovani Lo Celso and Christian Eriksen gave them a resounding 4-0 Group B win at Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday (November 6).

The result left Spurs second in the group on seven points from four games, five behind leaders Bayern Munich who sealed a last-16 berth with two games to spare after a 2-0 home win over

Class="kln">Olympiakos Piraeus.

Third-placed Red Star have three points and Olympiakos one.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was delighted with his team's performance in a raucous atmosphere and praised the home fans, whose die-hard end applauded Red Star players off the pitch despite a crushing defeat.

Red Star coach Vladan Milojevic conceded there was a gulf in class between the two teams. Many Red Star fans left the acoustic Rajko Mitic stadium in a hurry before the final whistle, with several hundred visiting Spurs supporters in full swing.

(Production: Branko Filipovic, Boki Babic, Kurt Michael Hall)




You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Serbia Serbia Country in the Balkans

Montenegro protesters decry opposition's use of Serbian symbols [Video]

Montenegro protesters decry opposition's use of Serbian symbols

Thousands rally in Montenegro after pro-Serb and pro-Russian parties declared victory in parliamentary elections.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:04Published
Kosovo-Serbia talks resume in Brussels after stateside economic agreement [Video]

Kosovo-Serbia talks resume in Brussels after stateside economic agreement

Balkan analyst Đorđe Bojović says the Washington talks were more about Trump securing a foreign policy win ahead of November's presidential election than securing a settlement between Kosovo and Serbia.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 04:02Published
Trump lauds economic steps between Serbia and Kosovo [Video]

Trump lauds economic steps between Serbia and Kosovo

Agreement reaffirms pledges to establish road and railway links, but leaves movement on political normalisation on hold.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:10Published
Serbia and Kosovo agree to closer economic ties in US-brokered deal [Video]

Serbia and Kosovo agree to closer economic ties in US-brokered deal

US president Donald Trump announced Serbia and Kosovo have normalized economic ties after a meeting with the country's leaders at the White House.

Credit: Euronews English    Duration: 01:00Published

Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Association football club

Premier League round-up: Chelsea and Tottenham blow leads in 3-3 draws [Video]

Premier League round-up: Chelsea and Tottenham blow leads in 3-3 draws

A look back at the highlights from another memorable round of Premier Leaguefootball, with Chelsea and Tottenham both throwing away commanding leads athome.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:57Published

Tottenham want Son to sign new deal - Tuesday's football gossip

Spurs want Son to sign a new deal, Ings close to new Saints contract, Jones set for United exit, plus more.
BBC News

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hits back at Jose Mourinho with ‘kindergarten’ claim

Arsene Wenger has hit back at Jose Mourinho after the Portuguese reopened his war of words with the former Arsenal boss. Wenger’s autobiography, My Life in Red..
WorldNews
Jose Mourinho refuses to blame Gareth Bale introduction for Spurs' late collapse [Video]

Jose Mourinho refuses to blame Gareth Bale introduction for Spurs' late collapse

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho did not think the introduction of Gareth Bale wasthe catalyst for his side’s late capitulation against West Ham. Spurs werecoasting to the three points as they led 3-0 after a scintillating opening 16minutes where Son Heung-min’s goal after 45 seconds was added to by HarryKane’s brace. Bale made his long-awaited return to the Spurs side after sevenyears away as a second-half substitute when it was still 3-0 but it all wentwrong for him as the Hammers scored three goals in the final eight minutes tosnatch a 3-3 draw.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:26Published

Tottenham 3-3 West Ham: How late collapse took shine off Harry Kane masterclass

The positives from the way Harry Kane inspired Tottenham to build up a 3-0 lead against West Ham were wasted as they threw victory away, says former Spurs star..
BBC News

London London Capital of the United Kingdom

Harlesden shooting: Reward to help convict people who shot toddler

The two-year-old was shot in the head while in a car with his mother in north-west London.
BBC News
Hospitality workers urge Government to provide more financial support amid tougher Covid-19 sanctions [Video]

Hospitality workers urge Government to provide more financial support amid tougher Covid-19 sanctions

Hospitality workers protest in Parliament Square, central London, againsttougher coronavirus restrictions and the amount of financial support given tothe industry. Interview withYotam Ottolenghi.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:51Published
Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to reunite for Cirkus, Ajay Devgn will not be a part of Adipurush [Video]

Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to reunite for Cirkus, Ajay Devgn will not be a part of Adipurush

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol's bronze statue to be unveiled at Leicester Square, London as DDLJ marks its silver jubilee on 20th October. Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty to join hands for an adaptation of the comedy of errors, Cirkus. It will also star Jacqueline Fernandez, Pooja Hegde and Varun Sharma in pivotal roles. For minute-to-minute updates from Bollywood, stay tuned with Desimartini.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 03:19Published

Euronext fixes tech glitch that froze morning trading

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City LONDON (Reuters) – Exchange operator Euronext ..
WorldNews

Confirmed coronavirus cases top 40 million worldwide

LONDON — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the planet now exceeds 40 million. The milestone was passed early Monday, according to Johns Hopkins..
WorldNews

Son Heung-min Son Heung-min South Korean association football player

Mourinho coy on Bale, has another dig at Wenger over book [Video]

Mourinho coy on Bale, has another dig at Wenger over book

RESENDING WITH SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: NEWS CONFERENCE WITH TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO / B-ROLL OF GARETH BALE, SON HEUNG-MIN, ARSENE WENGER SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (SEPTEMBER 18, 2020) (

Credit: Reuters - Sports    Duration: 05:18Published
Mourinho admits Son Heung-Min 'big doubt' for Man United clash [Video]

Mourinho admits Son Heung-Min 'big doubt' for Man United clash

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has not ruled Son Heung-Min out of Sunday’s gamewith Manchester United, but the forward will miss Thursday's Europa League tiewith Maccabi Haifa.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:44Published
FPL Gameweek Three tips: Kane is able, and Villa defenders tipped as well [Video]

FPL Gameweek Three tips: Kane is able, and Villa defenders tipped as well

Harry Kane, Son Heung-min, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Podence have all madestrong starts to the new campaign. And although Son bagged four goals lastweek, it is his Tottenham team-mate who is being tipped for selection.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:32Published

Christian Eriksen Christian Eriksen Danish association football player

Gareth Southgate backs Harry Maguire after red card [Video]

Gareth Southgate backs Harry Maguire after red card

Gareth Southgate threw his support behind Harry Maguire after the out-of-sortsdefender’s costly sending off in England’s shock Nations League loss toDenmark. Three days on from impressively coming back to beat Belgium,Christian Eriksen fired home a controversially-awarded penalty to seal a 1-0victory in front of empty stands at Wembley. Frustration boiled over after thefinal whistle as full debutant Reece James was sent off for dissent, but thefallout from England’s first home defeat since September 2018 is sure to focuson Manchester United’s Maguire. Having started the campaign poorly after atruncated pre-season overshadowed by a well-documented Greek court case, theworld’s most expensive defender received his marching orders after 31 minuteson Wednesday.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:47Published
Football rumours from the media [Video]

Football rumours from the media

Dayot Upamecano, Christian Eriksen and Callum Wilson are the latest players tobe on the move according to media reports, we take a look at the latestfootball gossip.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:11Published

Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Bayern relishing raucous Red Star reception, says Flick [Video]

Bayern relishing raucous Red Star reception, says Flick

Bayern Munich’s Hansi Flick says his side are looking to seal the top spot in the Champions League Group B away against Red Star Belgrade.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:47Published
US Soccer’s Next Big Star: Thierry Henry Worldie Shot Challenge [Video]

US Soccer’s Next Big Star: Thierry Henry Worldie Shot Challenge

Aaron West welcomes New York Red Bull & US Soccer's phenom Tyler Adams to this episode of the Worldie Shot Challenge. The guys try to recreate a couple of Thierry Henry's greatest goals in MLS. Who you..

Credit: Copa90     Duration: 09:52Published
Better than UCL Final: Belgrade | The Price Of... [Video]

Better than UCL Final: Belgrade | The Price Of...

Instead of dropping his pay-packet on trainers or new tech, Martino Simcik is on the hunt for the world’s wildest football adventures. In this episode he heads to Belgrade to race kayaks, rack up..

Credit: Copa90     Duration: 09:11Published