By Alan Duffy
Asteras Tripolis 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur – Europa League – 6th November 2014
Harry Kane netted his eighth goal in eight games for Spurs as they battled to a 2-1 win away in Greece. Andros Townsend, who set up Kane to score on 42 minutes had put the visitors 1-0, courtesy of a spot-kick on 36 minutes, after the winger was felled in the Asteras box.
The second-half saw the Lilywhites take their foot off the gas which let the Greeks back into the game. The visitors’ pressure eventually paid off when Jeronimo Barrales netted a penalty late on after Fabricio Fazio had fouled the sub. Fazio himself saw red for the challenge but the north Londoners held on for a vital win.
Spurs are second in Group C, level with Besiktas on eight points and four ahead of third-place Asteras.