Tottenham’s continental nightmare took another turn for the worse after they endured a surprise 1-0 defeat to Gent in the last 32 of the Europa League.
After limping out of the Champions League group stage in November, Spurs now have work to do next week at Wembley if they are to avoid an early exit from Europe’s second tier tournament, too.
Jeremy Perbet scored the winner just before the hour for Gent, who sit a lowly eighth in Belgium’s top tier but fully deserved their victory against a painfully out-of-sorts Tottenham.
Hugo Lloris 8
Kyle Walker 4
Eric Dier 5
Toby Alderweireld 5
Ben Davies 4
Victor Wanyama 5
Mousa Dembele 4
Harry Winks 6
Dele Alli 5
Moussa Sissoko 4
Harry Kane 5
Son Heung-min (for Dembele) 5
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (for Sissoko) 5
Christian Eriksen (for Winks) 5
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