Browsing: Dele Alli

The England midfielder won the spot kick after going over Jose Sa’s legs but it seemed harsh on the hosts. All the talk before the match surrounded Kane and Nuno Espirito Santo opted to start him on the bench. Spurs were unchanged from the side that beat Manchester City last weekend.

The Wales international has enjoyed a resurgence in the last few weeks after a miserable start to his Spurs homecoming and delivered his most telling impact yet against the Clarets.

Alli and Mae’s split comes less than a year after the pair were robbed at knife-point by thieves who forced their way in to their Barnet, north London home in the early hours of the morning.

Alli scored a special opener in the 10th minute and then set up both Carlos Vinicius, who added a late second, and Gareth Bale as Spurs made it through to the last 16 with an 8-1 aggregate victory over the Austrian side.

The out of favour England attacker returned to training following a tendon issue and is line for his first minutes since Spurs’ victory against Marine last month.

The 168 league places between the sides is the biggest gap between opponents the 150 years of the FA Cup and the gulf in class showed as Spurs’ fringe players took their chance to shine.

The Tottenham star, 24, has been at the centre of an FA investigation and will now miss his team’s Project Restart opener against Manchester United a week on Friday after disciplinary chiefs slapped the midfielder with a one-match suspension and £50,000 fine.

The VAR was having a closer look after it appeared Alli had controlled the ball with his arm but, although the big screen indicated the decision to award the equaliser had been overturned, it had in fact been given as a goal