Gareth Bale is but to get getting into a Tottenham shirt and struggled as his facet misplaced 1-Zero to Antwerp within the Europa League.
It was a lacklustre efficiency all spherical for the a lot modified Spurs staff and even 4 half-time substitutions couldn’t stop defeat in Belgium.
Royal Antwerp took the lead simply 29 minutes into the primary half after Dieumerci Mbokani robbed Ben Davies of possession and performed in Lior Refaelov, who rifled residence.
Spurs trailed on the break and Jose Mourinho was clearly sad with the way in which he was enjoying as he made 4 modifications.
Dele Alli, Giovani Lo Celso, Steven Bergwijn and Vinicius all got here off for Erik Lamela, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Lucas Moura and Heung-min Son.
Tottenham improved after the break however of their seek for a aim possibilities nonetheless got here for Antwerp.
Mbokani had a wonderful likelihood contained in the six-yard field, ten minutes after half-time, however skied his effort over the bar. Replays instructed there might have been an offside within the build-up.
Mourinho needed to name on Harry Kane in an effort to get one thing from the sport as he changed Gareth Bale, who struggled to have a lot of an influence.
Antwerp seemed more and more harmful on the counter assault and Juklerod discovered himself in on aim within the 71st minute however blazed his effort over the bar.
Spurs had loads of possession within the closing levels of the match and possibilities fell the way in which of Kane and Son within the closing levels however some last-ditch defending from Antwerp prevented them from discovering an equaliser.