Thursday, 8 March 2012

Tottenham go to the quarter-finals

Tottenham finally ensure the quarter-final ticket, after removing birthday party Stevenage in the FA Cup fifth round. Tottenham Hotspur to end a series of negative results in recent weeks. Harry Redknapp's team rolled over Stevenage 3-1 in the match FA Cup fifth round at White Hart Lane on Thursday (8/3) early morning hrs.

Stevenage gave fierce resistance from the start and went ahead with a goal by Joel Byrom from the spot. But the Spurs got up and Jermain Defoe and an Emmanuel Adebayor penalty forced the visitors home empty-handed. The team from Division One was a surprise in the early matches, Tottenham rearguard broke Byrom and Ryan Nelson had no other recourse than to drop the former Accrington players in the box.

Referee Michael Oliver no doubt give a penalty to the Stevenage. Byrom who became executor of Carlo Cudicini successfully outwit the movement as well as bringing the visitors ahead in the fourth minute. After behind one goal, Redknapp increasingly troubled with the condition that Michael Dawson landed badly and should be replaced by Kyle Walker. Dawson reportedly rushed to the hospital and are seen on an ankle injury.

Stevenage continued to attack, otherwise the Spurs still have not found the best performance by up to 20 minutes. The visitors almost doubled the lead after a header from Jon Ashton to take advantage of Byron's free kick hit the crossbar. New in the 26th minute equalizer for Spurs. Gareth Bale to provide feedback diagonal Defoe then greeted the control and release the left foot and kick the ball past Chris Day.

In the second half, The Lillywhites continued to press the opponent's defense to get the victory. Spurs get a penalty after Bale Roberts violated. Adebayor with a perfect 2-1 to reverse the situation. These advantages make more confident Tottenham. Bale Spurs almost added a goal, but his shot was tipped by Bostwick.

Spurs finally comfortable after winning 3-1. Bale took the throw-in to the left and Defoe are without pengaawalan opponent strikes the ball into the goal Day for the second time. Spurs had the right to hold the quarter-final ticket and will face Bolton Wanderers on March 18.

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