Balanced-Fiorentina 1-1 Tottenham
London – round of 32 first leg match of the Europa League between Tottenham Hotspur and Fiorentina did not produce a winner. Both teams had to settle for a 1-1 draw.
Fiorentina at White Hart Lane on Friday (02/20/2015) pm dawn, Tottenham took the initiative to attack in the early minutes. They were able to lead 1-0 through goals quickly Roberto Soldado.
However, Fiorentina was able to improve his game after conceding. Viola can be equalized before the break with a shot Jose Basanta.
In the second half, created some good chances for both teams. However, no additional goals are created. The score remained 1-1.
The draw is good enough capital for Fiorentina. At the second meeting held next week, they turn to host.
Tottenham get a chance in the fifth minute. Soldado send feedback to Nacer Chadli mature unmarked in the penalty box. But, Chadli settlement could be defeated by Fiorentina goalkeeper, Ciprian Tatarusanu.
Tottenham really Fiorentina goalkeeper in the next minute. Soldado welcomes corner kick Paulinho with a first-time shot that could not be anticipated by Tatarusanu.
Soldado almost creating a spectacular goal in the 19th minute. In a position to goal, he did a scissor kick to welcome a cross from Christian Eriksen. However, his shot leads right into the arms of Tatarusanu.
Fiorentina equalized in the 36th minute with a goal by Basanta. This goal Matias Fernandez’s free kick from a narrow angle. Fernandez shot tipped by Hugo Lloris, but the ball rebounded leads to Basanta, mencocornya directly into the goal.
Entering the 44th minute, Tottenham almost scored a second goal. After Soldado header countered Tatarusanu, ball gag leads to Chadli. Although a bit surprised by the arrival of the ball, Chadli was still able to restore the skin round the wicket. Bad luck for him, the effort failed because the ball hit the crossbar.
Until the end of the first half, the score did not change. Tottenham 1, Fiorentina 1.
Fiorentina had a golden opportunity to surprise Tottenham at the start of the second half. A puncture Joaquin completed by Mohamed Salah with a shot from the front of the penalty box. However, the shot One still thin.
Mario Gomez was able to maximize the opportunities it had in the 69th minute. Gomez cut into the penalty box Tottenham, but the solution does not lead to the target.
Three minutes later, turn Tottenham are getting a chance. But, Soldado header easily captured Tatarusanu.
Until the game ends, the score did not change. Both teams have to accept a draw 1-1.
Tottenham: Lloris, Davies, Walker, Vertonghen, Fazio, Paulinho (Mason 84 ‘), Bentaleb, Chadli (Kane 66’), Eriksen, Townsend (Lamela 73 ‘), Soldado
Fiorentina: Tatarusanu, Savic, Rodriguez, Basanta, Mati Fernandez, Borja Valero (Badelj 78 ‘), Pasqual (Alonso 66’), Joaquin, Pizarro, One, Gomez (Ilicic 84 ‘)