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But there is no time for the visitors to take advantage of that. Full time at White Hart Lane and it's all square. 2-2.
Salah, the arguable player of the match, is replaced by Degen, the twin brother of the former Liverpool player.
The impressive Streller is replaced by Zoua.
Corner comes to nothing. Cabral replaces Die in a Basel switch.
Salah's runs continue to cause problems for Spurs, as Parker is booked for sliding in, leaving a good shooting opportunity for Basel.
That is Holtby's last contribution to the game as he is replaced by Dempsey.
Dawson had replaced Ekotto just before the goal.
GOAL - Sigurdsson equalises!!!
Dylan writes: 'Hi mate. Indeed, tottenham first half performance is absolutely shocking. Gallas isn't good enough. Caulker should come on. I'm def happy with Ade goal and I think lenon should play on the right wing and Mousa should take his normal position center mid to bring the ball through the defense to reach Ade or Bale or else. Got to score two or three more goals which not impossible.'
Neil writes: 'Whilst it has been a shocking first half display I believe we can put in a good shift and come out fighting, the first 20 minutes of the second half will be crucial and could possibly decided the tie COYS!'
Charlotte writes: 'still believe spurs can come out of this match with a win #COYS'
Gino writes: 'Hi, Why or why does AVB keep picking W. Gallas who is way way past his sell by date and the reason why we keep losing so many goals in Europe. While he plays we have Caulker and Dawson on the bench. It doesnt make sense. Luckly we are only 1-2 down half time and hopefully get it right second half.'
As you can imagine, the odds have changed considerably on the outcome of this match after that first half. Spurs are now 9/4 to win, as is the draw while Basle have been cut to 11/10. One of the half time priceboosts is a 3-3 draw, priced at 14/1. Visit www.skybet.com to place your in-game bets.
Chris writes: 'Tottenham's first half performance was SHOCKING. They need to improve in the second half or this could get embarrassing!'
That's the end of the first half.
GOAL - Adebayor pulls one back for the hosts!!!
GOAL - 2-0 to Basle!!! Frei the goalscorer!
GOAL - Stocker scores for Basle!!!
Gallas is booked for a needless foul on Streller, gifting Basle a good crossing opportunity.
Lennon is forced to come off, he is replaced by Sigurdsson.
Rafee writes: ''With Bale in great form Spurs have a great chance tonight but don't forget Basel they are good team as well and they will give a good game to Spurs surely but Spurs have just too much quality...3-0 to Spurs & of course Bale to get a couple'
David writes: 'Watching live here in israel. A bit worried about the degfensive formation, excepting vertinghen, gallas too slow and the two full backs prone to making stupid mistakes. But if we take the game to them, we should force it tonight with a 3 goal victory. Holtby to score his first for tottenham and adebayor to come good'
Conor 'Bassline Junkie' writes: 'Spurs win 3-1, Bale getting a brace, with Adebayor grabbing one as well.'
Jack writes: 'I think keeping the clean sheet is almost as important as scoring tonight. Going for 1-0 to Tottenham, Holtby or Bale. #COYS'
Jason writes: 'Spurs to win by 2 goals,bale scoring both,we have a great chance to win this trophy,c.o.ys.'
Chris writes: 'This match should be a cracker this evening. Tonight's match will be difficult for Tottenham but if their best players produce the goods, then I'm sure they'll march on to victory. Scoreline prediction: Tottenham 3-0 FC Basel'
Gisby writes: 'spurs need to score a few goals early and then cruise and rest key players for the weekend #COYS'
'Chelsea News' unsurprisingly writes: 'Spurs to lose tonight! Reckon it will be a hard game for them; Spurs 1 - 3 Basel'
Adam writes: 'Tottenham should learn from their Inter fiasco and force the game tonight, I see goals but one for Basel: 4-1 please #COYS'
Frank writes: 'anything less than a 3-0 scoreline would be dissapointing in my mind, clear favs, Ade get on the sheet!!#COYS #THFC'
Will writes: 'i reckon a spurs 3-0 win tonight and a bale hat trick :-) COYS'
I think Spurs will win this game but can also see Basle nicking a goal. 3-1 is my tip, which is available at 11/1. You can increase that to 28/1 if you back Bale to net the first goal of the game as well. That has also been enhanced by Sky Bet prior to kick off.
As expected, Spurs are well fancied for this one and are priced at 4/9. Basle are the 13/2 outsiders while the draw is available at 100/30. Priceboosts include Tottenham to win 3-0 (10/1) and Alexander Frei to score first and the game to be drawn 1-1 (70/1).
Ronen writes: 'I reckon spurs will win they are doing well in the europa league and are looking for a trophy'
Jamie writes: 'spurs to get an early goal and to win 2-1 #COYS'
AVFC-49ERS writes: 'Tottenham should cruise at home but Basel do have a goal in them 3-1 to #thfc but Basel to lead'
Marwar writes: 'I hope Basel make the spuds run all night long and make them so tired that they loose at the weekend so we (arsenal) can leap frog them for forth!!!!!'
Sammy writes: 'Even though defoe is out, I think spurs have too much quality when attacking and they will win 4-0 bale 2 lennon 1 and vertonghen 1'
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