Tottenham did every little thing other than rating on Tuesday night as they have been held to a goalless draw with German facet Eintracht Frankfurt.
Either side had loads of pictures, with Spurs seeing the higher alternatives, however of the 23 pictures on aim the 2 groups managed, simply 4 of these have been truly heading in the right direction.
Spurs have been on prime within the opening levels, with Emerson Royal trying notably harmful inside the primary jiffy, however Frankfurt grew into the sport and even had the primary actual alternative of the match as Sebastian Rode strike wanted scrambling away by the Spurs defence.
Harry Kane and Son Heung-min started clicking, with the previous seeing a pleasant strike from distance whistle large of the put up.
The pair linked up once more 5 minutes earlier than the break and this time it was Son who fired large, with Spurs trying harmful in flashes and nearly asserting their dominance towards a Frankfurt facet who additionally had quite a lot of good moments throughout a reasonably even first half.
As was the case within the first interval, Frankfurt had the primary probability of the second half. Ansgar Knauff ran on to a pleasant ball from Djibril Sow however needed to stretch to attach with an acrobatic shot which Hugo Lloris handled pretty comfortably.
Son then fired over following a poor cut-back from Richarlison, and persevering with the development of by some means not hitting the goal, Jesper Lindstrom skied his strike after some unconvincing work from the Spurs again line.
The half-chances stored flying in, with either side doing greater than sufficient to attain a aim however by some means failing to interrupt the impasse.
Because the clock ticked on the tempo slowed down, with either side seemingly blissful to take a share of the factors.
GK: Hugo Lloris – 6/10 – Stable along with his arms however continues to be terrifying with the ball at his toes.
CB: Cristian Romero – 7/10 – Good and strong on the again. Flashed some good tempo to maintain up with Frankfurt’s forwards.
CB: Eric Dier – 7/10 – Did a formidable job of main his defence, screaming at them to push forwards and get extra concerned. Performed some attractive passes.
CB: Clement Lenglet – 8/10 – Stored Kolo Muani very calm down the left. Continues to appear like a shrewd signing.
RM: Emerson Royal – 7/10 – An excellent response to his derby day catastrophe. Appeared actually threatening down the fitting and recurrently discovered himself in acres of house going forwards.
CM: Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg – 6/10 – His passing limitations proceed to be a little bit of an issue for Spurs. Did not get a lot fallacious and did properly to stroll on eggshells after being proven a harsh yellow card within the first half.
CM: Rodrigo Bentancur – 5/10 – Discovered it arduous to get into the sport and did not actually exert the extent of management you’d anticipate from him.
LM: Ivan Perisic – 6/10 – Deserves a better score as he made some wonderful runs which went unspotted by his teammates. A bit of sloppy when he did get the ball within the closing third.
AM: Richarlison – 6/10 – Some good strikes, dropping deep to attempt to hyperlink issues up, though his sloppy first contact slowed issues down greater than they wanted to be.
AM: Son Heung-min – 7/10 – Performed a lot nearer to Kane and clearly benefited from that link-up play. Appeared an actual risk however maybe a little bit sloppy within the closing third.
ST: Harry Kane – 6/10 – Had a subtler position as he spent extra of his time successful the bodily battle towards the Frankfurt defence and making an attempt to arrange these round him. An actual shift and unlucky to not get something from it.
SUB: Ryan Sessegnon (72′ for Perisic) – 7/10 – Had some good moments down the left. Bought concerned nearly instantly.
SUB: Ben Davies (78′ for Lenglet) – 6/10 – Did not get entangled too usually.
SUB: Bryan Gil (78′ for Richarlison) – 6/10 – The odd good flash.
Supervisor: Antonio Conte – 7/10 – The entrance three performed far nearer collectively on this one than they’ve accomplished this season, and the fluidity was clear to see. Cannot fault the techniques for Spurs’ struggles in entrance of aim.