Spanish lesson for Tottenham
Published 29/07/2010 | 22:52
Champions League hopefuls Tottenham suffered a 4-1 defeat in their pre-season friendly at home to Spanish side Villarreal.
Harry Redknapp's side were caught cold early on at White Hart Lane as former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi scored two first-half goals.
The Spurs boss rang the changes at half-time and saw Giovanni Dos Santos pull a goal back for his side. However, a deflected Rossi strike and Marco Ruben's late goal secured a resounding win for the Yellow Submarine.
A hugely inexperienced Chelsea XI went down 5-1 at Wycombe.
Jon-Paul Pittman was the star of the night at Adams Park as he scored a four-minute hat-trick.
Chelsea, whose seniors are about to depart on a trip to Germany, fielded a side in which Franco Di Santo and Scott Sinclair were the only familiar faces.
Wigan concluded their Austrian tour with a 0-0 draw against Turkish side Genclerbirligi in Klagenfurt at lunchtime.