Goals from Jan Vertonghen in the first half and Jermain Defoe in the second period gave us a 2-0 win, but the hard-working hosts made life difficult for us.
FC Sheriff: Tomic; Balima, Metoua, Samardzic, Paye; Moyal (Furdui, 69), Stanojevic; Ricardinho, Cadu (Fernando, 84), Henrique; Isa (Paireli, 88). Subs: Stajila, Scripcenco, Celstino,
Spurs: Lloris; Naughton, Chiriches, Vertonghen, Fryers (Dawson, 33); Dembele, Sandro (Holtby, 76); Lamela (Chadli, 61), Eriksen, Lennon; Defoe. Subs not used: Friedel, Holtby, Sigurdsson, Adebayor, Soldado.
Yellow cards: FC Sheriff - Stanojevic; Spurs - Chiriches.
Goals: Spurs - Vertonghen (12), Defoe (75).
Referee: Mr L Liany (Israel).