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Ipswich 0-1 Spurs XI

Posted on 3 August 2010  - 12:00

All the action from our Spurs XI's 1-0 friendly win at Portman Road on Tuesday night.

Ipswich 0-1 Spurs XI

All the action from our Spurs XI's 1-0 friendly win at Portman Road on Tuesday night.

We'll have a full report and more pictures later.


Added time: 2mins.

87.06: Great move involving Pavlyuchenko, Parrett and Kane ended with Smith's cross finding Byrne, whose shot was deflected wide.

79.12: SAVE - ALNWICK. Counago into Lambe, left channel, Alnwick got his angles right to block with outstretched left foot.

75.33: Half a chance for Ipswich as Ainsley's corner landed at feet of Lambe, smashed snapshot well wide.

74.20: SAVE - ALNWICK. Play straight up the other end, Stead rolled into Lambe who struck well from the right angle of the box, Alnwick got it right to tip around the post.

73.48: SAVE - LEE-BARRETT. Pavlyuchenko carried the ball across the 18-yard line, clipped pass into Parrett who lashed at goal from 16 yards, fortunately for Lee-Barrett straight at him and he was able to beat away.

73.22: SUBS - SPURS. Byrne and Kane for Carroll and Livermore.

70.45: Alnwick dived out at full stretch to gather Cawley's low cross.

70.02: More good defending from Brown, this time sliding in to deny Mason after Obika slipped him in.

69.43: CHANCE - SPURS. Carroll rolled ball into Obika, who turned away from Brown but lashed over.

68.54: Kaboul drilled free-kick from 22 yards into the defensive wall.

65.59: SUB - SPURS. Dawkins for M'poku.

65.41: CLOSE - SPURS. Mason's piledriver too hot to handle for Lee-Barrett, Obika first to loose ball, diving header just wide.

60.11: GOAL - SPURS. Pavlyuchenko's 25-yard strike took a big deflection off Hourihane and nestled nicely in the corner with Lee-Barrett stranded.
Ipswich Town 0, Spurs XI 1

59.15: SAVE - LEE-BARRETT. M'poku's inswinging cross from the right looked to have the keeper in trouble, quick feet to backtrack and tip over.

56.45: Kaboul up well to meet Mason's cross, looped header onto roof of the net from 14 yards.

56.23: Obika darted into the box from the left, Brown there again to intercept cross as Mason waited to tap home six yards out.

55.17; Great crossfield pass right to left from Parrett to Pavlyuchenko, who controlled on his chest before hitting instant volley into side-netting.

53.47: M'poku twisted and turned his way into the box, eventually down under O'Connor's challenge, nothing doing though in terms of penalty.

53.24: Obika's run in box halted by Brown, poor clearance though straight to Carroll, low cross cut out and cleared.

8.47pm: We get the game re-started.

Half-time: SUB - SPURS. Butcher for King.

8.45pm: Teams on way back out.


43.39: M'poku floated cross in for Pavlyuchenko at far post, couldn't get enough on header to trouble Lee-Barrett.

42.42: Good move from home side, Martin made progress then Cawley squared to Ainsley, drove over from right corner of box.

41.14: Mason 25-yarder spilled by Lee-Barrett but gathered at second attempt.

35.37: SAVE - ALNWICK. Ipswich broke away down the right, Murray, right side of box, tight angle, hit piledriver to near post that Alnwick had to be on his toes to turn away.

34.34: OFF LINE - SPURS. From the corner, Kaboul up well to meet Mason's outswinger, header didn't have great power but would have nestled in corner but for Lambe on the line.

33.53: Good move involving Parrett, Obika, Mason and Smith ended with Smith's cross headed out for corner.

31.30: Not too much happening in terms of goalmouth action at the moment, both teams looking to play football, neither keeping hold of possession.

22.37: Martin's deflected free-kick forced Alnwick into action for the first time, comfortable save.

18.04: Obika cut inside Ainsley before dragging shot wide from 20 yards.

15.22: Parrett high and wide from 30 yards, but good spell for the lads.

13.53: SAVE - LEE-BARRETT. Pavlychenko rifled shot in from left corner of the box, Lee-Barrett at full stretch to beat away diving to his left.

13.28: Parrett central to good passing move, wide to Smith, Brown forced into diving header away from dangerous cross.

10.04: SAVE - LEE-BARRETT. Mason managed to skip past Hourihane's flying challenge and released Pavlyuchenko, left channel, Lee-Barrett out quickly to block with legs.

7.21: M'poku fizzed a 25-yarder wide from central area.

5.51: CHANCE - SPURS. Fantastic low cross from Carroll from the left, into the 'corridor of uncertainty' between goalline and six-yard line, Obika failed to make contact. Certain goal otherwise.

7.45pm: Ipswich get the game underway.

Ipswich Town (4-4-2): Lee-Barrett; Ainsley, Brown, Eastman, O'Connor (Griffiths, 73); Lambe, Cawley, Hourihane (Stead, 61), Martin (Dunbar, 61); Murray (Counago, 61), Healy (Clark, 46). Subs: McLoughlin.

Spurs XI (4-2-3-1): Alnwick; Smith, Kaboul, King (Butcher, 46), Carroll (Byrne, 74); Parrett, Livermore (Kane, 74); Mason, M'poku (Dawkins, 66), Obika; Pavlyuchenko. Subs: Ranieri, Oyenuga, Durojaiye.