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KEY ACTION: STEVENAGE 1, SPURS 3

Posted on 7 July 2007  - 12:00

All the action from Saturday's 3-1 win against Stevenage Borough in our first friendly of pre-season at Broadhall Way.

All the action from Saturday's 3-1 win against Stevenage Borough in our first friendly of pre-season at Broadhall Way.

THE KEY ACTION...

Final score: Stevenage Borough 1, Spurs 3

Added time: Two minutes.

87mins: SUB - SPURS. Hughton for Daniels.

86mins: SUB - SPURS. Riley for Ifil.

84mins: Great skills and quick feet from Taarabt, who managed to get past about five defenders before being crowded out in the box.

80mins: SUB - SPURS. Livermore for Murphy.

76mins: SAVE - KETTERIDGE. Keane carried ball from right to left and rolled to Taarabt, he drove into box but Ketteridge up to it again, blocking with legs.

74mins: SUB - SPURS. Maghoma for O'Hara.

72mins: Good defending from Mills to head clear dangerous cross from Batt aiming for Sealey.

68mins: SUB - SPURS. Barcham for Bent.

67mins: GOAL - SPURS. Taarabt 25-yarder squirmed under body of Ketteridge and into corner.
Stevenage Borough 1, Spurs 3

66mins: CLOSE - SPURS. Ifil on the overlap, Keane dummied pass for Murphy who curled just over.

65mins: CLOSE - SPURS. Keane rolled into Taarabt, left side of box, cut onto right foot and curled just wide.

63mins: SAVE - KETTERIDGE. Keane found Malbranque, right side of box, shifted onto right foot but Ketteridge there to beat out curler.

62mins: SUB - SPURS. Mills for Rocha.

61mins: SAVE - KETTERIDGE. O'Hara break from deep, slipped pass into Keane, he beat Arber before hitting powerful shot that Ketteridge blocked with his legs.

57mins: SAVE - KETTERIDGE. Best move yet, quick passing between Bent, Keane and Malbranque ended with Bent teeing up Keane 12 yards out, sidefoot looked set for goal but Ketteridge managed to deflect wide.

51mins: CHANCE - SPURS. Malbranque one-two with Keane down the right, cut back for Bent who didn't quite get hold of it and Ketteridge saved diving to his left.

50mins: CLOSE - SPURS. Murphy and Malbranque involved before Kenae laid into Bent, had to take it quickly and angled drive a foot wide.

46mins: GOAL - SPURS. Bent onto Malbranque's throughball, pace to reach it, clipped over Ketteridge as he came out and home.
Stevenage Borough 1, Spurs 2

Half-time: Stevenage complete 11-man change - listed below - no Spurs changes.

Half-time: Stevenage Borough 1, Spurs 1

43mins: GOAL - STEVENAGE. Cole low cross from left, Allen controlled, spun and drove low into corner from eight yards.
Stevenage Borough 1, Spurs 1

41mins: SAVE - JULIAN. Taarabt in oceans of space again, beat Gaia and lashed shot at goal that Julian tipped over at full stretch.

39mins: Body swerve from Cole gave him space to drill shot from 20 yards block by Rocha for another corner.

37mins: Allen quick turn and shot blocked by Rocha for corner, Cerny out to collect corner.

35mins: Allen free-kick into wall, Lewis follow up volley deflected wide.

28mins: SAVE - JULIAN. Keane hacked down by Henry on edge of box, picked himself up and aimed curler towards top left corner that Julian did well to tip over at full stretch.

26mins: Fine touch from Bent released Taarabt down right channel, rolled it back to Bent on edge of box, low hit from the striker straight at Julian.

25mins: Quick feet from Taarabt centrally, one-two with Keane and plenty of space in front, had Bent in support but opted to shoot from 25 yards, good low hit but no trouble for Julian.

22mins: Good angle for Stevenage free-kick, left side of box, 20 yards out, Nutter curled over wall but Cerny read it and saved easily.

18mins: GOAL - SPURS. Keane slotted home coolly from the spot.
Stevenage Borough 0, Spurs 1

17mins: PENALTY. O'Hara did well to keep move alove down left, Bent shrugged of Henry, played one-two with Keane and was brought down by the defender. Penalty awarded.

11mins: Cole drove in low cross from left, taken easily by Cerny at near post.

3mins: Malbranque won possession on half-way, fed Bent, he lofted pass to Keane who flashed volley over.

2mins: Ifil broke into box, right-hand side, cut back to Keane who angled curler just wide from edge of box.

1min: Lewis fired in first shot, fielded comfortably by Cerny.

3.02pm: We've kicked-off at Broadhall Way.

THE LINE-UPS

Stevenage Borough 1st half: Julian, Fuller, Nutter, Lewis, Henry, Gaia, Lawson, Allen, Hakim, Miller, Cole.

2nd half: Ketteridge, Batt (Hadge, 87), Bradshaw, Molesley, Oliver, Eames, Dobson, Sealey, McMahon, Cruise, Arber.

Spurs: Cerny, Ifil (Riley, 87), Daniels (Hughton, 87), Rocha (Mills, 62), Gardner, Murphy (Livermore, 80), Malbranque, O'Hara (Maghoma, 72), Taarabt, Keane, Bent (Barcham, 67). Unused sub: Forecast.