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Posted on 20 December 2006  - 12:00

All  the action from Wednesday night's Carling Cup quarter-final victory against Southend United at the Lane.

All the action from Wednesday night's Carling Cup quarter-final victory against Southend United at the Lane.

Martin Jol made five changes - Paul Stalteri, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Michael Dawson, Danny Murphy and Mido come in for Pascal Chimbonda, Lee Young-Pyo, Ledley King, Hossam Ghaly and Dimitar Berbatov. Berbatov is on the bench alongside returning Edgar Davids.


Danny Murphy starts on the left of midfield, Teemu Tainio right, Tom Huddlestone and Steed Malbranque centrally.

1min: Huddlestone free-kick from left met by Davenport at far post, ball scrambled away.

3mins: Gower in space on the left, decent cross heading for Eastwood, Davenport important glancing header away.

10mins: SAVE. First save of the night, Assou-Ekotto whipped a free-kick over the wall from 20 yards, heading inside the near post, Flahavan took cleanly.

12mins: Best move yet, Tainio wide to Stalteri, back inside to Malbranque who hit fierce drive from 20 yards straight at Flahavan.

13mins: SAVE. Tricky one for Robinson as Gower cut in from left, hit dipping right-foot shot from 20 yards that keeper had to take on the bounce, did so comfortably.

22mins: WOODWORK. Good work from Defoe down the left, picked out Mido 12 yards out, swivelled to volley and hit underside of the bar, ball bouncing clearly in front of the line and out to safety.

24mins: SUB - SOUTHEND. Clarke for injured Prior.

26mins: CLOSE. Stalteri cross from the right, Murphy ghosted in between defenders to glance header inches wide of far post.

29mins: YELLOW CARD - SOUTHEND. McCormack for dissent.

30mins: Dawson looked a little shaken after crashing into Flahavan going for a 50-50 from Huddlestone's free-kick from the left. Needed treatment but came back on.

34mins: SAVE. Defoe onto Assou-Ekotto's cross from the left, decent header on target, Flahavan even better save to claw out diving to his right.

39mins: Huddlestone thunderous volley blocked by McCormack, Murphy's shot then deflected just wide for corner.

42mins: Good progress from Mido down the left, cross inches over Defoe at near post.

43mins: BLOCK. Great defending from Stalteri to deny Campbell-Ryce after Eastwood\'s shot fell to the Southend man in the box, got shot off but Stalteri over to deny him.

Added time: Gower tried his luck from distance, decent hit but always curling wide.

Half-time: Spurs 0, Southend United 0

48mins: SAVE. Tainio rolled ball wide to Malbranque, hit shot with outside of his right foot, Flahavan took well diving to his right.

50mins: Patient build-up ended with Stalteri rifling shot just over from 25 yards.

51mins: CHANCE. Davenport's huge clearing header, Defoe managed to get wrong side of Sodje, sharp chance with bouncing ball as Flahavan charged out, flicked it over the keeper but also wide of the target.

56mins: SUB - SPURS. Davids for Tainio.

58mins: Huddlestone blasted 30-yarder into Paxton Road.

64mins: Assou-Ekotto deep cross went all the way to Malbranque at far post, hit on full volley well wide.

66mins: SAVE. Huddlestone disguised pass to Murphy, he ran a few yards before striking low drive that Flahavan got down to well to his right.

68mins: YELLOW CARD - SOUTHEND. Hammell for foul on Stalteri.

74mins: CLOSE. Corner on the right taken short, Hammell cross met at far post by Sodje, header back across Robinson and inches wide - Eastwood also flying in not too far away.

80mins: Davids fine pass wide to Assou-Ekotto, good cross aiming for Berbatov, Clarke there to make interception and Flahavan picked up pieces.

83mins: Campbell-Ryce sight of goal central, 25 yards out, shot blocked by Dawson and out for corner.

89mins: SAVE. Best yet from Flahavan, Huddlestone free-kick floated in from the left, Mido met with glancing header to top corner but the keeper tipped over at full stretch.

Added time: PENALTY? Loud appeals as ball appeared to strike Hunt on the arm, referee waved away.

Full-time: Spurs 0, Southend United 0


93mins: Maher allowed room in midfield, drove just wide from 25 yards although Robinson had it covered.

95mins: Assou-Ekotto break down the left, inside to Berbatov, left channel of box and tightly marked by Sodje, could only shoot tamely at Flahavan.

104mins: Stalteri's long crossfield pass went all the way through to Assou-Ekotto, drilled ball across goal, just cleared Defoe at far post.

Extra-time, half-time: Spurs 0, Southend United 0

106mins: Davids spread play to Malbranque, cross on target for Berbatov but Sodje there to flick away.

111mins: SAVE. Flahavan important fist away as Dawson looped header from Huddlestone corner towards far corner.

112mins: CHANCE. Malbranque deep cross went over Hunt's head to Mido, snapshot deflected wide.

113mins: SUB - SOUTHEND. Hooper for Campbell-Ryce.

114mins: GOAL - SPURS. At last! Berbatov sent Mido away down left, low cross slid in by Defoe inside six-yard box.
Spurs 1, Southend United 0

115mins: CHANCE. Malbranque cross from right picked out Berbatov, free header eight yards out straight at Flahavan.

117mins: SUB - SOUTHEND. Francis for McCormack.

117mins: CHANCE. Berbatov, left channel of box, cut onto right foot but struck wide.

118mins: Bradbury header on target but hit his own player in Eastwood.

118mins: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. Stalteri for foul on Gower.

Extra-time, full-time: Spurs 1, Southend United 0


Spurs: Robinson, Stalteri, Assou-Ekotto, Dawson, Davenport, Malbranque, Murphy, Huddlestone, Tainio (Davids, 56), Mido, Defoe. Cerny, YP Lee, Gardner, Berbatov.

Southend United: Flahavan, Hunt, Prior (Clarke, 24), Gower, Maher, Eastwood, Bradbury, Sodje, Campbell-Ryce (Hooper, 113), Hammell, McCormack (Francis, 117). Subs: Welch, Paynter, Hooper.


Referee: Mr P Dowd. Assistants: Mr G Beales, Mr A Garrett. Fourth official: Mr R Beeby.