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SPURS 2, INTER 1

Posted on 30 July 2006  - 12:00

All the action from Sunday's friendly as Teemu Tainio's double toppled Serie A giants Inter Milan at the Lane.

All the action from Sunday's friendly as Teemu Tainio's double toppled Serie A giants Inter Milan at the Lane.

THE KEY ACTION FROM THE LANE...

8mins: Maicon forward from right-back, 25-yarder flew wide.

8mins: Play straight up other end as Routledge and Keane combined to play in Tainio, right channel of box, did well to cross bouncing ball but Toldo there to gather.

10mins: Berbatov went down under Cesar's challenge in box but as play paused for a decision, Berbatov picked himself up and passed to Davids, he squared to Tainio who did well to hit volley from edge of box, deflected wide.

11mins: Huddlestone went flying in for diving header from Keane's driven cross, angled effort just wide.

13mins: Fantastic whipped cross from right by Keane somehow evaded Tainio, Berbatov and Defoe at far post.

19mins: Quick interchange of passes between Defoe and Huddlestone before Huddlestone slid pass in to Berbatov who spun away from marker only for Marino to slide in and block.

19mins: SAVE. From corner, Dawson's header caused havoc, Toldo punched clear but straight back out to Keane on the right, he controlled and lashed a volley back that the keeper did well to punch clear.

23mins: SAVE. Lovely cross from Stankovic on the left perfect for Martins to attack, headed down but Cerny there to tip away.

27mins: Pizarro played in Cesar down right, cross heading for Stankovic before Dawson's vital flick away.

29mins: Ambitious effort from Dacourt flew over.

32mins: SAVE. Davids long pass picked out Berbatov, he nodded down for Keane to strike first-time volley from 30 yards that Toldo tipped around the post diving to his right.

35mins: Keane's free-kick from central position, 30 yards out, straight at Toldo.

36mins: GOAL - TAINIO. Davids picked out Tainio 30 yards from goal, he controlled and hit low shot that deflected off Marino past stranded Toldo.
Spurs 1, Inter Milan 0

40mins: Marino followed unfortunate own goal by smashing half-cleared corner into top tier of Paxton Road.

43mins: GOAL - MARTINS. Cerny parried Maicon's 25-yarder and Martins, following in, tapped home rebound.
Spurs 1, Inter Milan 1

Half-time: Spurs 1, Inter Milan 1

Half-time: SUBS - SPURS. Fulop for Cerny.

Half-time: SUB - INTER. Solari for Marino.

50mins: Defoe controlled Routledge pass and turned away from Dacourt in same movement, low left-foot shot from 20 yards didn't trouble Toldo.

59mins: CLOSE. Davenport between defenders at far post to meet Keane's free-kick, headed just wide.

62mins: SUB - SPURS. Ghaly for Huddlestone.

65mins: Stankovic dragged shot wide from 25 yards.

69mins: Martins turned and hit early dipper from 30 yards that sailed a couple of yards wide.

72mins: SUB - SPURS. Ziegler for Defoe.

79mins: GOAL - TAINIO. Cracker from Tainio - won the ball in the right-back position, sprinted forward fully 50 yards and then curled home with his left foot from 20 yards.
Spurs 2, Inter Milan 1

82mins: SUB - INTER. Choutos for Cesar.

82mins: SUB - SPURS. Murphy for Keane.

89mins: CHANCE. Great build up involving Tainio, Murphy and Routledge ended with Ghaly stepping past Cordoba on the edge of the box but electing to square to Ziegler rather than shoot himself, Ziegler fired into side-netting.

Full-time: Spurs 2, Inter Milan 1

Line-ups: Spurs: Cerny (Fulop, 46), Routledge, Assou-Ekotto, Huddlestone (Ghaly, 62), Dawson, Davenport, Tainio, Davids, Keane (Murphy, 82), Berbatov, Defoe (Ziegler, 72). Subs: Gardner, Barnard, Ifil.

Inter Milan: Toldo, Cordoba, Maicon, Zanetti, Stankovic, Samuel, Pizarro, Cesar (Choutos, 82), Marino (Solari, 46), Dacourt, Martins. Subs: Carini, Slavkovski, Bonucci, Fautario, Belajd, Andreolli.