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Spurs 4-1 Monaco - the key stats

Posted on 10 December 2015  - 22:00

The stats that mattered from Thursday night's 4-1 win against Monaco in the Europa League.


As it stands - The 4-1 win means we top Group J and go into the seeded pot for the last 32 draw - which takes place on Monday.

Group J final standings - Spurs 13 points, Anderlecht 10, Monaco 6, Qarabag 4.

Goals v Monaco - Erik Lamela (2mins, 13 and 37), Tom Carroll (77).

Shooting boots - Both teams had 16 efforts at goal (including blocks). We fired eight on target to Monaco's two.

Possession - We marked up 62% possession over the 90 minutes.

Passing game - We completed 490 of 558 passes, Monaco completed 266. Kieran Trippier and Nabil Bentaleb completed 97% of passes attemped.

Yellow peril - Nabil Bentaleb was our only booking, Monaco had three yellows (Dirar, Wallace, Toulalan).

Night of firsts - 1 - Erik Lamela scored the first half-trick of his career.

Night of firsts - 2 - After seven substitute appearances including his debut in the FA Cup against Burnley last season and six appearances off the bench this term, Josh Onomah made his first senior start for the club.

Night of firsts 3 - Tom Carroll scored his first senior Spurs goal in his 32nd appearance for us.

Night of firsts 4 and 5 - Nabil Bentaleb made his first appearance since August and Nacer Chadli his first since October 17 as both players returned from injury.

Line-ups: Spurs (4-2-3-1) - Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Wimmer, Davies, Carroll, Dier (Bentaleb 42), Lamela (Chadli 62), Onomah, Clinton (Alli 79), Son. Substitutes (not used): Vorm, Carter-Vickers, Townsend, Kane.

Monaco (4-3-3) - Subasic, Dirar, Wallace, Toulalan, Elderson, Moutinho (Lemar 46), Bakayoko, Pasalic, Silva (Diarra 65), Traore (Mbappe 56), El Shaarawy. Substitutes (not used): Nardi, Carvalho, Mexique, N’Doram.

Referee - Ivan Bebek (Croatia).

Attendance: 34,122.