Erik Lamela’s resurgence continued in Monaco but a late Stephan El Shaarawy header meant Tottenham had to settle for a 1-1 draw in the principality yesterday. Chadli set up Dele Alli, who was denied by Danijel Subasic.
Tottenham Hotspur looked to ride a string of strong matches as they squared off against Monaco in preliminary Europa League play. But this summer was changed a lot and they have new team, full of young talents.
Belgium now face two crucial clashes with Andorra and Israel which will decide their Group B fate and the Parkhead centre-back believes he can force his way into Wilmots plans if he produces against the Hoops’ Europa League opponents when they visit Glasgow later this week.
BT Sport also confirmed that British teams involved in this year’s biggest continental competitions – Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Celtic, Liverpool, and Tottenham – will be broadcast at least once free-to-air.
Sakho, 25, will play on 17 September against Bordeaux as the club begin their Europa League campaign, according to manager Brendan Rodgers, who also claimed Liverpool are eager to offer the former Paris Saint-Germain defender a new contract.
Liverpool drew their opening Europa League Group B match against the Ligue 1 side Bordeaux 1-1 at the Matmut Atlantique stadium. However, his impressive performance in the Europa League draw at Bordeaux led to some encouraging comments by manager Brendan Rodgers.