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Tottenham vs Sporting Champions League result, final score and reaction after Kane strike ruled out

Tottenham vs Sporting Champions League result, final score and reaction after Kane strike ruled out

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur's final shot salvaged the draw to 1-1 in the match against Sporting in order to put the London team in the lead the Champions League Group D but it could have been better had Harry Kane's last shot was disallowed by the referee on Wednesday.

The victory for Spurs could have secured them a place in the final 16 with one game remaining and they believed they had secured it with just the final goal of the game, when Kane shot in from close range following Emerson Royal's cross-field kick.

It was a cause for celebrations, but then the celebrations turned into a rage after a VAR review which lasted for several minutes, ruled the goal out as offside. This triggered an outrage of Spurs director Antonio Conte who was shown a red card amid chaos,statement by online sports betting.

I believed that because it went backwards , and then hit an opponent, it was different type of play, Tottenham's Matt Doherty stated of the decision that caused many to scratch their heads. I'll need to go through the rules book. Some of us aren't sure of what took place.

The result leaves Tottenham in the top spot of a close group with eight points. The other two teams are Sporting along with Eintracht Frankfurt, who beat Olympique de Marseille, on seven points. Marseille are currently on six points.

Spurs are likely to be able to qualify for the final 16 if they don't lose to Marseille on Tuesday. Sporting hosts Frankfurt and also require to score a point to secure an automatic qualification for the knockout stage. Sporting were the more dominant team during the first half . They scored the opening goal within the second minute of the game, thanks to the former Spurs players Marcus Edwards.

Tottenham had a huge improvement after the break, and pounded with shots at the Sporting goals in the hunt for a goal, with goalie Antonio Adan putting in a few saves to keep his team's advantage.

Sporting replacement Flavio Nazinho missed two excellent chances to make the points secureThe first was goal was a free kick - and then in the 80th minute those mistakes proved to be even more costly when Tottenham scored a goal to draw level.

Ivan Perisic swung in a corner before midfielder Bentancur went up to the top of the pitch, soaring high enough to power through Adan. There was some drama to be had with Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris forced into a fantastic stop to block substitute Fatawu Issahaku's goal. Kane's goal was disallowed, which meant Sporting completed the game in a good way in their quest for the last 16 place.