Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 2 Basel

Match info: Europa League - Quarter Final at White Hart Lane

Date: 04/04/2013 KO: 20:05 Ref: M Mazic Att: 32,136

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers

Tottenham

Gylfi Sigurdsson 58
Emmanuel Adebayor 40

2
vs
2

Basel

Valentin Stocker 30
Fabian Frei 35

FT (ht: 1-2)

  • Last Updated: April 3 2013, 13:57 BST

Tottenham will be without striker Jermain Defoe for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie with Basle at White Hart Lane on Thursday night.

Defoe: Facing 10 days on the sidelines
Defoe: Facing 10 days on the sidelines

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas confirmed Defoe, 30, is likely to missing for up to 10 days after sustaining a muscle injury, but said it was not a recurrence of the muscle tear he suffered last month. The injury will also rule Defoe out of Sunday's Premier League clash with Everton, and possibly the return leg against Basle.

Villas-Boas said: "Jermain has a muscle injury which is going to take him out of the next two games definitely and maybe Basle away.

"If he can't make Basle away he should be fit for Man City.

"It's a big blow. It's on the same muscle that he had a small tear last month. It's on the other side now and it's a big miss as he represents a lot for us."

Sandro and Younes Kaboul (both knee) remain sidelined but goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is available after recovering from the knee problem that ruled him out of the weekend victory over Swansea, although Brad Freidel has been preferred in the Europa League campaign since Lloris became first choice in the Premier League.

Tottenham squad: Lloris, Friedel, Walker, Naughton, Gallas, Dawson, Caulker, Vertonghen, Assou-Ekotto, Lennon, Holtby, Livermore, Dembele, Carroll, Parker, Huddlestone, Sigurdsson, Bale, Dempsey, Adebayor.


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