(EFE) – Tottenham will have to significantly improve their performance if they want to fulfill the role of top favorite of the UEFA Conference League, after starting their career in the third continental competition this Thursday with a gray draw (2-2) on their visit to the Rennes field French.
The match could not have started better for the English team, which at 11 minutes was already leading the score (0-1) thanks to an own goal from central defender Loic Bade, who introduced a cross from Brazilian Lucas Moura into his goal.
A goal that seemed to wake up Rennes, who completely took over the match against the passivity of a Tottenham who was worthless the presence in the starting eleven of their great star, striker Harry Kane.
The local dominance found its prize in the 23rd minute with a goal from midfielder Flavien Tait, who made it 1-1 with a precise and powerful shot from the edge of the area.
The draw did not appease the ambition of the French team, who continued to seek Tottenhan’s goal throughout the first half, albeit without success.
His lack of success ended in the 72nd minute with a goal by Gaetan Laborde that turned the scoreboard (2-1) after taking advantage of a rebound by Italian goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini after a shot from the Ganés midfielder Kamal Sulemana.
When everything seemed against Tottenham, in which Spanish international Bryan Gil played the ninety minutes, the figure of the Danish Pierre-Emil Hojberg emerged, who established the final 2-2 in the 76th minute that prevented the defeat of the Portuguese Nuno Espirito Santo.