Tottenham Hotspur conveniently beat LASK Linz 3-0 in their Europa League bunch stage opener on Thursday night in north London.
Spikes began splendidly and discovered their opener in a matter of seconds before the 20-minute imprint when debutant Carlos Vinicius squared for his Brazil compatriot Lucas Moura, who beat LASK guardian Alexander Schlager for the early lead.
Gareth Bale, showing up and first beginning since joining Spurs borrowed from Real Madrid, helped the hosts twofold their lead 10 minutes after the fact when his cross was diverted into the LASK objective by protector Andres Andrade to make it 2-0.
“We went out there today and did a great job. We were solid and threatening and the most important thing in these games at the start is to get the three points,” Bale said.
LASK verged on jumping on the scoresheet quickly before half-time, however Joe Hart made a quality spare from Andreas Gruber’s very much struck shot to save Tottenham’s two-objective lead going into the break.
Tottenham added a third to take care of the game in the 84th moment when Vinicius scored his subsequent help to set up substitute Son Heung-min to leave Spurs on Group J in the wake of making sure about each of the three focuses.