Tottenham Hotspur are left with work to do of their last Europa Convention League group recreation after they endured an embarrassing night in Slovenia.
Antonio Conte’s recorded his first loss since taking on from Nuno Santo as his aspect had been agonisingly crushed by NS Mura within the last minutes of the sport.
Tommy Horvat fired in a world-class opener from lengthy vary for the house aspect after simply 11 minutes earlier than Spurs wing-back Ryan Sessegnon acquired his marching orders for 2 calamitous and rash yellow playing cards by the Thirty first-minute mark.
Within the second half, the Italian made huge modifications and it appeared to have paid off when his pair of substitutes Lucas Moura and Harry Kane mixed for an equaliser within the 72nd minute.
Did Sessegnon let Spurs down in Slovenia?
However with seconds left on the clock, Amadej Marosa powered by Spurs’ messy backline to sentence them to a stunning, stunning loss.
Sessegnon, who was massively talked up by Conte throughout the pre-game build-up, badly let the supervisor and his aspect down along with his erratic short-lived show.
“I can’t wait to see his efficiency as a result of he’s a proficient participant, very younger with nice house for enchancment,” the 52-year-old told reporters in his press convention.
There have been loads of superlatives used to explain his purple card from the press, starting from “daft” by soccer.london’s Alasdair Gold to “stupid” by the Night Normal’s Dan Kilpatrick however maybe essentially the most correct got here from The Athletic’s Charlie Ecclesshare, who claimed it was “really needless.”
Certainly, it was. And the 21-year-old gem may have all of it to do to persuade his supervisor that he could be trusted once more this marketing campaign.
As per SofaScore, Sessegnon was graded at an abysmal 5.1 score – comfortably the worst of any participant on the pitch – and through his 36 minutes, he managed solely eight passes and 16 touches, fewer than even goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini (19 passes, 25 touches).
He additionally misplaced 80% of his 5 duels, exhibiting simply how a lot he struggled with the lowly Slovenian minnows.
After being talked up a lot forward of kick-off after which named as a starter just a few days prematurely, the England U21 worldwide very a lot let Conte down, so it might be a shock to see him concerned once more anytime quickly.
An absolute nightmare and catastrophe night for the younger lad.
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