LASK vs Tottenham: Karamoko denies Spurs maximum points with 93rd-minute strike

LASK vs Tottenham: Karamoko denies Spurs maximum points with 93rd-minute strike

- LASK vs Tottenham shared the spoils at the end of their Europa League fixture

- Karamoko scored a late minute goal that handed the home team a lifeline ahead of their last group game

- Jose Mourinho's men will need to get at least a draw to seal their passage to the next stage of the competition

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Tottenham Hotspur's hope of advancing to the next stage of the Europa League was shattered through Mamoudou Karamoko's 93rd-minute goal.

The 21-year-old made no mistake to launch a superb strike to earn his side a point against the North Londoners at the Linzer Stadium.

And they are third on Group J table with seven points after five matches - three points behind Jose Mourinho's men as they head into the last group game next week.

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Peter Michorl broke the deadlock for coach Dominik Thalhammer's men three minutes before the referee sounded the whistle for half time.

LASK vs Tottenham: Karamoko denies Spurs maximum points with 93rd-minute strike
LASK vs Tottenham: Jose Mourinho spotted walking off the pitch with heads down. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein.
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His shot from about 30 yards beats bounced before Joe Hart and went straight into the net with about five Spurs defenders unable to rescue the situation.

Gareth Bale restored parity for the visitors in the added minutes of the opening half to ensure they remain in contention for the maximum points.

Heung-Min Son handed the Premier League outfit the lead for the first time in the meeting with a superb solo run having received a sumptuous pass from Tanguy Ndombele in the 56th minute.

The 23-year-old found Son who was already in position to take off in-between two LASK players and outran his opposition before placing the ball into the bottom left corner of the post.

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Six munites from time, Johannes Eggestein restored parity for the home team through a powerful shot just at the tip of the 18-yard box.

Hart made attempt to stop the ball but his hand was not strong enough to parry the ball out of goal-range.

Embattled Dele Alli put Tottenham ahead for the second straight time as the game edged towards the final whistle but a lovely goal from Karamoko with the help of Reinhold Ranftl ensured both teams shared the spoils in the end.

Mourinho's men needed just one more point to seal their passage to the next stage of the championship as the Portuguese manager hopes to win silverware for his team.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Curtis Jones' lone strike two minutes before the hour mark was all Liverpool needed to secure their passage to the Champions League knockout stage.

The victory saw the Premier League outfit maintain their top position on the Group G table with 12 points after their fifth match.

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