League Cup: Spurs 1-0 Sheff Utd

Andros Townsend’s penalty ensured Tottenham will go into the second leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final with an advantage over Sheffield United.

Spurs had been frustrated by the League One side before Jay McEveley’s needless handball in the 74th minute gave them a spot-kick, which Townsend converted.

Townsend and Emmanuel Adebayor missed the target for Spurs when well placed and Eric Dier also had a header saved.

The Blades did not hit the target and need a two-goal win in the second leg.

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