Tottenham Hotspur have taken the lead in the 11th minute of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Brentford, thanks to a pinpoint cross from under-fire star Sergio Reguilon.
Eric Dier shifted the ball to the summer’s signing from Real Madrid, with Reguilon left in plenty of space deep on the left-wing.
The Spaniard made Brentford pay for that oversight as he controlled the ball, looked up and picked out the brilliant surging run of Moussa Sissoko with a wonderful delivery.
The ball evaded Ethan Pinnock with Sissoko capitalising by steering the ball into the top corner after.
Reguilon’s assist shows that he’s not let his off-the-field trouble hinder his performances on the pitch, the ace broke strict Covid-19 guidelines to enjoy a star-studded Christmas celebration alongside teammates Erik Lamela and Giovani Lo Celso, as well as West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini.
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Moussa Sissoko nods home Sergio Reguilón’s ball to give the Premier League side the lead
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Reguilon’s actions were a particular kick in the teeth to Jose Mourinho, who heartwarmingly gifted the full-back a cracking cut of meat thinking he’d be alone on Christmas, the Athletic report that Spurs have since fined their rule-breaking trio.
Mourinho’s side haven’t relented after the early opener, they now look firmly in control of their Championship counterparts and destined for a spot in the Carabao Cup final.
Reguilon actually featured for Spurs on December 27 against Wolves.