Basel lose a 2-goal lead at Tottenham as Parker misses a sitter

Tottenham 2 – Basel 2 (Europa League quarterfinal 1st leg, April 4, 2013) (Alternative highlightsValentin Stocker finished off a decisive Basel attack on the half hour as Spurs’ defence were easily prised open. Spurs fell 2-behind five minutes later when Fabian Frei was given the freedom of the box to head home a corner. Spurs got back in the tie in the 40th when Emmanuel Adebayor followed up Parker’s initial shot to half the deficit. Scott Parker somehow managed to miss an open goal from three yards out. Tottenham levelled before the hour when Gylfi Sigurdsson’s deflected shot beat Sommer.

GIF: Scott Parker drags an shot wide in front of an open goal v Basel.

GIF: Andre Villas Boas’ head in hands reaction to Scott Parker’s massive miss v Basel.

GIF: Gylfi Sigurdsson’s deflected leveller v Basel.

Gareth Bale gets taken out late on against Basel, Spurs star leaves on a stretcher.

GIF: Spurs star Gareth Bale suffers nasty-looking ankle injury v Basel.

Darren Anderton reviews Tottenham’s 2-2 draw with Basel & the Gareth Bale injury.

Interview: Andre Villas Boas doesn’t think that Gareth Bale will be out of action for too long.