first_imgON the night Spurs paid tribute to their greatest striker, they saw how badly they need one.Tottenham celebrated Jimmy Greaves’ 80th birthday as Leipzig celebrated victory in this Champions League last 16 first leg tie.5 Timo Werner’s penalty handed RB Leipzig a 1-0 win over SpursCredit: AFPTimo Werner’s second half spot kick means last season’s beaten finalists have another mountain to climb if they are to reach the latter stages again this time.And without a striker they will have to climb it with effectively both hands behind their backs.Still it could have been worse. Much worse.One goal was scant reward for Leipzig’s dominance and with his main frontmen Harry Kane and Son Heung-min sidelined with long-term injuries, it is difficult to see how Spurs boss Jose Mourinho canturn this tie around in Germany in three weeks’ time.How Tottenham could do with a Greavesy right now.The Lilywhites’ legendary marksman netted 266 goals in 379 appearances in just over eight years for the club between December 1961 and March 1970.He also played for Chelsea and West Ham and his final total of 357 goals is more top-flight strikes than any other player.5 The Liverpool target netted to leave Spurs scrambling for a place in the quarter finalsCredit: EPAHis family attended the game last night – where Kane presented them with a gift before kick-off.Quite what the old master would have made of it is anybody’s guess.For Mourinho, his players and Tottenham it was worrying as their lack of cutting edge prevented them from getting a real foothold in the match.Still, at least Tottenham fans were treated to a new light-show inside the stadium before kick-off.It must be comforting for Spurs followers to know that while their club failed to land an out-and-out striker in the January, they did manage to sign an electrician.Furious Dele Alli Slams His Boots Down after being subbed off for Tottenham against RB LeipzigYou could not help but wonder if Spurs stars were dazzled by the bright lights as they made a trance-like start.And they were lucky not to fall behind as Leipzig created four excellent chances in the opening NINETY SECONDS.First, Czech striker Patrik Schick drilled a shot wide from the edge of the area.Then after Timo Werner had seen his close range effort cannon off Spurs defender Davinson Sanchez, former Manchester City loanee Angelino’s shot ricocheted off Hugo Lloris’ leg and onto the post – not that the Spurs keeper knew much about it.And when the Germans switched play to the other flank, Werner’s shot was smothered by Lloris at his near post.Shell shocked Spurs struggled to get out of their own half in the opening stages.5 Lucas Moura led the line but was unable to find a way throughCredit: AFPWhen they did finally manage to get into Leipzig’s box, Steven Bergwijn’s shot was parried by keeper Peter Gulasci, whose only first-team appearances in a previous five-year stint at Liverpool came on loan spells at Hereford, Tranmere and Hull.It proved to be only a brief respite as Leipzig went close again before the break when Schick headed wide from a corner and Werner had another shot saved by Lloris.The game was halted at the start of the second half when Leipzig fans threw toilet rolls onto the pitch.This was not in response to Tottenham’s first-half display – but a protest against rising ticket prices.Spurs then created their best chance of the night so far when Serge Aurier’s cross into the box was flicked towards goal by Lucas Moura.Gulacsi got down well to keep it out and unfortunately for Mourinho, Bergwijn skewed the rebound wide.Tottenham were looking stronger than they did before the break, but they fell behind when Ben Davies sent Konrad Laimer crashing to the ground as he tried to intercept Werner’s ball into the box.Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir pointed to spot and Werner netted the resulting penalty to give Leipzig the edge in the 57th minute.It was no more than the visitors deserved and they could have had a second moments later when Werner brilliantly dummied Angelino’s ball inside, but Schick’s shot was turned away by Lloris.5 The likes of Giovani Lo Celso were left frustratedCredit: Getty ImagesMost Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’Mourinho took action by subbing Gedson Fernandes and Dele Alli with Tanguy Ndombele and Erik Lamela.Dele looked far from happy as he stormed past his manager – who did not even glance at him – to the dugout where the player took his frustrations out on a water bottle and then one of his boots as he threw each to the ground in fury.Back on the pitch, Giovani Lo Celso was proving to be Tottenham’s biggest goal threat as he went close with a long-range shot and then a free kick, which Gulacsi did well to tip onto the post and away for a corner.5 Jose Mourinho knows his side must score at least once in GermanyCredit: Getty ImagesWhy are RB Leipzig players wearing different coloured sponsors on their shirts against Tottenham in Champions League?last_img read more

first_imgeTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Design: 4/5 ★★★★It’s a little brown and beige. It feels, sometimes, like the hotel isn’t quite sure of its own design. The lobby is art deco meets pop art, which I adore, and the restaurant Steak & Lobster is sleek yet rustic. The bedrooms, however, are more muted.I’m sure there’s an argument that muted tones are better for sleep, but the multiple shades of brown in the standard rooms weren’t for me.In the deluxe suite, which I stayed in, there were big pops of red that delighted the eye. In other rooms I’ve seen, you can get aquamarine velvet crushed sofas.Service and Amenities: 5/5 ★★★★★Perfect service. Reception staff were smiling and cheery, and other guests clearly felt welcomed. The bartenders were informed and helpful with suggestions. And, even though us two were perhaps the first two at breakfast, the early morning didn’t break their positivity.The gym is small, perhaps, but well air-conditioned and the machines looked very well maintained.Check in and check out was a breeze.Breakfast: 5/5 ★★★★★Buffet with a la carte options. Great array well set-out. If you think many hotels offer a buffet service like this, this one does it a little better. The fine meats were well-cooked and there were a plethora of vegetarian options.Ranking of Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street: 5/5 ★★★★★If you need a London hotel in the centre of it all with great transport links, then the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street hotel is a great choice.More info on Radisson Blu’s website.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street hotel in London Would you want to stay in the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street hotel? center_img The British Museum. The biggest theatres of London’s West End. The LGBTI bars of Soho.The Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street hotel is at the centre of the most important sights in London.Sitting next to the quiet boutiques, the four star deluxe hotel feels like it’s in the middle of everything.I stayed here at this Radisson Blu hotel on Thursday 2 August, and I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.I needed a place in central London to crash before heading to St Pancras for an early morning Eurostar to Amsterdam.And it was a comfortable, easy space that I will easily recommend to friends and family who need a place to stay in the capital.Location: 4/5 ★★★★★If you’re looking for central London, welcome to the perfect place. With top spots on your doorstep, there’s enough to do in a mile radius to keep you busy for a week.The only thing it felt like it as missing was views. I stayed on the seventh floor, the quietest and ‘exclusive’ place. It looked onto a bunch of low-rise apartments. This is fine, and it was certainly quiet. I imagine if you had the space, the quiet and the location, as well as views, the price would be doubled.LGBT life: 5/5 ★★★★★LGBT nightlife is five minutes away. On a hot summer’s day my partner and I enjoyed a beer in The Yard and fled into the well-conditioned basement of Friendly Society.There are a ton of options in Soho.Room: 5/5 ★★★★★Large bathroom, big comfortable bed, and all the amenities you can ask for. I’m an insomniac and I had a perfect night’s sleep. GAYSTARNEWS- Quiiki celebrates 10 years in the LGBT business5 LGBTI-friendly hotels perfect for a city escape to StockholmPuerto Vallarta Tourism Chief: Visit to become one of us, you will be safe!Read the full article on Gaystarnews:  : read more