In the 25th minute, the first good action occurred. Erik Lamela got in between the opponents, but the ball only rebounded from the right post after his attempt.
Harry Kane got his hands on the ball and opened the scoring with a shot into an empty net. There was no further play until the halftime break when the English led 1-0.
Both teams produced one good action in the first twenty minutes of the second half. Bruno Petkovic reached the left post first, then Steven Bergwijn found the left corner with a shot. Dominik Livakovi, on the other hand, had no trouble catching the ball.
The visitors’ defenders made a critical error in the 70th minute. Kane took advantage of the situation, scoring for the second time in this match with a close-range shot.
Gareth Bale scored from a free-kick thirteen minutes later, but the goalkeeper saved the day.
Tottenham beat Dinamo Zagreb 2-0, bringing the Roosters one step closer to progressing to the next round. The rematch is set for March 18th.