Antonio Conte experienced a disappointing return to the Tottenham dugout as his side were knocked out of the Champions League by AC Milan.
Spurs’ evening was summed up by Conte staying booed by his very own lovers and Cristian Romero’s sending off late in the goalless draw at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Conte was welcomed back to the touchline for the 2nd time subsequent his gallbladder medical procedures before in the yr.
He did make a comeback formerly but overestimated his recovery, with Wednesday night’s activity observing him make a whole return.
Nonetheless, Spurs were unable to utilise his skills and development to the Champions League quarter-finals, ending the evening with ten adult males and a – draw, and get rid of 1- on aggregate.
Argentine defender Romero was a person to especially struggle as he picked up an early yellow card for a rash challenge on Rafael Leao.
Matters would be manufactured even worse late on in the second 50 % when he was supplied his marching orders for a 2nd yellow card right after his significant tackle on Theo Hernandez.
Spurs ended up loudly booed at half time immediately after an uninspiring to start with half and the residence group made the same thoughts known at the close also.
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Conte’s choice to carry on defender Davinson Sanchez late on as Spurs searched for a critical intention was also satisfied with boos from the followers.
Romero’s sending off was the most noteworthy event of a night that was lacking in good quality in the final 3rd.
Junior Messias’ spurned effort from a nicely-worked absolutely free-kick program in the initially half was the closest possibly aspect came to scoring, before Harry Kane’s header in the latter levels.
Neither facet had been convincing on the night time, but Milan’s efforts from the very first leg have secured their spot in the quarter-finals.
The final result indicates Spurs’ wait around for their initial trophy since 2008 will have to go on even for a longer time.