Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela (centre) shoots  on goal against Sheriff Tiraspol’s  at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Tottenham 2 Sheriff 1A first Tottenham goal for Erik Lamela and a record-breaking penalty from Jermain Defoe secured safe passage into the knockout ro(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s Lewis Holtby congratulates Jermain Defoe after he opened the scoring in the Europa League game against  Anzhi Makhachkala  in Ramenskoye, outside Moscow. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Anzhi Makhachkala 0 Tottenham 2: Jermain Defoe is one goal away from Martin Chivers’s club record European haul of 24 after helping Tottenham to a com(...)