Villas-Boas Not Blaming Spurs Players After Shoot-out Failure

Tottenham Hotspur failed to advance into the next stage of Europa League after being eliminated by Basel via penalty shoot out as both sides shared a 4-4 aggregate over the two legs being played. Despite their failure in that shoot out, Spurs tactician Andre Villas-Boas refused to put blames on any of his players, stating that they have already prepared their best shooter but it’s never easy to face the real thing.

Villas-Boas also revealed that Spurs have prepared for any potential shoot-out as they regularly practiced it, but it’s hard to replicate similar mental stated that players are feeling when the real situation occur.