The “Biggest Cheat” – Twitter Goes Berserk Over Spurs’ £10m Star Last Night

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Jan Vertonghen was the man who made the headlines in Spurs 3-1 victory over Dnipro, despite Emmanuel Adebayor being the two-goal hero that sent Spurs through.

Spurs overturned a two-goal deficit to progress through to the last 16 of the Europa League, but it was not a game without controversy.

Dnipro were reduced to ten men with the scores at 1-1 on the night after Jan Vertonghen went down after a collision with Roman Zozulya, with the Dnipro goalscorer being sent off for a headbutt.

Replays suggested that the referee called it correctly, but Twitter was not overly enamoured with Vertonghen’s reaction to the contact made. Here are some of the top reactions from the social networking site:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SEEN THE TWEETS? NOT ENOUGH? IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS WITH THIS VERTONGHEN STAT

Jan Vertonghen has won all eight of his headed duels in the Europa League this season and has recorded a 94% passing accuracy in his six European appearances.

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