Dele Alli shows his frustration at being substituted as Tottenham lose Champions League final
Dele Alli shows his frustration at being substituted by throwing water bottle across dugout as Tottenham lose Champions League final to Liverpool
- Tottenham lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final in Madrid
- Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi scored in each half to earn the victory
- Spurs midfielder Dele Alli was substituted for Fernando Llorente on 82 minutes
- The England international showed his anger by hurling a water bottle
The midfielder was withdrawn on 82 minutes for Fernando Llorente with his side 1-0 down following Mohamed Salah‘s second-minute penalty.
As he departed, Alli made his feelings clear by hurling a water bottle across the dugout.
Dele Alli vented his anger at being substituted in Tottenham’s Champions League final loss
The midfielder was caught throwing a water bottle across the dugout after being hooked
Things got worse minutes later as Divock Origi fired in the decisive second goal to ensure Alli remains trophy-less since moving to north London in 2015.
The final in Madrid couldn’t have started any worse for Spurs, who fell behind after just two minutes when Moussa Sissoko conceded a penalty for handball.
The midfielder had his arm outstretched and referee Damir Skomina showed no hesitation in pointing to the spot after just 21 seconds.
Both teams struggled to show any fluency in stifling heat at the Wanda Metropolitano, and Alli’s anger boiled over when he was hooked.
Tottenham threw caution to the wind in the final minutes with Llorente on the pitch but it was Liverpool who finished the victors, claiming their sixth European Cup.
The midfielder, like his team-mates, struggled to make a telling contribution during the match