A Tottenham side missing Gareth Bale and fellow Londoners Chelsea will be seeking to book quarter-final berths in the Europa League on Thursday, but the Blues will have to do things the hard way after a first-leg defeat at Steaua Bucharest.
Gareth Bale stretches for the ball against Inter Milan on March 7, 2013. Spurs appear bound for the last eight after whipping a pale Inter side 3-0 at White Hart Lane, but they will need to do it without the suspended Bale.
Rafael Benitez's men lost 1-0 in Romania but, having recovered from two goals down at Old Trafford to earn an FA Cup replay at the weekend, they will be hoping for a similar comeback at Stamford Bridge.
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