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Tim Sherwood's prospects of remaining in the Tottenham Hotspur manager's job long-term were not helped as his side lost 3-1 at home to Benfica in their Europa League last 16, first leg on Thursday. 

Benfica's Spanish striker Rodrigo (2nd R) scores his team's opening goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first leg football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Benfica at White Hart Lane in north London, on March 13, 2014

Portuguese league leaders Benfica extended their unbeaten run to 24 matches and made it nine consecutive wins in all competitions with a victory that was given to them by a goal from Rodrigo and a Luisao brace, with Christian Eriksen pulling one back for the hosts.

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