Insights from the UK and beyond
from Reuters Soccer Blog:
I've seen quite a lot of soccer in my time but never have I attended a match as crazy as Inter Milan v Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Wednesday.
For those who missed it, here's a very quick rundown of the main incidents.
1. Spurs fans were so happy to be playing at the holders in the famous San Siro on their Champions League debut. They made more noise on the Milan metro going to the game than any other set of fans I can recall.
2. Javier Zanetti, 37, scored his first goal since Feb. 2008 to put Inter 1-0 up inside two minutes. He was stunned to score and forgot how to celebrate.
3. Spurs keeper Heurelho Gomes conceded a penalty and was sent off on eight minutes but either refused to go off or didn't understand. The referee had to show him a second red card after chatting with his goalline assistant. Guess that doesn't mean he gets banned twice...