Sporting scored two late goals to pull off an upset against Tottenham

Sporting scored two late goals to pull off an upset against Tottenham

LISBON, Portugal – Sporting scored in the 90th minute and then in stoppage time to beat Tottenham 2-0 on Tuesday and open the Champions League group stage.

Both goals came from substitutes – Paulinho and Arthur Gomes – as Tottenham slumped to their first defeat of the season in all competitions.

Paulinho headed the near post from a corner to give the Portuguese side the lead, having spent most of the game under pressure and trying to target Tottenham in response.

Gomez sealed the win when he finished a solo run down the left wing and fired past Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham opened Group D with a 2-0 win over Marseille last week but only after conceding late goals with the French side down to 10 men.

Sporting opened with a 3-0 away win over Eintracht Frankfurt.

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