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Gareth Bale: Player Rating and Performance vs Wolfsberger

The Welshman grabbed a goal and an assist in a fairly comfortable Europa League win for Jose Mourinho's Tottenham

8:49pm on Thursday 18th February 2021
Cameron Smith

Gareth Bale has struggled for form and consistent minutes on his return to Tottenham, but he displayed his class against Wolfsberger in the Europa League.

The Lilywhites came away 4-1 winners, and with that advantage, plus four away goals, a place in the next round has almost already been wrapped up.

Jose Mourinho will just be hoping that Bale can replicate this form in the Premier League for the rest of the season.

📷 Gareth Bale: Match Snapshot:

With Harry Kane not in the travelling squad, Bale needed to step up, and finally make his mark on this Tottenham team, with a goal and an assist, he certainly did this.

⏱️ 13’ After a sequence of passes, Bale finds himself in space on the right hand side of the penalty box, and the Welshman's pinpoint right-footed cross is headed into the far corner by Heung-Min Son.

⏱️ 28’ Bale again finds himself in space down the right, but instead of crossing this time, he chops inside, sending the defender sliding across the turf, before firing it past Alexander Kofler in the Wolfsberger goal.

〽️ Bale: Rating Week-on-Week:


Bale came off after 64 minutes, but his 8.0 FC Rating far exceeded his last outing against Manchester City, where he scored only a 6.1 FC Rating and, in fact, it was his best performance of the season for Tottenham. His previous best came against Brighton in November, where he scored 7.3.

🗝️ Key Stats

Bale match stats

FC Rating8
Mins Played64
Shots On Target2Rank =#1
Pass Accuracy100%Rank #1
Touches in the box5Rank #2
Crosses5Rank =#2

What Next?

Tottenham now face West Ham on Sunday afternoon, with a place in the top four still up for grabs.

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