Tottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson believes that the Europa League trip to Slovenian outfit NK Maribor could represent the perfect opportunity for his side to get over the disappointment of their 4-2 defeat to Chelsea in their last Premier League outing.
That defeat, their first since the opening day of the season under Andre Villas-Boas, left White Hart Lane a little flat particularly after the Lilywhites had stormed back to take the lead early in the second-half.
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“I think it will be very important to get these three points even though we are playing away from home,” said Sigurdsson. “We know they are good at home so we’re looking forward to the game. We want to bounce back after the game against Chelsea as well so three points will be very important to us.”
Villas-Boas’ men have targeted success in the Europa League this season, a competition their manager won while in charge Porto in 2011, but have made an unconvincing start to their Group J campaign with two draws from two games.
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