Emmanuel Adebayor on Target as Tottenham See Off Schalke in Pre-season Friendly

Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado netted a goal each as Tottenham registered a 2-1 friendly win over Schalke.

updated: August 10, 2014 12:29 IST
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Tottenham Hotspur's Emmanuel Adebayor, left, and FC Schalke's Felipe Santana battle for possession of the ball during their pre-season friendly.

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London: Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor was on the scoresheet as Tottenham concluded their preparations for the new Premier League season with a 2-1 friendly win over Schalke on Saturday.

Adebayor's 29th-minute goal and a 66th-minute effort from much-maligned strike partner Roberto Soldado ensured new Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino enjoyed a winning debut at White Hart Lane following his pre-season move from Southampton.

Pochettino, who replaced the sacked Tim Sherwood, arrives with a reputation for producing sides who play entertaining football and there were enough positive moments against Schalke to offer hope of a bright future under the Argentine coach.

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