It was a mixed night for England's trio of contenders in the Europa League on Thursday, with Chelsea winning their quarter-final first leg while Tottenham Hotspur were held to a draw and Newcastle United lost in Portugal.
Tottenham Hotspur's midfielder Gareth Bale is stretchered off after getting injured during the Europa League quarter-final football match against Basel at White Hart Lane on April 4, 2013. The game ended 2-2
Chelsea are in a strong position against Russian side Rubin Kazan after winning the first leg 3-1 at Stamford Bridge, but Tottenham have work to do following a 2-2 draw with Basel at White Hart Lane.
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