Dele Alli scored a superb overhead kick as Tottenham cruised into the Europa League last 16 with an 8-1 aggregate win over Austrian side Wolfsberger.
Spurs were already in control of the tie following a 4-1 first-leg victory and quickly asserted their authority at home with Alli’s spectacular effort.
It was in keeping with an impressive performance by Alli, who was at his creative best to also lay on two goals.
Carlos Vinicius scored twice, either side of a Gareth Bale effort.
No team in Uefa Cup or Europa League history has overturned a three-goal deficit from the first leg at home to progress and Wolfsberger never threatened to do so here.
Spurs could have had more, with Vinicius coolly rounding goalkeeper Manuel Kuttin before Gustav Henriksson cleared off the line.
Vinicius did get his goal with a back-post header from Alli’s smart cross, while substitute Bale lashed into the top corner from the Englishman’s through ball.
Striker Vinicius added his second and Tottenham’s fourth to complete the rout after good work from 16-year-old Dane Scarlett.
Jose Mourinho’s side will find out who they face in the next round during Friday’s draw.
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RZ Pellets WAC
- 2DohertyBooked at 36minsSubstituted forLavinierat 74′minutes
- 4AlderweireldBooked at 77mins
- 33DaviesBooked at 65mins
- 17SissokoSubstituted forJohnat 82′minutes
- 11LamelaSubstituted forBaleat 69′minutes
- 20AlliSubstituted forScarlettat 81′minutes
- 23BergwijnSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 69′minutes
- 45Alves Morais
- 7Son Heung-Min
- 27Lucas Moura
RZ Pellets WAC
- 22BaumgartnerBooked at 61minsSubstituted forGiorbelidzeat 65′minutes
- 27NovakSubstituted forPavelicat 45′minutes
- 17StratznigSubstituted forRnicat 79′minutes
- 24WernitznigBooked at 63mins
- 4ScherzerSubstituted forPericat 65′minutes
- 11VizingerSubstituted forJoveljicat 45′minutes
- Matej Jug
Match ends, Tottenham Hotspur 4, RZ Pellets WAC 0.
Second Half ends, Tottenham Hotspur 4, RZ Pellets WAC 0.
Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Christopher Wernitznig (RZ Pellets WAC).
Dane Scarlett (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Mario Pavelic (RZ Pellets WAC).
Foul by Carlos Vinícius (Tottenham Hotspur).
Guram Giorbelidze (RZ Pellets WAC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Manuel Kuttin.
Attempt blocked. Dane Scarlett (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Bale with a through ball.
Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 4, RZ Pellets WAC 0. Carlos Vinícius (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Dane Scarlett.
Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Nile John replaces Moussa Sissoko.
Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Dane Scarlett replaces Dele Alli.
Attempt missed. Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Lucas Moura.
Marcel Lavinier (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Guram Giorbelidze (RZ Pellets WAC).
Substitution, RZ Pellets WAC. Nemanja Rnic replaces Kai Stratznig.
Foul by Lucas Moura (Tottenham Hotspur).
Michael Liendl (RZ Pellets WAC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) is shown the yellow card.