Berbatov effort not enough as Spurs fail in shootout

Tottenham have been knocked out of the UEFA Cup on penalties after their 1-0 win at PSV Eindhoven.

As an eventful game looked set to end goalless, but Dimitar Berbatov met Pascal Chimbonda's cross with a brilliant first-time volley in the 82nd minute to leave the tie deadlocked.

PSV had last weekend to rest after a police strike meant their clash against Ajax was called off, while Spurs were playing their way back into form against West Ham.

They scored four against a Hammers team in freefall but, as they found at White Hart Lane, the Dutch champions were a more stubborn outfit.

It was Berbatov's moment of brilliance, in the 82nd minute that sent the game into extra-time. He met Chimbonda's driven cross with a first-time volley on the edge of the area that left Gomes with no chance.

Gomes had to tip over from Bent's header as Spurs chased a winner.

In the shootout, Jermaine Jenas and Chimbonda failed to get past PSV keeper Gomes to end coach Juande Ramos' hopes of back-to-back UEFA Cup victories this season.

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