Holtby admits he hadn't heard of Spurs' opponents when the draw was first made.
He said: “When the draw was made I didn’t know where it was, to be honest. I thought they were from Northern Ireland.
“I only heard of it 20 minutes before we arrived. I got told it was a country within Moldova.
“That’s a new one on me but a good experience to take with me and it has improved my geography.
“I can tell my grandchildren that I played in a part of Moldova that isn’t Moldova.”
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