Last Updated: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:47
Panathinaikos forward Quincy Owusu-Abeyie was surprised at the lack of pace on show from Tottenham in the 1-1 Europa League draw.
The Dutch born Ghanaian international is an Arsenal academy product who spent three seasons with the club before Arsene Wenger allowed him to join Spartak Moscow in 2006.
The 26-year-old could not understand how Spurs failed to utilise their wealth of pace across the pitch at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.
The English side put up a strong performance in the first half which saw them go in at the break a goal up courtesy of captain Michael Dawson.
However the second half told a different story when Andre Villas-Boas' side struggled to get going and were pegged back late on when Toche scored the equaliser to take a share of the points.
"We'll take it as one point gained I think," Quincy reflected.
"We expected it to be a difficult game and we knew we would have to work hard as a team against Tottenham, as they are a great side.
"They have a team full of pace so it is difficult to explain why the tempo was slow today. Perhaps they wanted to play a slower-paced game and this worked to our advantage in the second half."
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