Tottenham Hotspur’s dramatic comeback in the ongoing International Champions Cup clash against Barcelona ended in defeat as the Spanish Champions won the game via spot kicks.
Munir El Haddadi gave the Spanish champions the lead with a fine headed goal.
Before the Catalans went two goals up courtesy of a well drilled shot from new signing Arthur. The Brazilian sensation joined the Spanish club this summer from Gremio.
Denmark’s Christian Eriksen came close to reducing the deficit when his free-kick hit the woodwork of the post.
Spurs pulled one back through the South Korean Heung Min-Son after he pounced on an Eriksen blocked shot.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men completed the comeback through winger George Kevin-Nkoudou who was on hand to tap into the net following a goal-mouth scramble.
Barcelona eventually won the tie 5-3 on penalties after converting all their spot-kicks and goalkeeper Jasper Cillesen saving from Spurs midfielder Anthony Georgiou.
Tottenham continue their pre-season preparations as they look to improve on their third-place finish from last season when the new Premier League campaign begins.