PHOTOS: Players taken off the pitch at Tottenham v Partizan due to three separate pitch invaders

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Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League clash against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane was temporarily abandoned because of three separate pitch invaders.

Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League clash against Partizan Belgrade at White Hart Lane was temporarily abandoned in the 40th-minute because of three separate pitch invaders.

The first, who entered the pitch on 22 minutes with the score 0-0, not only only managed to get some selfies with players but also evade security for well over a minute before eventually being caught.

Two more arrived in quick succession towards the 40th-minute, before the referee was forced to temporarily abandon the game, with the players heading back into their respective dressing rooms.

The two teams re-emerged from the tunnel shortly afterwards to finish the first-half, with the game staying at 0-0.

According to the ITV broadcast, which was relaying information from the stadium security, the trespassers came from the Tottenham end, but each pitch invasion was prompted by a cue given by a fan in the Partizan area on a mobile phone.

It's since been revealed that the stunt was part on an ambush marketing campaign, with all three wearing the same white, branded t-shirt.

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