Photos: Tottenham striker Kane looks shattered while Sissoko takes a tumble

Tottenham's Harry Kane looks dejected

Images from Tottenham Hotspur's defeat in Gent.

Tottenham's Harry Kane looks dejectedTottenham's Harry Kane looks dejected

Harry Kane's pained expression said it all as Tottenham Hotspur slumped to a disappointing loss in Gent.

A third away performance in succession without a goal, Tottenham looked lethargic and never really got going.

While they are still in a good position to progress with the home leg still to play, previous results at Wembley suggest it is far from a certainty.

Kane looked like a defeated man as he slumped to the turf during the defeat, and he was not the only Tottenham player to be floored.

Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko in actionTottenham's Moussa Sissoko in action

Expensive flop Moussa Sissoko took a tumble in the first half, part of yet another disappointing individual display.

He was substituted off after 70 minutes - although replacement Georges-Kevin N'Koudou offered little, touching the ball only 10 times.

Tottenham's Georges-Kevin Nkoudou in action with Gent's Thomas FoketTottenham's Georges-Kevin Nkoudou in action with Gent's Thomas Foket

Kane was not the only Tottenham player pictured lying on the turf, with key man Dele Alli striking a similar pose.

Tottenham's stars need to pick themselves up for the weekend's FA Cup game against Fulham, but whether the likes of Alli and Kane should be sat out is a decision Mauricio Pochettino needs to make.

Tottenham's Dele AlliTottenham's Dele Alli

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