Tottenham fans react on Twitter as Spurs duo Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen help Belgium to victory

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur (R) with Jan Vertonghen celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

The Tottenham defenders had a quiet shift for Belgium as the nation (eventually) ran out convincing winners over San Marino.

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur (R) with Jan Vertonghen celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

A number of Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen's displays for Belgium in the Euro 2020 qualifying win over San Marino on Friday night.

The Spurs duo started for the Red Devils at the Stadio Olimpico di Serravalle, starting either side of Jason Denayer in a three-man defence, and had a relatively quiet shift as the hosts mustered just seven efforts, three on target (BBC Sport).

 

It proved a little more tricky further up the pitch for the Belgians, however, as the breakthrough did not come until just before half time, and not from open play either as Michy Batshuayi scored a penalty awarded for Mirko Palazzi's handball.

However, things were relatively more straightforward after the interval as Nacer Chadli then set up a Dries Mertens tap-in before adding a third himself from six yards out, and Batshuayi added an injury-time fourth with a header.

Tottenham congratulated their two players on Twitter for their role in the win and some Spurs fans took to social media to give their thoughts:

Belgium have won all five games so far and are eight points clear of third-placed Kazakhstan, and their next game is away to Scotland - who lost 2-1 to Russia - on Tuesday.

Belgium's defender Jan Vertonghen (L), Belgium's forward Romelu Lukaku (C) and Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld talk during the warming up before the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-...

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