Tottenham Hotspur vs. Hull City: 6 Things We Learned

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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Hull City: 6 Things We Learned
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Capital One Cup heroes Brad Friedel, Harry Kane and Kyle Walker celebrate their penalty shootout defeat of Hull City.

Tottenham Hotspur beat Hull City 8-7 on penalties on Wednesday to progress to the fifth round of the Capital One Cup, where they will face London rivals West Ham United at home.

The match went to spot-kicks following a captivating 2-2 draw that had seen both teams hold the lead.

Gylfi Sigurdsson put Tottenham in front with a brilliant long range strike in the first 20 minutes before a Brad Friedel own goal saw Hull equalise.

In extra time Paul McShane headed the Tigers in front before substitute Harry Kane leveled with a finely struck shot from the edge of the penalty box.

Aaron McClean and Erik Lamela both had penalties saved, forcing the shootout into sudden death. After Kyle Walker scored Spurs' eighth from the spot, Friedel dived right to deny Ahmed Elmohamady and send Spurs through.

Read on for some takeaways from Wednesday night's clash.

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