Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that skipper Steven Gerrard will face at least four weeks on the sidelines
Spurs manager Villas-Boas praised his players for their winning performance against Anzhi.
"The professionalism of the players to play the game was excellent and we were able to give a good standard to our play," AVB said.
"We created lots of attacking chances and it was pleasing on the eye."
An inspired two-touch finish from Lewis Holtby.
One more for Soldado and he bags his first hat-trick for Spurs. He won't get a better chance to do so, surely.
Terrific free-kick by Gylfi Sigurdsson and an instinctive close-range finish from the much-maligned Roberto Soldado. 1-0 to Spurs.
Wigan have exited the Europa League after a 2-1 defeat at Maribor.
Uwe Rosler's men led thanks to Jordi Gomez's penalty four minutes before half-time. But Dejan Mezga levelled from the spot two minutes later, then Zeljko Filipovic's goal just before the hour mark crushed Wigan's hopes.