Jan Vertonghen is desperate for silverware with Tottenham and believes they have made significant progress over the past few years. Spurs came close to lifting a trophy twice in recent seasons, challenging for the Premier League title right until the very end in 2015-16, after losing the EFL Cup final to Chelsea the year before. Mauricio Pochettino's side are still in the race for the Europa League and FA Cup this term, though, and Vertonghen hopes they will win a major trophy at last.
A roundup of Sunday’s action in Spain and Italy’s top flights… Barcelona 2-1 Leganes The Blaugrana were just minutes away from another disappointing result but Lionel Messi rescued his side on the brink of time with an opportune penalty kick. The Argentine attacker netted a brace on Sunday, which helped keep Barcelona within a point of league leaders Real Madrid at the top of Spain’s top flight. Messi entered his name on the scoresheet in the fourth minute before Unai Lopez equalized for the visitors in the 71st minute. The loss for Leganes keeps the club just two points above the relegation zone through 23 rounds of play. Real Sociedad 0-1 Villareal Samu Castillejo’s stoppage time winner kept