Tottenham Hotspur Beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 In The Champions League

Tottenham Hotspur Beat Borussia Dortmund 3-0 In The Champions League

The France global had to be at his acrobatic best in the closing minutes of the half as Dan-Axel Zagadou rose to meet Jadon Sancho's cross, the goalkeeper clawing the ball away at full stretch.

"He didn't come out with that at all in the second half."

Tottenham went agonisingly close to opening the scoring in the seventh minute when Lucas Moura's volley fizzed wide of goal, the Brazilian having controlled Davinson Sanchez's header on his thigh.

"Especially as we're entering a really important period for the club, where everything is played, and playing like that against Dortmund, it's very good for confidence".

Despite some first-half snags, Vertonghen's forceful and dominant second-half display propelled Spurs forward and saw them overwhelm the Bundesliga leaders.

"I am an Arsenal fan so it is a bit of a sensitive subject for me but what I want to say is that they have the generations of young players", he told beIN Sports, as quoted by the London Evening Standard.

Vertonghen timed his run to perfection in the 83rd to kill off the game and Llorente gave them a big advantage for the second leg.

A remarkable second-half performance from the Premier League outfit with Mauricio Pochettino brilliantly tweaking his tactics at the break. The first half was hard. "We took some rash decisions".

"When we had the ball we struggled to play in the way we wanted to play". I am happy with all the players.

"We have been in the Champions League for the last couple of years so we are starting to learn what teams are like", Winks said.

Sancho made headlines when he chose to leave Manchester City for Germany in August 2017 after being frustrated at the lack of first-team opportunities.

England winger Sancho hit top gear on several occasions in a mesmerising first-half display, leaving two Tottenham midfielders for dead and linking with Pulisic, whose shot was blocked at the last minute. "It was just about when we went to press, it was to be more aggressive and be more compact".

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