Tottenham vs Dortmund: Son issues Champions League warning as Sancho explains disaster

Tottenham vs Dortmund: Son issues Champions League warning as Sancho explains disaster

Goals for Son Heung-Min and Fernando Llorente either side of a Jan Vertonghen strike completed a joyous night for Mauricio Pochettino's men against the current Bundesliga leaders and it was the Belgian defender Vertonghen, operating in the left wing-back position, who came in for the most praise from delighted Spurs fans having also been the provider for Son's opener.

After the break, Spurs were a different beast, and their fast start saw them take the lead after 47 minutes.

"To play with one day less recovery, we need to praise them".

Fernando Llorente right of post added the gloss for Spurs
Fernando Llorente right of post added the gloss for Spurs

The result at Wembley means Dortmund are now on a four-game winless run, which has seen them exit the DFB-Pokal in the third round, as well as squander a three-goal lead against Hoffenheim in their last Bundesliga game. "That was the most important message he gave to us".

Dortmund, who had conceded just two goals in the group stage, tried to recover but found no way past the disciplined Tottenham backline.

But Llorente has claimed that Athletic Bilbao never opened any sort of conversations with him and believes if they had made an approach, Tottenham would have entertained negotiations. The return leg is on March 5.


Dortmund, themselves missing injured captain Marco Reus and top striker Paco Alcacer, gradually took control and had the better chances in the first half with Christian Pulisic firing onto keeper Hugo Lloris and the Frenchman saving a point-blank header from Dan-Axel Zagadou.

"We hope it's a statement to show that we are up there, we mean business and we want to go as far as we can in the Champions League", Winks said.

"Unfortunately, we just weren't locked in on their crosses and they were able to score off three crosses, and we've got to work on that".


"Results like this does not help us to be the underdog".


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