Mauricio Pochettino: New stadium to usher in historic transformation at Tottenham

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"Commanding performance from him and he marshalled that back five in front of him for the whole game". Liverpool's previous highest score on the road in Europe was 5-0, three times.

In the 22 months that Zidane has been in charge of Real Madrid, the team has won the Champions League twice-the first to win the trophy back to back-and La Liga once.

Real have the edge when it comes to the head-to-head record, having won three of their previous four meetings with the Premier League side and drawing the other.

Kane might have scored 43 goals this season but then so has Cristiano Ronaldo. "At this level it's a great feeling to get a good draw".

Pochettino added: "He was very good". He has developed talent like Alli and Kane, and is considered to be among the elite coaches in England, with Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.

The Spain playmaker has been scoring goals and creating opportunities for his teammates lately. "A point at the Bernabeu, you'd take that every day of the week".

Former Tottenham manager and midfielder Glenn Hoddle was in awe of Lloris but does not think Benzema should have given him the chance to save it.

8 - Pochettino was unable to select either of his main two left-backs in his starting lineup, but his defensive reshuffle worked.

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Former Spurs star Luka Modric will be fit to face his old club, but Bale in a race to be fit to face his former club after being struck down with an infection in the membrane around his heart. All the goals came in the first half.

All eyes were on Ronaldo and Kane, who arrived as the tournament's top scorers after two group-stage matches. And to cap a good night for English sides, Manchester City defeated Napoli 2-1. His versatility remains a real asset.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is excited about tomorrow's Champions League Group H match at holders Real Madrid.

He said: "Real Madrid is a big challenge for us in the Champions League, so a different competition". After losing its opening games Dortmund needed a win to kick-start its campaign, but had to rally against APOEL.

Fernando Llorente has showered praise on Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane, claiming "everything he touches turns to gold".

"Coaching is important, but there's a lot that isn't physical, it's psychological, it's feeling wanted, feeling important", explained Jimenez. "Hopefully we can come out on top".

Ben is ESPN FC's Tottenham blogger.

MF Son Heung-min, NR - Finally entered the fray for the final moments in place of the injured Sissoko.

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