Pochettino: Dortmund Game Like a Final
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has stressed the importance of picking up a positive result in tonight’s opening match of this season’s Champions League group stage against German giants Borussia Dortmund.
Last season’s eventual Premier League runners-up somewhat flattered to deceive in Europe, with Spurs winning just 2 of 8 matches leading to early exits in both the Champions League and the Europa League.
Despite being drawn into what was at first dubbed an ‘easy’ group alongside Monaco, Bayer Leverkusen and CSKA Moscow, Tottenham were only able to pick up their two wins against Russian champions CSKA.
Having been beaten home and away by Monaco while also failing to score a single goal against Leverkusen, Spurs settled for Europ...
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