Duo return as Pochettino makes 4 changes | Expected Tottenham line-up vs Dortmund

Paul Merson

They have as many as four key players missing - Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Ben Davies - all of whom have played a pivotal role in Spurs' campaign so far.

Did pretty well at the back, and scored a crucial 95th-minute goal to earn Wolves another point as they look to finish top of the non-top six Premier League.

Sebastian Kehl, Reus" former teammate and now a Dortmund director, said: "We would, of course, have liked to have him in London, because his presence is a bit intimidating for the opponent.

Dortmund and Tottenham face off on Wednesday in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

"It's fantastic. Sometimes winning games when you're not at your best".

"That's what I said to Michael. I said to him if he felt OK he can take the penalty, but it's not just the penalty that cost us".

Kieran Trippier's corner was played short to Eriksen, who floated in an inviting cross for Davison Sanchez to power home a diving head for his first Tottenham goal in the 33rd minute.

However, Leicester City's players complained he was in an offside position.

Pochettino is well aware of the threat posed by the Germans as he tries to lead Tottenham into the quarter-finals of a European competition for the first time in his five-year reign. We have had a lot of opportunities, not just the penalty.

Vardy had been warming up in preparation and was immediately introduced, jogging forward to take the ball from Maddison. Known for accurate spot-kicks, Jamie Vardy took responsibility but failed to beat Lloris from 12-yards out.

Tottenham made the most of their escape as Eriksen doubled the lead three minutes later.

Oliver Skipp charged down Ricardo Pereira's clearance, Fernando Llorente fed Eriksen, who added to his earlier assist by sending a low shot into the bottom corner in the 63rd.

The England man then pulled a goal back for the Foxes, but Tottenham were not to be denied, and wrapped up a potentially valuable three points when Son Heung-min raced clear of the opposing back line to slot home a third in injury time.



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