Juventus 2 Tottenham 2 Champions League round of 16

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Tottenham players celebrate Christian Eriksen’s equaliser against Juventus in the Champions League

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Juventus 2 Tottenham 2 Champions League round of 16

Spurs’ comeback in Turin delights manager Mauricio Pochettino

Match Report

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – 8:22am

Juventus 2 Tottenham 2

Spurs recovered from a shocking start against Juventus to end up with a share of the spoils in a thrilling Champions League last-16 first-leg encounter.

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The match at the Allianz Stadium couldn’t have started worse for the Londoners, who found themselves two goals down after nine minutes. Gonzalo Higuain volleyed the Italian champions ahead on two minutes with a wonderful strike, and he then fired home a penalty to punish Ben Davies for his clumsy challenge on Federico Bernardeschi.

Spurs looked shell-shocked, but not for long. Displaying the confidence that comes from a 12-match unbeaten streak, the visitors began to grow into the game, creating chances for Harry Kane, who should have scored with a point-blank header that went straight into the grateful arms of Gianluigi …read more

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