Tottenham come from 2-0 down to draw at Juventus

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Michael Dawson will go down in the history books as being a firm fans favourite at White Hart Lane and the ex Tottenham skipper endeared himself to Spurs' fans further when covering the Champions League match between his old club and Juventus.

After trailing 2-0 to Gonzalo Higuain's brace in the first nine minutes, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen helped give them the edge on away goals, with Higuain also missing a penalty.

However, Kane pulled one back for the Premier League side with a calm finish past Gianluigi Buffon in the 35th minute.

Le Tissier was also impressed by what he saw from Tottenham as a team, who showed their collective spirit in recovering from conceding two early goals to draw with Juventus ahead of the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie at Wembley on March 7.

Tonight they faced Spurs in the Champions League, a competition they've twice finished runners up in in the last three seasons. Nobody will want Kane, Dele Alli or his band of Lilywhite brothers coming to town any time soon.

"The games against the top teams when you are 2-0 down after nine minutes you lose 6-0. After their second goal, however, we were the more risky side".

He said: "Fantastic game".


Juventus' players couldn't get near the Belgian, who somehow combines brute force with grace as he glides across the turf. We started to feel more freedom. Against a team with one of the best defensive records in football and a goalkeeper who had not conceded for 694 minutes until last night, they turned it on once more.

Kane was delighted to take two valuable away goals into the second leg at Wembley, meaning Juventus have to outscore Spurs to win.

There was no luck or good fortune involved in Tottenham making a point at one of the most uninviting venues in European football, a 40,000 hothouse that does not suffer fools gladly.

"We had a 50 per cent chance before and we still have 50 per cent. Tottenham are wonderful", he said.

Higuain successfully converted the resulting penalty kick when his rip deflected off of Lorris' hand and into the netting to Lorris' right.

"The team was awesome in how they reacted".

Spurs looked anxious and their evening went from bad to worse when Higuain doubled the lead from the spot after Davies brought down Bernardeschi. We are going to London to play in a final and we will have to be very good to go through.

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