Pochettino given two-match ban after ref outburst

Sherman Parsons
March 8, 2019

Chancel Mbemba joined Porto for £7m last summer and the former Newcastle player now finds himself also in the Champions League quarter-finals, kind of.

While Spurs seek to consolidate a third or fourth place finish in the English Premier League, Dortmund have been drawn into a title fight with Bayern Munich who have eroded their nine point advantage on the back of 11 wins in 12 games. Tottenham leads 3-0 halfway through the matchup and is the odds-on favorite to advance to the quarterfinals for just the second time in its 137-year history.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino lauded Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris after his side's win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

It is the first time that Spurs have reached the last eight for the first time since 2011. Here's how to watch the game online.

This is the first time Spurs have made the last eight of the Champions League since 2010/11.

"I expect to play in the new stadium".

"They had one chance and scored, we had five or six chances and didn't score".

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Said Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc: "After their goal, we were done".

"We played well in the first half but the only thing we were missing was a goal that could have given that spark we needed", said Dortmund sports director Michael Zorc. "He is one of the best strikers in the world".

"But now they're in the quarter finals, if they could get through to the next round of the competition at the new White Hart Lane, it would be wonderful for the club".

Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game to take his Champions League goal tally for Spurs to 14, and become the club's record European goal-scorer. They were absolutely dominant in the first half of both legs and couldn't convert once in a combined 90 minutes of great football.

"We have a clear idea of how we want to play and he'll show us before the game what we need to do", Alderweireld added.

Dortmund flew out of the traps, pounding the Spurs defence with 10 attempts in the first half alone, restricting the Londoners to a single Son Heung-min effort, and enjoying 70 percent possession.

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