Spurs officially departed tonight

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    Fortitude TV/Monitor Expert Scout

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    Didn't look one bit out of place at the Bernebau against the best team in the competition.

    Take a bow.
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    MZX7 @Vato @Varun @moses @Hectic @Solius

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    Poch is a good coach. Wouldn't mind him replacing Jose whenever Mou decides to move on from United.
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    haram Full Member

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    Great save from Lloris, stupid from Aurier.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    6 defenders, 4 central ones, holy shit lmao feck off Pochettini you absolute negative boretwat. this is how we do it
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Good.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Nah, group stages still mean feck all. If they do that in the knockout phase then it'll be truly impressive. I remember a season where PSG was comfortably better than Real Madrid in both group matches without winning them, they still were embarassed in the later stages of the tournament.
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    Meh, the group stage is usually too early to draw conclusions.

    Their performance in the knockout stages is where we'll really be able to work out how good they are.
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    TheGodsInRed New Member

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    Shame they have to go back to Wembley where they can’t play.
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    Bubz27 ACMarket employee

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    Real aren't the best team in the competition at the moment. They've looked very shaky and vulnerable all season.

    But Spurs matched them well and maybe they'll start having some belief in Europe now.

    Edit: if Real beat Spurs at Wembley and Dortmund beat Spurs in Germany, then they're neck and neck aren't they? Spurs and Dortmund I mean.

    Could be a very interesting group.
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    Fortitude TV/Monitor Expert Scout

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    Harsh. Both teams wanted to win the game and if RM had spanked them, it would have been seen as business as usual.
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    I wanted us to sign Aurier but he looks like a walking red card. Spurs have arrived. I think they have taken Arsenals spot in the PL hierachy
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    balaks Full Member

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    Very proud of the team.
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    Don't get me wrong, this is a very good result but you made them sound like one of the best teams in Europe. A litte bit of restraint is all I'm saying.
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    Imagine Aurier plus Rojo :lol:
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    MZX7 @Vato @Varun @moses @Hectic @Solius

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    3rd place team in La Liga table versus 3rd placed team in the Premier League table. Result 1 - 1.

    Manchester City look a better team than Real at this current stage.

    Good showing by Tottenham.
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    Yep and in 2009/10 Barca destroyed Inter at the Nou Camp in the group stage, although it only finished 2-0 and were the better team in the 0-0 draw in the other game.

    But we all know what happened when they met in the semi-final stage.
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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    Solid performance but that wasn't quite Madrid at their best. I'd like to see Spurs against a PSG. Step forward though no doubt.
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    They look a lot better than how i'd imagine we would perform at the Bernabeu
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    JB08 Searches for nude pics of Marcos Rojo

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    They're a very good side, but can't see them becoming any better than that. I don't think they'll win the Premier League or Champions League any time soon.
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    It was an enjoyable match and Spurs have a strong defence, Sanchez nullified marcello.
    After seeing all the other English teams winning well it could be be a good season for them.
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    Spurs did well tonight. But I felt Real weren't at their best today, nowhere near that. The midfield was great as usual, but the front 3 were pretty bad. Benzema was poor, and Ronaldo was okay. It baffles me why they didn't buy anyone in the summer.
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    Steven Seagull Full Member

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    Very impressive with 3-4 first team players missing.
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    Scarecrow Having a week off

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    They've been becoming better every year since 2014, to be fair. Without exception. It would always feel weird predicting them to win anything, with them being Spurs and all, but they've been doing some non-Spurs things more and more often of late. Who knows.
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    Treble Full Member

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    Spot on.
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    Inter Yer Nan Full Member

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    Yeah and let Morata go. Mental.
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    dichinero Banned

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    I think is fair to say that Pochettino has improved every squad he's had, progressively every season for 5 seasons straight. That's quite remarkable.
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    The drama in the thread title. Good result though.
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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    Loved their defense. With a bit more pace in attack and some less boneheadedness by Aurier, they could have really surprised Madrid. Don't understand the Llorente selection, Son could have been lethal in a quick transition game.

    Davinson Sanchez will be a top defender.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    Spurs have finally arrived tonight? Boy they were coming for a long time werent they?
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    Nah, even if your scenario happens, Spurs still have Apoel at home, whilst Dortmund have to play Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    How many big away games have Spurs won under Potch?

    People criticise Jose. Interesting to see the stats.
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    Neither did Valencia or Betis who probably did just as well as Spurs in the past month. Defensively solid today but not much else, Kane and Eriksen weren't great.

    We (Sporting) also divided the game at the Bernabeu last year, deserved a point and we were crap for the rest of the season.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    How did they not win?
    If Eriksen was on form then its a comfortable win imo
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Have Spurs lost a game since Sanchez became a starter?
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    Bubz27 ACMarket employee

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    Fair enough. Is Dortmund v Real last game of the group?

    You should go through now, and if you can out similar performances together at Wembley, should give any team a decent game.
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    balaks Full Member

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    I don't think so. I honestly can't believe how good he has been. He has come in as a kid from another league and has slotted in looking like he has played for us for years. Really promising. A shout out for Harry Winks also, England have the midfield problem sorted as long as they play him.
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    We were the better team in Paris. Then they absolutely wiped us out at the bernabeu and still somehow managed to lose that game :lol:

    And then went out against limp d*ck city :lol:

    Spurs showed maturity tonight. Weren't great, but still never checked out and managed to keep it tight. Stuck by their plan and executed it well, we did the rest for them. Have to say i'm impressed
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    GlastonSpur Also disliked on an Aston Villa forum

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    No. In the league we've only conceded two league goals in his five starts - won 4 and drawn one of those games.
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    Llorente was their best player by a mile(along with sanchez). Take him out and it's a 90 minutes siege to their box
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    Javi Full Member

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    There was no point in keeping Morata. He wanted minutes and Madrid couldn't provide them, money was ok too. The problem with having players like Ronaldo, Bale and Benzema is that if they are fit they cannot be left out without risking dressing room trouble which in turn means that recruiting back up players is a nightmare.