Champions League: Tottenham advance to last eight at Dortmund's expense

Champions League: Tottenham advance to last eight at Dortmund's expense

Champions League: Tottenham advance to last eight at Dortmund's expense

Spurs have a 3-0 first-leg lead in a European tie for the first time since 2013 when they ended up needing an extra-time goal from Emmanuel Adebayor to scrape through the second leg against Inter Milan.

However, they have been playing their home games in the tournament at Wembley, because their new ground has yet to be completed.

Mauricio Pochettino's men put an end to a three-game winless run with a slender 1-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park to book their berth in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. "We were sitting and listening to the Champions League song and saying it will be unbelievable to be in the new stadium, listening to that song before the game".

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.

The ban means the 47-year-old will not be in the dugout for Tottenham's league trips to Southampton on Saturday and Liverpool on March 31. As a centre-back, everyone knows the way I play and as a left-back I try to do it in my way.

'Against Arsenal we dug in, we conceded early and came back to get a result.

Pochettino said: "I feel very proud, more than happy first for our players, they deserve it, the effort was brilliant".

"After the first leg, 3-0, you could see the risk Dortmund took during the game".

That was a view echoed by Mario Gotze, who said: "When you saw how we approached the first half and how much energy there was in the stadium, that was very, very, very good, at a very high level".

"I think it's a fantastic season, a season that we are going to remember".

"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 incredible for the club".

The England striker became Spurs' all-time leading scorer in Europe with 24 goals.

"I think that is not fair and it is a problem that in the future it is a thing we need to change if we want to help the English clubs be stronger in the competition". It was very tough in the first half, but the team is growing, playing with more maturity to get through those kind of moments.

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