Tottenham into round of 16 after late Lucas Moura objective acquires draw with Barcelona


Tottenham Hotspur made it into the round of 16 of the Champions League, uncovering from a shortage to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday which saw them finish second in Group B to the impediment of Inter Milan.

Prods were going up against a much-changed Barca side who had formally qualified ahead of the pack position and started without appeal Lionel Messi, anyway they fell behind to an astonishing run and strike from Dembele in the seventh minute.

Tottenham instructed an incredible piece of the diversion, yet were again and again denied by uncommon recuperations from Barca’s spare goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen before pulling level when Lucas Moura turned in a Harry Kane cross from short closeness in the 85th minute.

Danny Rose spurned a great chance to give Spurs the win anyway they squeezed through to the knockout stages because of Inter Milan drawing 1-1 at home to starting at presently wiped out PSV Eindhoven.

It inferred the two gatherings finished with eight anyway Spurs qualified on account of their preferable head-over head record. Barcelona were runaway champs of the social occasion on 14.

To guarantee a pound out place, Tottenham anticipated that would twist up the principle aggregate since Bayern Munich in 2013 to prevail at the Nou Camp in the Champions League and were stimulated by Barca tutor Ernesto Valverde taking off seven upgrades from Saturday’s 4-0 prevail at Espanyol.

Messi was the most discernible of the non-orderlies regardless of the way that he entered the second half, while first-choice administrator Marc-Andre ter Stegen, critical left-back Jordi Alba and key protect Gerard Pique were overlooked close by hurt striker Luis Suarez.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side made a mind-boggling start yet were decimated on the counter-ambush by the sheer pace and capacity of Dembele, who scoured Danny Rose in his very own half, dashed past him and spilled past another defend before smashing into the net.

Dembele was a sudden thought in the Barca side ensuing to turning up two hours late to getting ready on Sunday yet repaid the benevolence of Valverde with a hypnotizing exhibit down the moderate.

Tyke Heung-Min was blocked by the legs from anchoring Cillessen in the essential half and the Dutch goalkeeper continued demolishing the visitors until Moura found a way through, beginning bright scenes from the sizeable unexpected of away supporters.


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