Spurs and Arsenal have a mountain to climb ought to they want to overturn a 3-Zero combination rating within the round-of-16 Champions League tie vs the Bundesliga membership.
Arsenal followers are revelling in Tottenham’s seemingly exit from the Champions League on the spherical of 16 stage vs RB Leipzig.
Spurs went into the second leg of the sport in opposition to the Bundesliga facet trailing 1-Zero and trying to flip the tie round and make it to the quarter last of the competitors.
Regardless of a vibrant begin from Jose Mourinho’s workforce, the sport did not begin as deliberate when Marcel Sabitzer’s shot from exterior of the world discovered its well beyond Hugo Lloris to double the German facet‘s benefit.
Timo Werner thought that he had doubled Leipzig’s benefit simply a few minutes later when he tapped the ball in, solely to be denied by the assistant referee’s flag.
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However Leipzig would not be denied when Sabitzer once more beat Lloris at his close to put up with a effectively taken header.
That signifies that ought to Spurs want to make it by way of to the quarter last they must rating three second-half targets with out reply.
A job that can be made tougher given the absence of important talismen Harry Kane and Son Heung-min by way of damage. Spurs are additionally with out January signing Steven Bergwijn by way of damage.
In the course of the first-half of the sport, Arsenal followers took to social media to experience Tottenham’s distress
Tottenham did handle a comeback of their run to the Champions League last final season, when a Lucas Moura hat trick overturned Ajax’s 2-Zero lead within the semi-final.
Nevertheless, a repeat of that now seems to be unlikely with Leipzig carrying an even bigger benefit within the tie.
Spurs are subsequent in motion once they tackle Manchester United within the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.