Mauricio Pochettino's half-time video session prepared Tottenham for second-half barrage

Jadon Sancho

Jadon Sancho has produced nine assists in the Bundesliga this season

Dortmund's United States midfielder Christian Pulisic (left) and Tottenham Hotspur's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier battle for the ball during the Uefa Champions League first leg match at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night.

"Of course 3-0 is a very good result but when you have a team in front of you like Borussia Dortmund I think always you respect them and of course we need to think we need to go to Dortmund with the idea to win".

Tottenham took a giant step towards the quarter-finals of the Champions League with an impressive 3-0 win in the first-leg of their round of 16 tie against Borussia Dortmund. The timing of the first goal was very important, the cross was unreal, I didn't have to do anything, just touch the ball.

Dortmund were in the ascendancy in the first half as Spurs' five-man defence made the hosts look like the visitors at Wembley, but Mauricio Pochettino's side ultimately weathered the storm and headed into the break goalless.

Billed as one of the more exciting last-16 ties, the first leg started off a restrained affair as Spurs resolutely held back the Bundesliga leaders in the first half. He smiles and he creates energy in every single game.

Son opened the scoring, meaning he now has four goals in his last four games since returning from the Asian Cup, before Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente completed the scoreline. "My players are heroes", he added. 'I must say they get a lot of money before they have played games, that doesn't improve their hunger.

Having had their own issues with injury and player unavailability in recent times, Tottenham Hotspur had been all but dismissed by the critics as no-hopers, both in terms of the title race as well as the Champions League.

"That is very good, we feel very proud when people expect that from our performance, but sometimes people underestimate us".

"I'm so happy for him, he was fantastic today", said the Argentine of his young countryman.

Yet Skomina called for a VAR check and after a number of replays, ruled that Tadic had been standing in an offside position when the goal was scored.

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