Tottenham out after Juve’s Wembley comeback

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Tottenham 1 Juventus 2

(Juventus won 4-3 on aggregate)

A stunning comeback by Juventus at Wembley knocked Tottenham out of the Champions League.

After a 2-2 draw in the first leg in Turin, Spurs knew their away goals meant a clean sheet would guarantee them a place in the quarter-finals.

And they found themselves in an even stronger position by half-time of the second leg courtesy of Son Heung-min’s goal six minutes before the interval.

Son’s scuffed effort following Kieran Trippier’s ball across the face of goal was enough to put Spurs ahead and was a just reward for their first-half dominance.

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But the Italian side hit back by scoring twice in the space of three minutes midway through the second half.

Gonzalo Higuaín netted from close range and then set up Paulo Dybala, whose goal proved to be decisive.

Harry Kane headed against the post in the 90th minute as Tottenham tried in vain to find an equaliser.

Tottenham: Lloris, Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier (Lamela 74), Dembele, Eriksen, Alli (Llorenta 86), Son, Kane.
Subs not used: Vorm, Rose, Wanyama, Lucas, Sissoko.