Jose Mourinho is display his aged sorcery hold in his early days during Tottenham.
The organisation is winning again. And a round boys are proof to be as pointy as his players.
Mourinho's Tottenham completes Champions League quip …
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Tottenham noted Mourinho’s initial home compare in assign by entrance from dual goals down to flog Olympiakos 4-2 and strech a Champions League’s knockout theatre with a diversion to spare. Real Madrid and Manchester City also competent Tuesday, though carrying to win their home matches.
But it was Mourinho, behind in a foe where he done his name 15 years ago as a warn title-winner with Porto, hogging a limelight once again. He reacted to Spurs going 2-0 behind after 19 mins by creation an early substitution, bringing on out-of-favour playmaker Christian Eriksen who helped spin a game.
Mourinho's Tottenham completes Champions League quip …
Then, after a discerning meditative of a round child valid critical in a rave to Harry Kane’s equalizing idea early in a second half, Mourinho went adult to a immature kid and gave him a hug.
This win came 3 days after Mourinho began his reign during a north London bar with a 3-2 win during West Ham, Tottenham’s initial divided feat in a Premier League in 11 months. Bigger tests will come for Mourinho and Spurs, in both competitions, though they couldn’t ask for most some-more than a span of wins and gift for a Champions League knockouts in his initial week in charge.
There are now 6 teams into a final 16, with Paris-Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus carrying already cumulative swell after 4 organisation games.
Two some-more heavyweights, in City and Madrid, assimilated them notwithstanding being hold to home draws.
City guaranteed commanding Group C with a 1-1 lift opposite Shakhtar and could nonetheless play Madrid in a final 16, with a 13-time European champions spendthrift a two-goal lead to lift 2-2 with PSG and safeguard a second-place finish in Group A.
The biggest leader Tuesday was Bayern, whose striker Robert Lewandowski scored 4 goals in 15 mins in a 6-0 win during Red Star Belgrade. The best idea was scored by Paulo Dybala, whose churned giveaway flog from nearby a byline kissed a crossbar before it crashed into a net to sign Juventus’ 1-0 win opposite Atletico Madrid.
Atletico has still to qualify. Juve doesn’t have that problem, and advances as Group D winner.
Mourinho was fervent to ingratiate himself to Tottenham fans who competence still be doubtful about his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement. But he got off to a misfortune probable start in his initial compare in what he has described as a “best track in a world.”
Olympiakos, that arrived in final place in a group, scored by Youssef El-Arabi and Borges Semedo and overran Spurs, call Mourinho to reinstate defensive midfielder Eric Dier with a some-more artistic Eriksen.
Dele Alli profited from bad fortifying to lift a idea behind usually before halftime and a quick-thinking round child rushed brazen to assistance Serge Aurier send a poignant throw-in to Lucas Moura, who crossed for Kane to convert.
Aurier and Kane scored goals in a 73rd and 77th minutes, respectively, to bind feat for Spurs, with Kane violation a record of Alessandro del Piero to turn a actor to measure 20 Champions League goals in a fewest games — 24. Del Piero managed it in 26 games for Juventus.
Bayern’s large win in Zagreb done it 5 wins from 5 in a group, and continued halt manager Hansi Flick’s winning start in 4 games given holding over from a dismissed Niko Kovac.
Real Madrid began a compare opposite PSG meaningful gift was secure, since Galatasaray had drawn 1-1 with Club Brugge in a early game.
Still, Madrid indispensable to win to keep alive hopes of finishing in initial place and went into a 2-0 lead with a idea in any half from Karim Benzema.
Kylian Mbappé and Pablo Sarabia scored in a 81st and 83rd minutes, respectively, to sign a lift and tip mark for PSG. Gareth Bale strike a post with a giveaway flog in damage time for Madrid.
Krepin Diatta scored an injury-time equalizer and was one of dual Brugge players sent off for a second yellow label immediately after a idea in a thespian finale to a diversion opposite Galatasaray.
The 20-year-old brazen was given his second engagement after he took off his shirt to applaud and a visitors were reduced to 9 group seconds after when Clinton Mata was also sent off for violation a dilemma dwindle in dual pieces with a flog as he assimilated in a celebrations.
Man City was next standard in settling for a indicate it indispensable to strech a final 16 for a seventh true season.
Ilkay Gundogan’s 56th-minute idea for City was cancelled out 13 mins after by Manor Solomon during Etihad Stadium.
Shakhtar is in second place and will secure gift if it beats Atalanta during home on a same night. Atalanta is last, though now usually dual points behind Shakhtar after winning 2-0 opposite Dinamo Zagreb.
Dybala ensured Juventus will finish tip of Group D by scoring a giveaway flog on a cadence of halftime from a near-impossible angle, about dual meters in from a byline. The shot was so absolute that goalkeeper Jan Oblak didn’t have adequate time to lift his arms before a round flew past him.
Atletico, that would have competent with a win, could still get beaten to second place by Bayer Leverkusen, that is usually a indicate behind in third after violence Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 away.
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