Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

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Lamela may have needed a big European display to convince manager Mauricio Pochettino he has to start against Arsenal and he certainly didn't deliver that, as he lacked the final ball and also picked up a booking for a unsafe tackle. "I never say it is mission impossible".

"I think we've talked [before] and if you find my speech from the beginning of the season, I was so disappointed because the squad was so big. But now we need to focus on Arsenal on Sunday - another massive game for us".

While we dominated the first period, it was much more even in the second half with both sides showing plenty of attacking intent. "He's going to play of course and he's showed great quality, but I'm disappointed that we can not come with him in the Champions League".

The Lilywhites made it back-to-back victories in Group B thanks to Eriksen's close-range finish 10 minutes from time, taking them level on points with their opponents with one game to play.

Former Inter midfielder Nicola Berti has looked ahead to the final games in Inter's group in the Champions League that sees Barcelona host Tottenham Hotspur and Inter host PSV Eindhoven.


The Gunners are now on an 18-game unbeaten run under the stewardship of Unai Emery and have already sealed their progress to the next round of the Europa League.

"So this game will be a good measure of how far they have come - they played some big teams earlier in the season and fell short".

"Of course we have to show again a great level and compete at our best".

"Hopefully, PSV will play the game with passion and desire, which will make things hard for Inter".

Pochettino said he believed his team deserved the victory.


The news comes as a boost for Tottenham, who need to beat Inter to have any hope of emerging from Group B, where they are now in third place behind Barcelona and the Italian side.

Three other players who will be missing when Pochettino names his XI for the match are Mousa Dembele and Victor Wanyama, who are absent through injury, and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou who is another who was not named in the set up for this tournament.

"The most important thing is to try and avoid risk, to mix the team, make all players feel important".

Given the physical demands on his players, Pochettino has suggested a rule change that would allow him to repeatedly introduce and substitute players throughout a match.


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