Pochettino says Spurs are ready for Dortmund challenge

Moussa Sissoko has been a key player for Spurs this season

Although they are in a bad period and play without their striker Harry Kane they must still increase their level of play against Bundesliga's leader.

He said: "He hasn't told us much".

Since the November break Spurs have taken 33 points in the league - only Liverpool, with 35, have more - while they pulled off what had been described as a mission impossible to emerge from their Champions League group, with a Wembley win over Internazionale and a draw at Barcelona.

The north Londoners have won three straight games since their shock exit from the FA Cup against Crystal Palace and will be eyeing a better finish than their round of 16 exit in Europe last season. "Unbelievable, unbelievable, unbelievable", Pochettino said.

Tottenham Hotspur warmed up for their Champions League tie against Borussia Dortmund in midweek by beating Leicester City 3-1 at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and after the match the praise poured in for their star of the show.

"Sometimes you can win games not playing your best".

"That's what I said to Michael".

There were many good performances in a Spurs shirt in the encounter, but the best one was from Eriksen.

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Tottenham were rewarded with a well-worked 33rd minute opener.

Leicester called for offside, but their protests were in vain as Sanchez launched himself into a diving header that flashed past Kasper Schmeichel.

Defender Jan Vertonghen is confident Tottenham can reach the last eight for the first time since 2011. We have had a lot of opportunities, not just the penalty.

His first kick of the match was brilliantly saved by Hugo Lloris, but Puel had no issue with Vardy taking it.

Oliver Skipp charged down Ricardo Pereira's clearance, Fernando Llorente fed Eriksen, who added to his earlier assist by sending a low shot into the bottom corner in the 63rd.

After a sustained period of Leicester pressure, Son settled nerves of the home supporters by slotting in Tottenham's third goal with a solo run from the halfway line.

Vardy gave Leicester hope in the 76th minute, pouncing from close-range to convert Pereira's cross in typically predatory fashion.

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