first_imgBorussia Dortmund need to do something they have never done before and overturn a three-goal deficit.Dortmund may never have overturned a three-goal deficit, but they came mighty close against Real Madrid in the quarter-finals five years ago.That second-leg showing in 2013/14 can serve as inspiration for the hosts – who are in bullish pre-match mood – but Tottenham, buoyed by recent good results against BVB and with the prize of only a second UEFA Champions League quarter-final in their history within reach, should have enough nous to stave off a fightback.Possible line-upsDortmund: Bürki; Wolf, Akanji, Zagadou, Diallo; Delaney, Witsel; Sancho, Reus Guerreiro; GötzeOut: Piszczek (foot)Doubtful: Pulišić (muscle)Misses next match if booked: WeiglTottenham: Lloris; Alderweireld, Sánchez, Vertonghen; Aurier, Sissoko, Wanyama, Rose; Eriksen, Son, KaneOut: Alli (hamstring), Trippier (fitness)Doubtful: Dier (illness), Winks (hip)Misses next match if booked: Alderweireld, Lamela, SonKey battleAkanji v Kane: Dortmund sorely missed the injured Manuel Akanji’s athleticism and anticipation in the Wembley first leg.To stand any chance of progression to the quarter-finals, BVB cannot afford to concede an away goal; for that to be the case, the fit-again Swiss defender must shackle Harry Kane, who has scored three goals in as many appearances against Dortmund.Form guideDortmundLast game: Augsburg 2-1 Dortmund (01/03)Form: LWDLDDDWWWTottenhamLast game: Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal (02/03)Form: DLLWWWWLLWLucien Favre, Dortmund coach“We can’t talk about [beating Atlético 4-0 earlier this season]. Every game is different. The first leg is done and this is a different situation. We know we can score goals, but we have to play very cleverly. Of course, the most important thing is to produce a top performance. Anything is possible. We know it’s tough, but you never know.”Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs manager“It’s a great opportunity to play and go through to the next round in an important competition like the Champions League. It’s going to be a tough game. We need to forget the first leg. It’s important to start at a very good level – be aggressive, fight from the beginning, high tempo, that’s key.” –Source: UEFA –Source: UEFAlast_img

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