Former Spurs man in awe at Dortmund result: “If you told me it’d be 3-0, I would’ve laughed”

Jan Vertonghen

Mauricio Pochettino’s side took a huge step towards the quarter-finals with a superb second half performance in which they put the Bundesliga leaders to the sword, with a goal from Vertonghen coming between strikes from Son Heung-Min and Fernando Llorente.

Dawson, who spent nine years at White Hart Lane between 2005 and 2014, was impressed by his former team’s display in the absence of some key performers.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.