Kane: We must handle Champions League pressure

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Harry Kane has warned Tottenham will have to handle the pressure of being favourites against Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday.

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It's going to be tough, because Dybala is back. He scored the winning goal against Lazio. Their plan will be kill us in the last part of the game. It is essential we don't go to the last ten minutes being par or not a goal ahead, otherwise the pressure will be immense.
 

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I'm pretty sure we're not favourites.
I could believe we're favourites. 2 away goals. 85k fans. We're a very very good team. And our lot has proved against better opposition than Juventus that we are not the Spurs of old. I predict a low scoring but thoroughly professional performance from us.
 

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It's going to be tough, because Dybala is back. He scored the winning goal against Lazio. Their plan will be kill us in the last part of the game. It is essential we don't go to the last ten minutes being par or not a goal ahead, otherwise the pressure will be immense.
If true, a stupid plan against one of the fittest teams in world football I reckon
 

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No, they will be mad up for it from the start and will try to get an early goal. We were slow starters 1st leg and have been in a lot of games this season.

Because they believe in their defence they will be a lot more comfortable defending a lead so they'll go for it early. They suspect already (as well they should) that after 20 minutes spurs will start to control the game. There's nothing they could do about that in the 1st leg so they might play with a different formation to try to prevent it. I'm confident they won't but will be nervous as hell...
 

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It's going to be tough, because Dybala is back. He scored the winning goal against Lazio. Their plan will be kill us in the last part of the game. It is essential we don't go to the last ten minutes being par or not a goal ahead, otherwise the pressure will be immense.
Kill us in the last last part of the game? With our fitness? Good luck.
 

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We can be as fit as we like. They usually defend very well. I'd love a 0-0.
Except against us. It was the first time they conceded 2 in the CL for 2 years.
Also they didn't score a goal from open play against us - they couldn't even get a penalty on target.
This is precisely why I wanted them in the draw.
 

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No, they will be mad up for it from the start and will try to get an early goal. We were slow starters 1st leg and have been in a lot of games this season.

Because they believe in their defence they will be a lot more comfortable defending a lead so they'll go for it early. They suspect already (as well they should) that after 20 minutes spurs will start to control the game. There's nothing they could do about that in the 1st leg so they might play with a different formation to try to prevent it. I'm confident they won't but will be nervous as hell...
In the first game, we were like rabbits caught in headlights, so I hope that doesn't happen at Wembley. The game was won in midfield last time, but this time they've got Dybala and Matuidi. The game will be won and lost there.
 

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I think the first half will be cagey. I can't see Juventus coming out of the blocks fast - if we catch them on the counterattack and score first, they're fucked.
 
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