Eriksen: Spurs stronger in Champions League this season

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Tottenham take on Borussia Dortmund in their opening Champions League clash at Wembley on Wednesday. In theory it should be Real Madrid first and the others trying for second, but football is not about theory.

Pochettino's side failed to make it past the group stage of Europe's elite club competition last season. It will be tough because Dortmund is a great, great team, but our mentality is to try to win and be aggressive from the first ball.

Tottenham played their home games at Wembley last season but lost to both Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco.

The Gabon striker has bagged six goals in his first five appearances this season and his latest Instagram post shows that he is ready to add to his tally.

They have also struggled to establish themselves in home league games at Wembley this season with a loss to Chelsea and draw against Burnley.

"It is about time, however, Spurs made Wembley a fortress and what better game to start a sequence of wins than against a very good Bundesliga outfit".

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"We've got to play our game".

Yarmolenko hasn't started a match yet for Dortmund, it would perhaps be a big ask for his full debut to be away to Tottenham in the Champions League, but that's what Bild are clearly itching for.

Tottenham, who host Dortmund at Wembley on Wednesday, faced the German side in the Europa League two seasons ago and were beaten 5-1 on aggregate in the last 16.

Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin insisted his team were over it. It would be good if we could score there and, in an ideal-case scenario, get some points on the board.

Pochettino's bench at Everton was as strong as it has ever been, boasting Mousa Dembele, Harry Winks and new signings Fernando Llorente and Serge Aurier, and the deadline day arrivals will provide valuable experience of playing in the competition.

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