Pochettino frustrated as Spurs suffer another Wembley setback

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"The reality is that we dropped a lot of points after three games but I am not anxious", he said.

The Champions League win gets Tottenham's European campaign off to an ideal start, with Aurier making his Spurs debut in the clash at Wembley on Wednesday night.

"We are working very hard to build our philosophy and the way we want to play, then to win".

His impressive form, affordable price (5.7m) and Spurs' home tie with Swansea prompted many to bring him into their side.

Vincent Janssen, 23, was bought by Spurs from AZ last summer to provide cover and competition for Kane, but he proved unable to step up to the challenge of the Premier League and is now on loan at Fenerbahce. I knew him from when I was in Spain. He will miss the match against APOEL Nicosia. Had they played anywhere near their best on Saturday, they would have had far too much for Swansea; indeed, poor creation and conversion that cost them more than Dean's admittedly erroneous decision. New players come, players that you have after two years or three seasons change their status and level and they need to improve.

Leading the line will be Dortmund's most potent threat - the goal machine Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

This included seven in nine matches in last season's Champions League, where Aubameyang feels right at home.

Harry Kane celebrates a goal for Tottenham.

For all of Spurs dominance Pochettino's men struggled to get their first win at the Wembley Stadium. "We have a lot of good examples: Cristiano Ronaldo, [Lionel] Messi, or players like Harry Kane, who is 23".

Their squad strength has already been tested, particularly in the last week, and the results have been hugely encouraging.

The Wembley jinx was finally broken with their 3-1 win against Dortmund, and Mauricio Pochettino being the canny operator that he is, will take tremendous confidence from that win.

There's probably nothing in it, but people will continue to talk about the Wembley hoodoo until they win a meaningful game there.

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