Pochettino: There is still work to do.


Son and Llorente delighted with Spurs' win over Dortmund. (AFP_Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino praised Tottenham Hotspur’s second-half display in their Champions League win over Borrussia Dortmund.


Despite a depleted squad with injuries, Spurs produced a magnificent display in the second-half of the match to beat the Bundesliga leaders 3-0 at Wembley, thanks goals from Son Heung-Min, Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente.


The triumph meant Tottenham became the first English club to win a home Champions League knockout game against German opponents since Manchester United beat Schalke in the 2010-11 semi-final, and following the game, Pochettino told BT Sport: "It was a fantastic second half. The first half was difficult. It was a difficult game from the beginning. It was difficult to find what the best position was in both directions.


"When we had the ball we struggled to play in the way we wanted to play. The team started to feel comfortable, then we scored. And afterwards we played with more confidence.


"In the first half we played a little - not nervously - but not with the confidence. The second half was very, very good.


"We spoke about our defensive positions and changed things a little. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. I wanted to take the best decision to perform in the best way. It was a fantastic game.


"Always when we play this competition and against a good side like Dortmund it is very difficult. There is still work to do.


"We have a lot of talented players. We have an unbelievable squad. I am happy with all the players. The only problem is that we can only play 11 and not 22."

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