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Pochettino’s Tottenham are undoubtedly England’s best hope in the Champions League – Agreed?

Spurs fans here in the Tavern are beginning to get used to life in the Champions League as they continue to impress on the European stage. 

Tottenham Hotspur have always had fond memories of European football, after the heroics of Spurs legend Gareth Bale memorably downing Italian giants Inter Milan at the San Siro in 2010.

Now plying their trade in the big time, its beginning to look as if they’ve found their new home.

Champions League football at Wembley was always going to be a fantastic spectacle to watch, but surely no one predicted Spurs’ current status when Mauricio Pochettino and his men were drawn in the ‘group of death’ alongside Borussia Dortmund and defending champions, Real Madrid.

Having eyed up their opposition and beaten them, Spurs find themselves as the winners of their group with 1 game still to be played, after an unbeaten start to the campaign has seen them beat arguably the best team in world football.

Out of all the English teams in the Champions League, this Spurs side have gone from the bottom of the pile to the top after the most impressive of group stages, despite some iffy form away in the big games at Premier League level.

All English teams sit pretty at the top of their respective piles apart from Chelsea, which is proving to be remarkable considering the torrid times that English clubs have shared with the Champions League in recent times.

However, after downing the defending world champions, punters here in the Tavern have Tottenham down as the team to beat in this year’s competition, agreed?

Here’s a look at TWO reasons as to why those punters may just have a point…

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