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“Cannot fault the effort”, “No shame losing to Barcelona” – Some Spurs fans admit Barcelona were better than Tottenham in 4-2 loss

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Harry Kane of Tottenham scores against Barcelona

Lionel Messi was the star of the night as Barcelona defeated Tottenham 4-2 at Wembley. The loss was Spurs’ second consecutive Champions League defeat but the away side were incredible.

We didn’t make things easy for ourselves as Hugo Lloris, back from injury, helped the Catalans take the lead after rushing out and letting Philippe Coutinho score.

Ivan Rakitic made it two in the 28th minute with a great volley from outside the box. Messi then hit the post twice before Harry Kane came up with a smart finish to give Tottenham hope.

Messi, however, scored the third goal before Erik Lamela made it 3-2 in the 66th minute. Try as they might, Tottenham couldn’t get that equaliser and it was the little Argentine who got the final goal making it 4-2 on the night.

We didn’t have a number of first-team players due to injuries but the loss still stings as we gave it our all. The result left us third in the group as Inter Milan defeated PSV Eindhoven and we need a bit of a miracle to qualify for the knockout round.

Some fans were quick to blame Lloris and other players while some simply admitted that Barcelona were the better team on the night.

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Injured West Ham star could return for Tottenham clash

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Tottenham celebrate Carabao Cup win over Watford

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini expects Robert Snodgrass to be back for the London derby against Tottenham on Saturday, according to the Evening Standard.

The Scot withdrew from the Nations League game against Portugal and returned to England for treatment, as per the report.

Snodgrass didn’t play in Scotland’s loss to Israel, and the Hammers knew about his issue and were in communication with the national team.

West Ham were on a decent run before a 1-0 loss against Brighton & Hove Albion before the international break. The Hammers beat Manchester United at the London Stadium and even held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw.

Tottenham, for their part, will have a few players out with injuries. Jan Vertonghen is out till next month, as per the report, and a number of players could be last-minute call-ups as they fight to regain fitness.

Jan Vertonghen

Visiting the London Stadium will not be easy, especially after the international break but we have to win these games to keep the pressure on the league leaders.

Tottenham are a couple of points behind the pace-setting trio of Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City, and it will be important to see how we fare against our rivals on Saturday.

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Spurs face PSV Eindhoven in a must-win Champions League encounter after the trip to the Hammers. Tottenham then take on Manchester City at home, which should be an incredible encounter.

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(Photos) Tottenham youngster pictured training with Argentina stars

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Juan Foyth

Juan Foyth

Juan Foyth hasn’t made an appearance for Tottenham this season but was called up for the international friendlies against Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

The youngster played eight times for Spurs last season but didn’t make a Premier League appearance. The Argentine joined Spurs from Estudiantes at the start of the previous campaign and shared some images of his time with the national side.

The 20-year-old defender was spotted with Santiago Ascacibar, Walter Kannemann, Fabri Bustos and Renzo Saravia.

The Argentine’s return to fitness will be a boost for the rest of the season and hopefully, he will get a few games for the club.

Tottenham have some injury concerns with Jan Vertonghen picking up a hamstring injury in our win over Huddersfield. The Belgian could be out till December and Mauricio Pochettino might have to rotate his team to ensure everyone stays fresh.

Tottenham’s next clash is against West Ham at London Stadium and it will be interesting to see who will play for the Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven.

Spurs lost their opening two games in their group and have to defeat the Dutch giants if we are to have any chance of making it to the knockout round.

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Foyth will hope for a few chances to impress the side and if he gets a few minutes for Argentina, it will certainly boost his confidence.

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(Photos) Tottenham star shares images from national side’s training session

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Davinson Sanchez

Davinson Sanchez played for Colombia in their recent 4-2 win over the USA in an international friendly. The central defender has started eight games for Tottenham in all competitions this season and played against the likes of Barcelona and Inter Milan.

Colombia face Costa Rica in another friendly and Sanchez was in great spirits as he shared a few images of his team-mates in training.

The defender shared an image of Edwin Cardona and Matheus Uribe as Sanchez seemed to be dribbling the ball.

The 22-year-old also put up another picture of the entire Colombia squad from training. Stars such as Juan Cuadrado and Carlos Bacca were seen posing, and the team will look to pick up another win over Costa Rica in the coming days.

Sanchez had a decent World Cup with the national side but he has had some tough outings for Tottenham this season.

The Colombian played in our losses to Watford, Barcelona and Inter Milan and we need to buck up in the Champions League.

Our next two games are against PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League group and we have to win those fixtures if we have any chance of making it to the knockout rounds.

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Sanchez should get more games for the Lilywhites as Jan Vertonghen is out with a hamstring injury and could return in December.

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