Tottenham Hotspur go into the break at 0-0 in North London tonight as they welcome RB Leipzig in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.
Spurs weathered an early storm from the visiting Germans, as they hit the post and forced multiple saves from Hugo Lloris within the first ten minutes.
The Lilywhites were forced further and further back into their own half for large parts of the first quarter of the match.
Tottenham grew into the match as the half went on, with Giovani Lo Celso and Gedson Fernandes, in particular, making great ground for the home side.
In terms of chances, Steven Bergwijn carved Tottenham’s best of the half with a nice curled right-footed shot in the box, but it was comfortably saved. Dele Alli also misjudged the flight of the ball after a cross from Fernandes was seemingly destined for his head.
Some Spurs fans took to Twitter to react to the half-time score:
Gedson fernandes nd lo celso ?
— jogender dhankhar (@jogidhankhar) February 19, 2020
Does Serge Aurier understand that he’s playing RB today ? His play has been absolutely shocking. Get him off the pitch
— RMacs (@PhillyHotspur) February 19, 2020
Great game of Football
— Manny (@Mannythfc) February 19, 2020
Come on Jose your the man for the job
— Ethan (@EthanCOYS) February 19, 2020
— willkershaw (@thewillkershaw) February 19, 2020
Idk how we hung on
— Oliviaaaaa (@flickeryolivia) February 19, 2020
Can’t get any worse than that dunno how it’s 0-0, stop smashing if the ball for moura and play football ffs
— ⚪️ (@thfcmourinho_) February 19, 2020
— Donald winston (@Donaldwinston15) February 19, 2020
Game is crying out for Ndombele
— Joe (@JoeGTHFC) February 19, 2020
Sanchez has been immense ??
— Cancel Gedson Loan (@COYSPUR) February 19, 2020
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