Harry Redknapp defended his players after Tottenham threw away a two goal lead to draw 2-2 with Werder Bremen.
A Petri Pasanen own goal and a Peter Crouch header gave Spurs a dream start, only to allow the home side back into the game.
Redknapp reacted angrily to suggestions that Spurs had been given a Champions League lesson.
“What lessons can I learn because they score? What can I do?” Redknapp said.
“How can they learn lessons?
“We’re always talking about lessons – ‘Did you learn a lesson? Was it a lesson in Champions League football?’
“No, it’s a game of football. We’re 2-0 up; they’ve got a goal out of nothing – it happens.
“It could happen at Hackney Marshes on Saturday afternoon.
“We went away to play Young Boys of Bern, we went 3-0 down. We came back and got two goals back that won the tie for us. It happens in football.
“If we play like that every game, we won’t go too far wrong.”
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