Tottenham star believes club can still win the Champions League after poor season start

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur have made a woeful start to the new 2019/20 season after winning just four out of 15 games so far across all competitions.

This comes just a matter of months after the North London club finished in the top four in the Premier League and reached the Champions League Final.

However, it could be argued that Spurs have upped their game in the Champions League when compared to last season, when they had just one point at this halfway stage in the group.

Spurs already have four points out of a possible nine and have the chance to make that seven tonight against Red Star Belgrade, which would be a major step towards the knockouts.

Tottenham only made it out of the group stage by the skin of their teeth last season, relying on a PSV point against Inter Milan on the final day.

Harry Kane claims that once you make the knockout rounds, anything can happen, and he still believes that Spurs can go all the way.

He said (Daily Star): “Over the last few weeks, it’s hard to put a finger on why our form has been disappointing. It’s the first time that this group has been through a poor spell like this.

“We’ve normally started seasons well and picked up form and got better and better as the seasons have gone on. In this one, we are struggling to find that form.

“We are struggling to get wins over the line. Even on Sunday, we were 1-0 up, trying to hold on, it could have been a big away win and we obviously conceded.

“We can’t quite get there, we can’t quite get over the line at the moment. It’s nothing to do with the fight in the squad. It’s just one of those spells. All we can do is try and put it right.

“Obviously, the Champions League campaign last year was so good for us. We got further than a lot of people thought we would.

“We’ve got to try to find a way of consistently winning games. We’re here to win trophies. If we can win one of the trophies we are still in, we will see that as a success.

“Can we still go all the way? I think so. You look at where we started in the group stage last year and where we got to, we proved a lot of people wrong. We’re in a better position now.

“If we win this game, we’d be in a great spot to qualify and then in the knock-out stage, as you saw last year, it can go anyone’s way so that’s the thing we’ve got to take.”

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