What does Pochettino make of the potenital last 16 opponents?

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Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur progressed into the round of 16 in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Thanks to a memorable 1-1 draw away to Barcelona at the Camp Nou, and a same score draw at the San Siro between Inter and PSV, Spurs qualified second in the group.

This means that all four Premier League clubs in the competition this year will make it into the knockouts.

Spurs could face all but two of the clubs that topped their respective groups.

The North London side cannot face Barcelona, as they were in the same group, or Man City, as they are from the same country.

That leaves Porto, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, PSG,, Bayern Munich, and Juventus.

It’s safe to say that there are no easy games within these six teams, but perhaps Porto and Dortmund would be the pick of the bunch, or maybe Tottenham will want revenge on Juve for last season.

Pochettino had this to say on the potential opponents (Football London): “Easy, eh? Every team is a fantastic team, a big opponent. Like always in football we need to wait to know and then have the belief that we can beat any team. Of course, it is going to be tough but to be part of the last 16 in the Champions League, you always can expect you are going to play a big opponent.”

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