At an important second in its Champions League final-sixteen match on Tuesday, Tottenham survived towards Juventus just by standing nonetheless.
Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris selected to not dive in both course as Juventus ahead Gonzalo Higuain approached to strike his second penalty of the sport. With no massive gaps showing, Higuain smashed the ball straight down the center and noticed it cannon off the crossbar.
A objective would have given Juventus a commanding three-1 lead at halftime. As an alternative, Spurs managed to recuperate from a horrible begin and degree within the second interval to complete at 2-2, forward of the second leg at Wembley on March 7.
Lloris had dived low to his proper towards Higuain’s profitable first spot kick, getting a hand to the nicely-positioned penalty.
Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen scored in every half after Higuain had netted twice contained in the opening 9 minutes
“I really feel so proud,” Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino stated. “We confirmed nice character towards a staff that performed two finals in three years, with superb expertise on the pitch.
“We’re a younger group on this competitors. To point out that efficiency is to be proud and to congratulate the gamers as a result of they have been implausible.”