BBC Sport pundit delivers exciting verdict on 'special' Tottenham after draw v Juventus
Former Tottenham midfielder and current BBC Sport pundit Jermaine Jenas has said that the club are looking like a “special” side having proven their ability to succeed in big matches with a draw against Juventus.
Spurs came into the clash after having gone through their Champions League group stage unbeaten, having picked up victories against Cypriot side Apoel Nicosia, German giants Borussia Dortmund and current holders Real Madrid across their six matches.
However it looked as though their hard work was to be unravelled quickly in the opening 10 minutes in Turin, with the home side storming to a 2-0 lead.
However, Spurs manager to wrestle back a result through Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen, their goals sandwiching a missed penalty from two-goal hero Gonzalo Higuain at the very end of the first half.
Delivering his verdict on Spurs’ performance, Jenas says that fans can be excited by their club and that they are demonstrating why they are establishing themselves as a major contender across Europe.
Writing on his personal Twitter account, he said: “Big night in Turin for @SpursOfficial! It’s not over but this team is special, now showing they’ve got what it takes in the big moments.”
The reverse fixture, into which Spurs will now take two crucial away goals, is in three weeks time, while their next match sees them take on a different sort of opposition as they travel to League One Rochdale for their FA Cup clash this weekend.
In other Tottenham news, Chris Sutton has been left raving over one thing about Spurs in their draw.