Tottenham played their part in an absolutely fantastic first half at Wembley as two European giants battled each other for a place in the Champions League quarter-finals, and fans were in awe of centre-back Davinson Sanchez.

While the Tottenham attackers gave the Juventus defenders a hard time, with Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane nearly scoring, Juventus were making things tough for Spurs too.

Jan Vertonghen was lucky not to give away a penalty after clearly fouling Douglas Costa.

Remarkably, none of the officials spotted what was a clear penalty.

His partner at the heart of the Tottenham defence was Sanchez and he put in a brilliant display which had fans comparing him to Ledley King.

And the rock-solid defence gave Tottenham the platform to go and score the hugely important first goal in the 38th minute through Heung-Min Son.

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Spurs fans are hoping that Sanchez can continue to repel the Juventus attack and they took to Twitter to hail their defensive hero:

https://twitter.com/cursedwizard01/status/971478978329481218

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