Owen Hargreaves gives verdict on Dele Alli display v Dortmund

Tottenham Hotspur team celebrate their win following the UEFA Champions League group H match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid at Wembley Stadium on November 1, 2017 in London,...

Tottenham Hotspur won against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur looks dejected during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur at Signal Iduna Park on November 21, 2017 in...

Tottenham Hotspur returned to winning ways on Tuesday evening, as they got the better of Borussia Dortmund 2-1 away from home in the Champions League.

Spurs headed into the match against Dortmund in Germany on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal away from home in the North London derby.

Mauricio Pochettino's side bounced back perfectly from the defeat in the Premier League, as they came from a goal down to pick up all three points in Europe.

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund and Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur at Signal...

The win against Dortmund means that Tottenham have now progressed to the last-16 stage of the Champions League as group winners.

Spurs midfielder Dele Alli failed to make an impact against Arsenal last weekend, but the England international retained his place in the starting lineup against Dortmund.

The 21-year-old was not at his best against Dortmund, but he did his job effectively, providing the assists for the two goals for Tottenham.

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur and Mario Gotze of Borussia Dortmund in action during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur at Signal Iduna...

Former Bayern Munich and Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves was co-commentating on the game for BT Sport, and he gave his opinion on Alli when the youngster was being substituted in the 81st minute.

Hargreaves said about Alli on BT Sport 3 on Tuesday evening (9:24pm, November 21, 2017): “Not at his best, but what I would say is if you don’t play at your best, find a way to affect the football match. Dele Alli did that with a really crucial pass into Son.”

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