Tottenham Hotspur have given themselves a mountain to climb in order to keep alive their hopes of winning the Champions League.
Mauricio Pochettino's side lost the first leg to Ajax 1-0 in North London last night, with Donny van de Beek scoring a precious away goal for the Dutch giants.
Moussa Sissoko, who replaced the concussed Jan Vertonghen in the first half, and Lucas Moura were comfortably Spurs' best players on a night where some of the hosts' heavy hitters didn't turn up.
Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen were particularly poor throughout, and Lord Sugar has suggested on Twitter that the Danish maestro let him down with a lack of leadership.
Erikson needs to grab hold of the game and lead the team— Lord Sugar (@Lord_Sugar) April 30, 2019
Eriksen has been blowing hot and cold for the North Londoners for much of 2019, but he needs to be on it next week in Amsterdam.
Spurs will have Son Heung-min back after his suspension, but Pochettino needs the former Ajax star to dazzle in his former home nonetheless.
If he does then turning this tie around will be a lot easier. If he doesn't then, well, the Lilywhites might be set for another trophy-less season under the Argentine, who hasn't won anything in five years at the club yet.
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