Lucas Moura Insists Tottenham Has What it Takes to Win Champions League

Steve Davies' last minute victor cancelled out Harry Kane's goal in the 88th minute which everyone assumed had the game wrapped up. Tottenham may still have the benefit of familiarity, having played so many matches at Wembley this season, but they would not necessarily have the home pitch advantage when it comes to facilities and support. "It was a test, but why not take..."

Deep into stoppage time, however, Steve Davies made it 2-2 to spark scenes of jubilation from the home crowd.

Eight-time FA Cup victor Tottenham, which left the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen out of its starting lineup, stepped up a gear in the second half and Lucas Moura, signed from Paris Saint Germain in the midwinter transfer window, equalized in the 59th minute.

"It was sacrificial behaviour at times and going 1-0 up we nearly lit the bomb and knew what would come", he said.

Spurs play next at Crystal Palace in the league on Sunday, live on Sky Sports, before League One Rochdale visit Wembley three days later. Up against the odds with seconds to go and they managed to grab a memorable draw against a Premier League heavyweight.

Ian Henderson gave Rochdale the lead but Spurs hit back through Brazilian Lucas Moura, making his first start since joining the club from Paris Saint-Germain, and their England striker Kane before the thrilling climax.

'I'm a Liverpool fan and Eric Cantona shattered my day when he scored the volley from the edge of the box that day, ' Henderson said. I knew that we would always have an opportunity (to equalise).

"We'll see the replay as an opportunity, I think the opposition will see it as a headache".

Just beyond the half-hour, Camps played a top-flight pass over the Spurs defence for Henderson, but a slashed effort drifted harmlessly wide when Vorm should have been tested.

We could go on to pull apart the poor defensive work from Spurs. The thought of playing at Wembley is a dream for players at our level. If I score then I'll run off, swinging it around my head. "The FA Cup is magic", said Pochettino, as the Argentinian gave voice to one of English football's best-loved, but in this case apt, cliches. However, that would be taking away the credit that Rochdale deserve.

Mauricio Pochettino's side are also still in the Champions League. Should Pep Guardiola's men avoid a repeat of the Latics' shock 2013 FA Cup final victory, City will be at home to Southampton in the quarter-finals. I want to say thanks to God because I'm very happy.

"The unanimous points decision meant a good result on the props front".


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