Juventus V Tottenham Hotspur - As it happened.

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Juventus V Tottenham Hotspur - As it happened.

Matt Morley by Matt Morley @rfutbol - 0 9,670

Join us for live text updates of the Champions League last-16 first leg clash between Juventus and Tottenham.

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FT: Juventus 2-2 Tottenham. Goals from Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen cancel out Gonzalo Higuain's early brace to leave this one finely poised ahead of the second leg.
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Victor Wanyama comes on in place of Christian Eriksen.
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Kwadwo Asamoah replaces Douglas Costa for Juve.
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2 minutes added on.
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On comes Lucas Moura for his Spurs debut. He replaces Erik Lamela.
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Vertonghen does well to cut out Douglas Costa's low centre from the left.
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Benatia heads over after meeting a corner from the right.
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Spurs make their first change as Son replaces Alli.
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Bentacur is booked for a rash challenge on Davies. The Spurs players weren't happy with that one.
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Bernardeschi's effort from the edge of the box is deflected, forcing Lloris into an unorthodox but nonetheless effective save.
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Stefano Sturaro replaces Mario Mandzukic for Juve.
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GOAL! SPURS! ERIKSEN! The Dane steps up an hits a low effort into the bottom corner to level the game!
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A dangerous free-kick for Spurs as Alli is felled right on the edge of the box.
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CHANCE! Kane has a go from just outside the box out on the left and Buffon unconvincingly parries it away at the near post.
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Spurs force a corneras Aurier's cross is turned behind by Chiellini.
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Rodrigo Bentacur replaces Khedira for Juve.
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Benatia hacks clear as Alli looks to drop the ball down Kane in the box.
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Spurs are pressing very high here but it isn't yielding results at the moment.
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Higuain goes into the book for his excessive protests.
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Mandzukic rises highest to meet the corner but he heads straight at Lloris. That was a very presentable chance.
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Great save! Bernardeschi cuts in from the right and looks for the far corner but Lloris gets across to tip his effort away.
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Could be problems for Juve here with Mario Mandzukic looking in some distress.
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Serge Aurier gives the ball away and responds by bundling Alex Sandro over. He is booked and will now miss the return leg.
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Spurs get us back underway. Can they take advantage of that let off at the end of the first half?
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HT: Juventus 2-1 Tottenham. Gonazlo Higuain's early brace gives the hosts a slender lead at the break, with Spurs reducing their arrears through Harry Kane. Will Higuain's missed penalty prove vital?
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PENALTY MISSED! Higuain tries to blast the ball straight down the middle but his effort comes crashing back off the bar.
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PENALTY! JUVENTUS! Aurier upends Douglas Costa and Higuain will have the chance of a hat-trick.
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Benatia goes into the book for barging into the back of Harry Kane.
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Eriksen finds Alli unmarked at the far post but the midfielder loops a header onto the roof of the net when he really should do better.
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Eriksen sees a fierce effort from fully 40 yards parried away by Buffon.
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On the balance of play since the first ten minutes Spurs deserve that. Can they take advantage of their momentum now?
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GOAL! SPURS! KANE! Who else? Kane is found after making a standard run in behind and the striker draws Buffon before rounding the goalkeeper and slotting into the empty net. Ladies and gents we have a game on our hands.
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Kane finds a yard of space but his low angled effort is tipped wide by Buffon.
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CHANCE! Juve counter and they're two v one, but Higuain can only curl an effort inches wide of Lloris' right-hand post after cutting inside Davies.
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What a challenge! Benatia makes a lat-ditch tackle to deny Dele Alli a clear sight on goal.
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Eriksen looks to whip in a free-kick but his initial effort is poor. The ball finds its way back to Dane and he fizzes a low effort just wide of the far post.
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CHANCE! Eriksen dinks a ball in for Kane but his header from six yards is parried away by Buffon. Good save!
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Davies whips an inviting ball in from the left but Juve hack clear.
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Spurs have had 60% of the possession here but find themselves two goals behind.
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Kane and Chiellini tangle as Spurs look to make the most of a corner but the striker is penalised.
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Kane goes down in the box under the challenge of Benatia but the referee says no this time, much the the Englishman's frustration.
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Kane is denied by a fine save by Buffon at the near post but the linesman says the ball had already gone out of play before Eriksen crossed.
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Juve are in dreamland here. They easily clear a Spurs corner fully aware that the visitors' game plan has now gone out of the window.
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GOAL! JUVENTUS! HIGUAIN! Higuain steps up and even through Lloris goes the right way it is powerful enough to evade him and nestle in the corner. 2-0 Juve!
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PENALTY! JUVENTUS! Bernardeschi looks to bring down a cross-field ball and is felled by Ben Davies. The referee immediately points to the spot and Davies is booked for his troubles.
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The home fans are understandably delirious. They couldn't have asked for a better start to the game.
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GOAL! JUVENTUS! HIGUAIN! What a start! Pjanic dinks the ball into the path of the Argentine who peels away from his man and volleys past Lloris first time from just inside the box on the turn.
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Pjanic is chopped down early on after a moment of hesitation in the Spurs defence.
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Juve get us underway here.
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The players make their way onto the pitch and we'll be underway shortly!
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Warm-ups are well underway here:
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The stats aren't in Spurs' favour tonight - Juventus are unbeaten in their last 22 Champions League home games.
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Everything is set here in Turin:
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The visitors have arrived:
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So, no Paulo Dybala, Andrea Barzagli or Juan Cuadrado but a strong, attacking side from the Italians.
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Juventus: Buffon; De Sciglio, Benatia, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Khedira, Pjanic; Bernardeschi, Douglas Costa, Mandzukic; Higuain. Subs: Szczesny, Rugani, Asamoah, Marchisio, Bentancur, Sturaro, Muratore
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So, just the two changes for Spurs as Serge Aurier and Erik Lamela come in for Kieran Trippier and Son Heung-Min. Meanwhile, new boy Lucas Moura is on the bench and could make his Spurs bow. Reserve goalkeeper Michel Vorm misses out through illness.
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Tottenham: Lloris (c); Aurier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Dembele; Lamela, Alli, Eriksen; Kane. Subs: Gazzaniga, Trippier, Rose, Wanyama, Sissoko, Son, Lucas Moura.
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Hello and welcome! The Champions League is back and we have an intriguing tie first up here in Turin. Can last season's finalists take control of the tie or will Spurs find an all important away goal?
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