Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool both had a positive week in the Champions League. Spurs came from two goals down against Juventus to secure a 2-2 draw, and take advantage of the tie on away goals ahead of the second-leg at Wembley. The Italian champions had conceded just one goal in their previous 16 games before Tuesday’s match, and had not conceded in 2018 until Harry Kane rounded Gianluigi Buffon to score.
Christian Eriksen’s free-kick goal 20 minutes from full-time put Spurs in control of the tie, and they are now arguably favourites to go through to the quarter-finals after an impressive performance in Turin.
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On Wednesday night, Liverpool effectively confirmed their place in the quarter-finals with a 5-0 victory away to Porto. The Portuguese side now need to win 6-0 in the return leg to go through. Liverpool’s front-three were all on form in the game, with Sadio Mane getting a hat-trick and Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino getting a goal each.
However, despite their impressive European performances this week, Roy Keane reckons the failure of both clubs to win trophies in recent seasons is “embarrassing.”
Liverpool last won a trophy in 2012, when they beat Cardiff City in the League Cup final. Tottenham’s last trophy was also the League Cup, when they beat Chelsea in the 2008 final.
“For a club the size of Liverpool and Tottenham, one trophy in…