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Spurs Sent Flying Out Of Champions League By Monaco

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French goalie Hugo Lloris denied Radamel Falcao’s spot-kick but could not rescue Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League campaign as Mauricio Pochettino’s men slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Monaco on Tuesday.

sonThe result guaranteed Monaco a berth to the knockout stage as Group E winners alongside with Leverkusen who had earlier drawn 1-1 with CSKA Moscow, but sent Spurs packing as the English Premiership side needs a point against CSKA at Wembley next month to finish third and qualify for the Europa League.

lemarLloris denied former Manchester United and Chelsea striker Falcao’s spot-kick in the first half and made a number of superb saves but second-half goals from Djibril Sidibe and Thomas Lemar gave Monaco a deserved victory.

harry-kaneHarry Kane offered Tottenham temporary hope when he equalized from the penalty spot but the visitors simply never found the spark required to resurrect their faltering fortunes in Europe.

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