'Tottenham always miss something at the end' - Juve's Chiellini after Champions League win

From BBC - March 7, 2018

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says he knew his team would beat Tottenham because Spurs "always miss something at the end".

The Italian giants came from behind to win 2-1 in the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie at Wembley on Wednesday for a 4-3 aggregate win.

"It's the history of Tottenham," added the 33-year-old Italy international.

"We knew Tottenham have fantastic players and are an amazing side - but they concede many chances every game."

After a 2-2 draw in Italy, Son Heung-min put Spurs 3-2 ahead on aggregate before two goals in three second-half minutes - from Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala - took Juventus, runners-up in 2016-17, into the last eight.

Tottenham had late chances, including Harry Kane heading against the post in the 90th minute, but Chiellini excelled as Juve advanced.

"For us it is an amazing night," added the centre-back. "It was very difficult and we knew before this match and also before the first game. But we believed it and believed in the win.

"Tottenham have always created many chances to score - but they miss always something at the end.

"We believe in the history - we saw it yesterday between Paris and Real. The history is important, with experience it is important and we used our skill."

Despite the defeat, Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was "proud" of his side.

"In less than three minutes we conceded two goals - two big mistakes - and that is why we are out," said the Argentine.

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