Tottenham held by late PSV equaliser and see Lloris sent off

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Mauricio Pochettino conceded Tottenham's Champions League campaign is all but over following Wednesday's 2-2 draw with PSV.

"But in that case it wasn't a mistake, it was an action that happens a lot in football and is a sending-off".

Midfielder Eriksen believes his side should have polished the game off and claimed all three points.

"We were much, much better than them, but the tempo sometimes was so slow and it's a situation we need to think [about] a little bit because in this type of game, if you get to 2-1, you must kill the game, or the opponent is always alive".

Mexico striker Lozano put PSV in front on the half hour - with a big assist from Alderweireld, who first lost the ball and then deflected Lozano's shot into the net. "If you want to blame somebody, blame me".

They weren't able to, with Sanchez's headed clearance mis-kicked back into the danger zone by Pablo Rosario for Luuk de Jong to flick in just three minutes from time. If we'd have won 4-1 or 5-1, it would have been deserved.

PSV's opening goal also came from a mistake, by Toby Alderweireld, but Spurs boss Pochettino laid the blame at his side's failure to take their chances rather than the brain fades at the back. Hugo Lloris instead of keeping the back door closed has opened it to an extent that frankly, Paulo Gazzaniga looks like a more stable choice in goal than him.

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Eriksen was again the spark as Tottenham went ahead, this time linking with Son Heung-min down the left before curling a cross invitingly for Kane to head home from close range.

"Maybe it is good for us to face one of the best teams in Europe, maybe it will help us", he joked.

But perhaps his lack of match fitness showed as his influence waned late on, and he was the player who gave the ball away in the events leading up to his captain's red card. In the Champions League there aren't many games to play. In 5 of their last 6 games, they have only scored one goal.

Pochettino's men need to win all three of their remaining games in order to qualify.

Spurs were able to make up for that offside error within five minutes.

Hirving Lozano has been directly involved in 15 goals in 15 matches in all competitions for PSV this season (11 goals, four assists).

Spurs made amends nearly immediately, Christian Eriksen splitting the PSV defence to set up Kieran Trippier for a crisp cross that Lucas fired first-time past Zoet via a deflection.

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