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Mauricio Pochettino reveals Tottenham tactics for Real Madrid Champions League clash

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Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham face Real Madrid on Tuesday

Tottenham travel to Madrid today to begin preparations for Tuesday’s 7.45pm showdown.

Spurs are going strong in the Champions League, having won their opening two games of the group stage.

An against-the-odds victory over Real would put them in control of their fate in a group also consisting of Borussia Dortmund and APOEL.

Spurs head into the clash after beating Bournemouth 1-0 at the weekend, while Real edged Getafe 2-1 on Saturday.

And Pochettino says he’s ready to take the game to Zinedine Zidane’s side.

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Spurs beat Bournemouth 1-0 at the weekend

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Karim Benzema has returned to the Real Madrid first team just in time

“We will try to ­dominate,” he said.

“We will try to be better, but it’s a massive challenge for us to dominate them.

“We will press high, try to play in the ­opposition’s half, try to be ­aggressive and brave.

“That’s how we feel football should be played.

“If they try to push us back deeper, then OK, we may have to adapt to their quality.

“But from the beginning we will be brave and aggressive and play to win the game.”

Spurs are without the suspended Dele Alli for the match in Spain, although Jan Vertonghen has returned from his ban and is available.

Victor Wanyama, Danny Rose and Erik Lamela are all sidelined and missed the .

As for , Gareth Bale remains out injured, while Karim Benzema is firmly back in the first XI once again after recovering from injury.

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