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Leipzig's date with UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

EARLY CELEBRATION: Marcel Sabitzer celebrates with teammate Timo Werner even as Tottenham's Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon are crestfallen. AP Photo

A QUICK SECOND (2-0): Marcel Sabitzer sends another sizzler past a diving Hugo Lloris to find the back of Tottenham's net again on 21 minutes. AP Photo

SHELL-SHOCKED: Tottenham Hotspur's French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris attempts to regain his poise after the double whammy from Marcel Sabitzer. AFP Photo

RISING TEMPER: Disappointed with his wards' performance, Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho gestures at them from the touchline. AP Photo

LAUNCHING THE OFFENSIVE: Tottenham players launch and all out attack and that leads to quite a few skirmishes in the midfield like this one where Spur's Erik Lamela (L) and Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano find themselves in a stiff battle for the ball. AP Photo

FIRST CASUALTY: Leipzig's French defender Nordi Mukiele is stretchered off after he was brought to the ground in a midfield tussle for the ball. AFP

FALSE ALARM: Leipzig's French defender Dayot Upamecano receives medical attention after colliding with rival players in a crowded midfield. Upamecano later left the field after sustaining another injury. AFP Photo

TIME TO RING IN CHANGES: Tottenham Hotspur's Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho (L) pulls out Argentinian midfielder Giovani Lo Celso and comforts him on his way to the players' hut. AFP Photo

THE ROUT (3-0): Leipzig's Swedish midfielder Emil Forsberg (R) comes with a surprise goal against the run of play and celebrates with his teammates. AFP Photo

FINAL CELEBRATION: Leipzig players celebrate after the final whistle that sealed the fate of their entry into the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the first time. AFP Phot

WINNER AND THE VANQUISHED: Leipzig's head coach Julian Nagelsmann (left) and Tottenham's manager Jose Mourinho touch their forearms instead of shaking hands when it was time for customary pleasantries after the match. AP Photo

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