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Leipzig's date with UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
FIRST SALVO (1-0): RB Leipzig midfilder Marcel Sabitzer beats Tottenham Hotspur’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris all ends up for the team’s first goal. AFP Photo
FIRST SALVO (1-0): RB Leipzig midfilder Marcel Sabitzer beats Tottenham Hotspur’s French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris all ends up for the team’s first goal. AFP Photo
EARLY CELEBRATION: Marcel Sabitzer celebrates with teammate Timo Werner even as Tottenham's Giovani Lo Celso and Ryan Sessegnon are crestfallen. AP Photo
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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