On a fun, boisterous, slightly wild night at Wembley, Tottenham were either lucky or vibrantly opportunistic, depending on your viewpoint. Really, though, they were just lucky, pulling off an energetically enjoyable Champions League heist as Borussia Dortmund’s fine-point midfield dominance, plus two disallowed goals added up to a 3-1 opening Group H defeat.
Luck can be a complex thing, though. Most of all Spurs were lucky to have Harry Kane in their team. Kane was simply brilliant here, producing the rare trick of an old-style fist-pumping underthe-cosh leader’s performance not from