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Spurs survive STONEWALL penalty shout moments after Harry Kane fluffs his lines

Jan Vertonghen brought down Douglas Costa in the box and everyone thought it was a penalty except the ref

What a treat this game is.

After PSG bottled it against Real Madrid last night, Spurs against Juventus is not disappointing.

Spurs started brilliantly with sharp passing and great movement to pin the Old Lady back.

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Agonisingly wide

Agonisingly wide

And Harry Kane had a golden chance to open the scoring when he rounded Gigi Buffon.

After beating Giorgio Chiellini for pace and strength and taking ti round Juve’s legendary keeper all Kane could do was slide it into the side netting.

You would have put your mortgage on Kane burying it from there.

Just moments later Spurs were so lucky to survive a stonewall penalty shout when Jan Vertonghen brought down Douglas Costa in the box.

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How much would you put on Kane scoring from there

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How much would you put on Kane scoring from there

The Brazilian burnt Vertonghen on the outside and took another touch away from the Spurs centre back just as he was lunging in.

The Belgian got zero of the ball, instead scything down Costa as he was zoning in on all goal.

All of the replays suggested it was a definite penalty and all the viewers felt Spurs were very lucky to survive this one.

Penalty all day.

Penalty all day.

Apart from that lucky break, Spurs were well in charge of the game.

The North London side were causing Juventus’ back three all sorts of trouble with Hueng-Min Son and Harry Kane’s direct dribbling.

Even Spurs fans knew it should have been given.