Things have got off to an electric start after Sadio Mane’s attempt at a cross was adjudged to have been handled by Moussa Sissoko by referee Damir Skomina , who pointed to the spot.

There was a substantial wait as the video assistant referee checked the decision, but Salah kept his nerve and buried the spot-kick. The worst possible start for Spurs.

Dan Kilpatrick and David Lynch are at the Wanda Metropolitano tonight with expert analysis of all the action in Madrid…

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David Lynch reflects on the first-half action…

“Half-time at the Metropolitano and it’s been both a cagey and fairly sloppy affair. The pass completion rate for both teams must be absolutely through the floor, with nerves and these humid conditions possibly playing some part.
“Both managers have work to do in their team talks now.”

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By Ian Dei

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