Tottenham near Champions League qualification with win over 10-man Frankfurt

Tottenham Hotspur took a big step towards qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League after coming from behind to claim a 3-2 win over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday

In a busy first half, two well taken goals from Son Heung Min either side of a Harry Kane penalty calmed the home fans.

Any hopes of a Frankfurt comeback were dashed on the hour mark when they were reduced to 10 men after defender Tuta was sent off

Tuta was sent off for his second booking in a matter of minutes after twice bringing down Son on the left wing.

The German side did spook the hosts with three minutes remaining when Faride Alidou rose highest from an inswinging corner to head the ball down and in

The win put Antonio Conte's side top of Group D on seven points.

However, it is still all to play for as Marseille and Sporting are tied on six points, and Frankfurt remain in the hunt on four with two games left to play.

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"Everything is in our hands, we have the possibility in the next game to go through which would be a big achievement because this is our target for the season, to get to the next stage of Champions League," Conte told a news conference.

Spurs can seal their place in the round of 16 for the first time in three years when they host Sporting on Oct. 26 and Frankfurt entertain Marseille.