Hojbjerg’s last-gasp goal sees Spurs snatch top spot in Group D

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s last-gasp winning goal saw Tottenham Hotspur come from behind to beat Marseille to finish top spot in Group D.

Tottenham went into their final group game only needing a point to book their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Marseille needed a win to progress and they came out firing in the first-half to leave Spurs on the back foot for the majority of the opening 45 minutes.

The Ligue 1 side deservedly went ahead before the break as Chancel Mbbemba rose highest in the penalty area to head the ball home from a corner.

Spurs never got going before the interval but they put in a much-improved showing in the second-half.

Clement Lenglet found the net with a header after being played in by Ivan Persic in the 54th minute.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg struck the crossbar with around ten minutes to go. The reprieve fired up Marseille in the latter stages but they were unable to find a winner.

Ex-Arsenal man Sead Kolasinac came close to scoring late on but his header from close range went over.

This was before Hojberg struck in the last kick of the game to win it for Spurs and this goal sees the Londoners top Group D.

In the other group game, Eintracht Frankfurt battled back from behind to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 in Portugal so the Bundesliga side finish as runners-up with them a point adrift of Spurs.

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