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Tottenham captain Lloris on RB Leipzig trip: We must write new history

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris says they must make new history at Champions League opponents RB Leipzig.

Spurs went all the way to the final against Liverpool last June after dramatically coming from behind to knock out Manchester City and Ajax, and will need another special moment to see off the German side, who take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of their round 16 tie.

But captain Lloris says his team-mates should forget about the miracles of last year and instead focus on having the "perfect game" against their Bundesliga opponents on Tuesday night.

"We have to take everything positive but I think it belongs to the past, we need to write new stories," he said. "We have to go there and be ready to make the perfect game, we have to go there to win the game. It is as simple as that.

"The opponent is a very, very good team. I'm not surprised that they are fighting for the title in the Bundesliga.

"But we have to believe. The Champions League is a different competition. If you score one goal everything can change, the confidence can change so we must be ready for this fight."

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