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Eric ten Hag wary of Spurs threat

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Ajax boss Eric ten Hag has warned his players to avoid complacency when they confront a resurgent Tottenham Hotspur team.

Ten Hag dropped a hint of going all out attack to build on their slender one-goal advantage from the first leg.

Meanwhile, the Dutch gaffer is wary of a Spurs backlash who would be fighting to qualify for their first ever final in the Champions League.

Ten Hag said via the Mirror: “We have to win the match. We will play for that and focus on that. We will play to our own strength and with respect for the adversary – we will play to our own strength. We have to win. It’s a new game we have to play.

“Last week the away goal was important – we made it and won. We have to finish at home. That will demand something from our mindset.

“We must start from 0-0, play our own game in the full arena, incredible atmosphere. That will help us, we have to do it ourselves, stay close to ourselves, and keep playing our style.

“If we play our own strength, we have self-confidence, we are fit, we are eager, we are ready, we know what we play for.

“We’ve experienced it before with Juventus and Real Madrid, first match you saw during it the team has the ability to adapt to play at a higher level.

“We have to make that step tomorrow, and take it with us, last week’s experience. Tomorrow we will have to make the step, transcend boundaries.”