Three things we learned: Tottenham v. Barcelona

Pochettino relishes challenge against former arch rivals Barca

Spurs could not get near him and he left the watching crowd gasping twice within the space of five minutes as two nearly identical efforts struck the same portion of Lloris's right-hand post. Of course in the second half when we are 2-0 down you are going to give more space and we were more attacking and it's so hard to stop this kind of player. According to Spanish outlet AS, the report said: "Piqué is critical of Messi for not facing up [to the press] when the going gets tough".

Luis Suarez threatened again for Barca two minutes later with an angled shot that went wide of the far post after Messi played him in on the right, before Coutinho drove at goal shortly afterwards and fired straight at Lloris from 20 yards out.

Lionel Messi has not spoken about their last two games, and according to the report by UK Mirror, Gerard Pique is unhappy with the situation.

Philippe Coutinho took only 92 seconds to give Barca the lead at Wembley on Wednesday, with Rakitic's unstoppable 25-yarder doubling the Catalan side's first-half advantage.

Messi is on a hot streak in the competition: He hit a hat trick in a 4-0 win against PSV Eindhoven on Matchday 1 and, but for the width of a goal post on two occasions in this game, he would have walked off the pitch with four in London.

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Barcelona were two up before the half-hour mark thanks to a sensational goal from Ivan Rakitic, who side-volleyed home an unstoppable shot after Coutinho had played the ball back to him at the top of the penalty area.

Do not forget that we are talking about the Champions League - the top level of the club game and arguably higher even than the World Cup in terms of depth of quality - yet Messi made Tottenham look like school kids as he mesmerised Pochettino's players.

The Catalan giants got off to a flawless start as an error in judgment from Hugo Lloris allowed Jordi Alba to pick out Philippe Coutinho for the simple tap-in.

"Messi sets the standard", Kane said. Victor Waynama and Harry Winks will look to control midfield, while Lucas Moura, Erik Lamela and Heung-Min Son support Harry Kane.

Pochettino has a host of injury problems to cope with, as Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen, Serge Aurier and Mousa Dembele are all out. We were handicapped against Barcelona after conceding after one minute.

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