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Nervy Spurs hold on to beat 10-man Frankfurt

Tottenham nervously held on for a 3-2 home win over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt to go top of Champions League Group D thanks to Heung-Min Son's double.

Spurs were cruising to victory over the Germans after Son's goals and Harry Kane's penalty saw them recover superbly from Daichi Kamada's opener to give Antonio Conte's side a 3-1 half-time lead.

The visitors were then reduced to 10 men just 15 minutes into the second half when Tuta was sent off for two yellow cards in the space of three minutes for fouls on Son.

But a spirited Frankfurt pulled one back in the 87th minute as substitute Faride Alidou headed in from a corner to set up a nervy finish.

Kane then missed a penalty in the 92nd minute to make the win safe and was nearly punished by Alidou, whose last-minute effort was saved by Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham held on for a victory that means they can qualify for the knockout stages if they beat Sporting Lisbon at home in their next group game on October 26.

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