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In praise of Spurs' two unsung heroes

Updated: February 16, 2011, 11:09 AM ET
By Michael Cox | Special to ESPN.com

"Attacking football is what got us here in the first place," Harry Redknapp told reporters shortly before Tottenham's victory over Milan on Tuesday. "We have had a go all through this competition, so we will have a right go again."

It was only half-true. In the group stage, Spurs were endearing because they seemed hopelessly na´ve -- in the qualifying round away at Young Boys and in their previous trip to the San Siro against Inter, they found themselves 3-0 down after less than half ...

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