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Roger Schmidt impressed with Tottenham Hotspur progression

Bayer Leverkusen boss Roger Schmidt admits that he has been impressed with how Tottenham Hotspur have developed into Premier League title contenders.

Bayer Leverkusen manager Roger Schmidt has admitted that he was impressed with Tottenham Hotspur's performance in their 2-0 victory over Manchester City earlier this month.

Schmidt was watching Spurs in preparation for the Champions League fixture between the two teams on Tuesday evening, and the German coach was quick to acknowledge the job that has been done to turn the North London outfit into Premier League title contenders.

The 49-year-old told reporters: "Tottenham play great football, it was a great atmosphere at White Hart Lane, they are a very strong team and certainly deserved the 2-0 win.

"You can see they've invested in all aspects of their game, they are very well organised, very aggressive, also in terms of switching play once they have won possession, and very solid defensively. They are very strong opposition.

"Equally, in terms of the Champions League, this is when it really gets going here at the BayArena, this is a stage where we can show what we can do, there is no better chance for us and no better opposition for us to show that against in this group."

There is just one point separating Spurs and Leverkusen in Group E ahead of Matchday Three.

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Bayer Leverkusen head coach Roger Schmidt looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between AS Roma and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Olimpico Stadium on November 4, 2015
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