Spurs currently sit second in Group E of Europe’s elite competition, having taken three points from their opening two fixtures.
Tottenham one point adrift of leaders Monaco, who they lost to at ‘home’ stadium Wembley on matchday one.
In their most recent outing, Pochettino’s men won 1-0 away to CSKA Moscow, thanks to a goal from in-form Son Heung-min
But there will be little room for error during back-to-back fixtures against Leverkusen, who have endured an inconsistent start to their domestic campaign, winning three of their opening seven games
The manager has made it clear he believes the game against Leverkusen is crucial to spurs It’s important that we win. We want to go to the next round, so it’s key to take the three points, then to play at Wembley in the same way.