The two sides are meeting in Group H at Wembley, with Dortmund returning to the scene of their 2013 final defeat to Bayern Munich. "It's true that in theory Real Madrid [will finish] first, then Dortmund, Tottenham and Apoel [will] compete to be second".
"Now we need experience", he added, "we need to challenge them".
The Gabon goal-machine Aubameyang managed a staggering 40 goals in all competitions last season, and has already netted six times in his first five this term which will allow the Bundesliga leaders to enter the contest with some confidence.
"That's what we've got to try and do - take the positive energy that Wembley's going to produce tomorrow and use it to our advantage. In the last few games we've played at Wembley, we've played well and deserved more".
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But who will start as they kickstart their Champions League campaign?
Pochettino hinted he could hand a debut to right-back Serge Aurier, a recent signing from Paris Saint-Germain, but Dele Alli is suspended after a red card in the Europa League last season.
"I saw Spurs' win over Everton at the weekend and he was fantastic in midfield, creating chances and dictating play".
"We've got to make sure we win our home games because going away in the Champions League is always going to be hard, no matter who you play".
"Last year we got off to a bad start". Bild quote Dortmund sporting manager Michael Zorc as saying: "Playing in Wembley is one of the absolute highlights of a career for every footballer".