Tottenham Stunned Manchester City in a dramatic encounter at Etihad Stadium to reach the last four of the Champions League.
The ended at 4-3 against in favour of Tottenham, after a VAR rejected goal.
Fernando Llorente’s goal, bundled in from a corner and confirmed by VAR 17 minutes from time, gave Mauricio Pochettino’s side victory on away goals on a night of controversy in the Champions League clash.
Spurs were protecting a 1-0 lead from the first leg but an opening 21 minutes of chaotic brilliance saw City lead 3-2 on the night as both teams exchanged goals at will.
Raheem Sterling lit the blue touchpaper on a thunderous atmosphere when he curled in a precision finish from the edge of the area after only four minutes, but Spurs responded with a double from Son Heung-min as he took advantage of errors by Aymeric Laporte.
Bernardo Silva goal put City level on the night with a shot that deflected past Hugo Lloris, then Sterling arrived on the end of the outstanding Kevin de Bruyne’s cross to score at the far post.
Argentine forward Sergio Aguero crashed home their fourth after De Bruyne sliced Spurs open before Llorente, on as a first-half substitute for injured Moussa Sissoko, bundled in from a corner via his hip – the goal given after a VAR check for handball
Spurs will now face Ajax in the last four of the Champions League after the unforgettable and breath soaking encounter against Manchester city.
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By Kayode Oniwinde
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