Manchester City Vs Tottenham Highlights:
- Manchester City defeated Tottenham 4-3 with goals from Sterling (2), Silva and Aguero with the match ending 4-4 on aggregate after Tottenham had won the previous leg 1-0
- With 3 goals from Son (2) and Llorente, the visitors gave City their worst ordeal this season after scoring the all-important third away goal in the last stages of the match to go to the semi-finals of the Champions League
- Tottenham will play Ajax in the semi-finals starting April 29 and 30 after Ajax had trounced Juventus 2-1 to book their passage to the last 4 for the first time since 1997
Manchester City Vs Tottenham
A true football match, one filled with pure passion, incredible turnarounds and eye capturing moments. A rapturous, toothsome and wholesome match, it was a semi-final that captivated millions all over the world right from minute one till 90. With 4 goals in the first 11 minutes, one that saw the match change hands with Manchester City overturning a 2-1 deficit to equalize with a Bernardo Silva goal, it was a record-breaking sublime encounter.
The encounter continued in the same manner with either side sparing no expense to book their berth in the final 4 of the prestigious tournament. Obliterating more records, the encounter became the fastest ever match to see 5 goals scored in the riveting tournament along with the first to change leads twice in the first half of a Champions League match as Tottenham lead yet again after Sterling got his second of the night to take the match at a precious score of 3-2 going into the second half.
Manchester City Vs Tottenham
Starting the second half on the same momentum that had propelled them a massive turnaround, Kevin de Bruyne got his third assist of the match after yet another mesmerizing and fluid attack came from his feet, a pass that Aguero needed no second invitation to latch onto, connecting with the ball as sweetly and cleanly as envisioned to send a packed home stadium into delirium. It meant City were going through to the next round with an overall lead of 5-3, seeing Tottenham being condemned to yet another chokers job, something they’ve resonated way too often.
However, a match that has so many ups and downs just wasn’t done entertaining us. Another calamitous moment saw City concede their third goal with two Laporte and Kompany both failing to mark Llorente whose hand got the final touch on the ball before it gave Tottenham the goal they were yearning for. VAR failed to overturn a contentious goal, one that shouldn’t have stood and as tie started running out for City, Tottenham bulked up their defence to see through their slender lead.
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In what was an enthralling end to a resounding encounter, Sterling looked to have booked City’s passage into the semi-finals before VAR was brought into play yet again, ruling Aguero to be offside in the build-up. Just as soon as the stadium had rampantly erupted into joy, it went silent with the giant screen showing no goal, a decision that gave Tottenham the win on away goals and saw City lose to an English opponent for the sixth time in knock-out matches.
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