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UK: Spurs through to semis after all-time Champions League classic

United Kingdom, Manchester
April 18, 2019 at 00:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tottenham Hotspur made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling encounter at the Etihad on Wednesday.

Spurs held a 1-0 advantage going into the tie but Raheem Sterling cancelled it out after just four minutes but an instant double from Son Heung-min meant Spurs led 3-1 overall.

Bernardo Silva replied just a minute later and Sterling, again, found himself on the score sheet on 21 minutes, leaving the tie finely poised at 3-2 going into the break.

The second half saw Aguero smash past Hugo Lloris to swing the tie back in City's favour.

But Fernando Llorento headed in from a corner to ensure Spurs' progress.

A stoppage time Raheem Sterling strike was ruled out via VAR for offside.

Head coaches of both teams, Guadiola and Pochettino both nevertheless spoke in support of VAR in the post game presser.

Spurs will now face Ajax to see who will make it to the June 1 final in Madrid.

In the other quarter-final, Liverpool defeated Porto 4-1 and will now face Barcelona.

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Tottenham Hotspur made it to the semi-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling encounter at the Etihad on Wednesday.

Spurs held a 1-0 advantage going into the tie but Raheem Sterling cancelled it out after just four minutes but an instant double from Son Heung-min meant Spurs led 3-1 overall.

Bernardo Silva replied just a minute later and Sterling, again, found himself on the score sheet on 21 minutes, leaving the tie finely poised at 3-2 going into the break.

The second half saw Aguero smash past Hugo Lloris to swing the tie back in City's favour.

But Fernando Llorento headed in from a corner to ensure Spurs' progress.

A stoppage time Raheem Sterling strike was ruled out via VAR for offside.

Head coaches of both teams, Guadiola and Pochettino both nevertheless spoke in support of VAR in the post game presser.

Spurs will now face Ajax to see who will make it to the June 1 final in Madrid.

In the other quarter-final, Liverpool defeated Porto 4-1 and will now face Barcelona.

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