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Tottenham beat Manchester City in Champions League

Tottenham booked their semi-final spot in the Champions League beating Premier League opponents Manchester City on away goals.

Fernando Llorente’s 72nd goal that led to a VAR decision was the crucial decider of the clash filled with goals, defense and attacking quality.

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Manchester City’s hope of winning three trophies including the Champions League, FA Cup, and the Premier League cup came crumbling for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Sterling opened the scoring for the host in less than five minutes bending the ball beating Tottenham’s keeper to level Manchester City on aggregate.

Son equalized for the host three minutes later with a powerful shot restoring the visitors on aggregate having won in the first leg.

Also read: Tottenham scores a crucial goal against Man. City

Two minutes later Raheem Sterling doubled the lead for Pep’s side reigniting the clash one more time but Son again silenced City fans equalizing for the second time.

Bernardo Silva’s deflected effort and Aguero’s wonder strike gave City another lead but a bundled Llorente’s knock on thighs sent Tottenham through to the Semi-final for the first time.

Tottenham defensive calm

Tottenham proved to a tough team for the night displaying quality defensive mechanisms that blocked Manchester City’s efforts to win the match.

Pochettino’s side defended and shielded the ball from going to the back of their net and even made it difficult for some Manchester City’s creative midfielders from creating chances.

In the end their efforts paid off booking themselves a date with Ajax who knocked out Juventus in the round of eight.

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