Highlights1 . Newspapers across the continent have labelled the enthralling game "completely crazy" and talk up the "mega semis" between Barcelona and Liverpool. The Reds demolished Porto 4-1 on Wednesday with Sadio Mane opening the scoring - thanks to a little help of VAR - to set up a blockbuster clash with the Catalans. ", Dele Alli, Tottenham midfielder: "It was a crazy game. Rashford is our most effective politician. "It's one of the best seasons I've ever experienced as a manager.". I thought it was two minutes until half-time, and I looked at the clock and it was 27 minutes. Fernando Llorente was the hero for Tottenham as his late goal send Spurs through to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals, despite losing 4-3 to Manchester City on the night. We are sad for all of [our fans] but I know they know we gave absolutely everything and football is like this. Sharp as ever in Europe, he had struck twice in the 7-0 home defeat of Schalke in the previous round. Still in the hunt for a domestic treble – as well as a maiden UEFA Champions League title – City had looked a little limp as they lost the first leg of this quarter-final tie, Heung-Min Son scoring the only goal in the first European game at Spurs' new stadium after Hugo Lloris had saved a Sergio Agüero penalty. Spurs were coasting, but had Joe Hart to thank for keeping their two-goal lead intact as the former England goalkeeper produced a flying save to deny Andreas Gruber’s shot from distance. Update your browser to view this website correctly.Update my browser now, Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Comfortable win for Bale and Spurs. ", Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham coach: "My players are heroes. Vinicius, a loanee from Benfica, endured an inauspicious start as he missed an eighth-minute sitter, somehow putting a header wide from the middle of the penalty area. The referee used video footage to rule that Llorente did not use his hand to tuck the ball away, before denying Raheem Sterling a hat-trick and ending City's Quadruple hopes. However, Tottenham made a remarkable recovery to secure a 3-2 win (and away-goals success) as Lucas Moura completed a hat-trick with pretty much the last kick of the game. 08/04/2019 Live Tottenham v Man. The 2-0 final reverse to Liverpool was an anti-climax. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, French newspaper L'Equipe calls yesterday's clash between Tottenham and Man City 'completely crazy', Sport talks up 'mega semis' between Barcelona and Liverpool, Marca says Pep Guardiola had to 'back down' again after Champions League exit caused by Spurs, AS highlights Guardiola came off second best against Mauricio Pochettino, Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola react after Spurs dramatically knock out Man City in the Champions League, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). On a run of 11 straight home wins, Josep Guardiola's side had real cause for confidence – especially with Tottenham talisman Harry Kane out injured – but Mauricio Pochettino fired his players up to battle in Manchester, saying: "We need to believe we can stop them and show our quality.". Tottenham reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in their history with an exhilarating 4-4 away-goals win over Manchester City on a remarkable night at the Etihad. The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. Lamela did almost get his goal shortly after the restart as he twisted and turned in the box but his shot went wide of the post. The coronavirus crisis has presented football's super-rich with the perfect cover for greed. Solskjaer and Lampard will surely head in opposite directions after this weekend, depending on the result. Heung-Min Son, Tottenham forward: "It was madness. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. It was not a vintage night for the Welshman but one where he got important minutes. No player in Europe has more assists than Harry Kane this term. Already 2-0 up from the first leg, Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool powered their way to a semi-final with Barcelona, Sadio Mané, Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Virgil van Dijk scoring in a 4-1 win at Porto. ", Josep Guardiola, City manager: "It was an amazing night for us and I never saw the stadium like that since I was here in Manchester. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trademarks. The Brazilian timed his through ball to perfection and Alli was clear in the box with time and space but his low shot was saved by Schlager. EUROPE was in awe seeing Tottenham’s heroics against Manchester City in the 4-3 Champions League thriller yesterday. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. A 1-0 first-leg lead looked like a slender advantage to take to Manchester City, but Tottenham were up for the challenge in last season's UEFA Champions League … This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. Lloris denied Kevin De Bruyne, and Ederson repelled substitute Llorente's header early in the second half, before City took the lead for the first time in the tie when Agüero rifled in their fourth. Gareth Bale started the first game of his second spell and made that goal where Andrade put through his own net, but it is clear the Welshman is still some way off his peak physical condition. Manchester United beat Newcastle on Saturday evening to get their shaky season back to winning ways. The 25-year-old would have opened his account in the 27th minute had Andrade not put through his own net when intercepting a cross from Bale, with Vinicius ready to pounce. Newspapers across … "The scoreline flattered us a bit," conceded midfielder Jordan Henderson. 09/04/2019 Live Champions League possible line-ups and team news. With Kane absent, the Korean was ready to bear extra responsibility. Pro-Real Madrid Marca focuses on Pep's defeat too, having a little dig at City's gaffer by using a snap of him celebrating Sterling's goal before the decision was overturned. Thomas Partey was excellent but Arsenal still insist on making life difficult for themselves. But Barcelona-based Mundo Deportivo felt sorry for Guardiola, claiming that City were "knocked out" in a "game of madness". Meanwhile, four goals were scored in just 11 minutes at the Etihad, but it was Fernando Llorente's late strike - also surviving VAR's scrutiny - that fired Spurs to the semi-finals. Their chance of reaching a first UEFA Champions League final looked to have faded when a 1-0 home loss to Ajax was followed by the Dutch club establishing a 2-0 half-time lead in Amsterdam. Spurs did not buckle, though, and Llorente diverted Kieran Trippier's corner past Ederson to settle a sensational contest, albeit only after Sterling's stoppage-time effort had been disallowed. Things got better for him though 10 minutes later, as he produced a fine assist to allow Moura to open the scoring. Bernardo Silva's deflected effort within a minute restored parity. The French paper's front page reads "completely crazy" and features Hugo Lloris embracing Spurs hero Llorente. Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City. Meanwhile, Sport brands Barcelona's upcoming clash with Liverpool as "mega semis", saying the La Liga champs are facing yet another barrier they need to break. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. ⚪ #THFC 3-0 #LASK ⚫ pic.twitter.com/KoQ0N4D1ed, — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 22, 2020. Spurs fans have to accept Bale will NEVER be same player & is NOT first choice, Reguilon in for Madrid return months after Spurs signing due to buy-back clause, Watch shock clip of Spurs star Aurier ‘beaten up’ by Ivory Coast team-mate, Arsenal's Partey 'had one of best debuts I've EVER seen', gushes Hargreaves, Mesut Ozil may leave Arsenal now with MLS & other transfer windows still open, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. • Heung-Min Son: Signed from Leverkusen in 2015, Son earned the love of Spurs fans with his dedication, pace and skill, and scored in the first leg against City. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). EUROPE was in awe seeing Tottenham's heroics against Manchester City in the 4-3 Champions League thriller yesterday. Home Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham 3-0 LASK: Comfortable win for Bale and Spurs, Date published: Thursday 22nd October 2020 9:56. The Spanish side have never eliminated Liverpool in knock-out stages of European competitions - with their last meeting dating back to 2007. A 1-0 first-leg lead looked like a slender advantage to take to Manchester City, but Tottenham were up for the challenge in last season's UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. • Fernando Llorente: Already 32 by the time he joined Spurs from Swansea in summer 2017, the Spanish target man started the City decider on the bench but – as throughout the campaign - was eager to make the difference when called upon. It highlights that Guardiola had to "back down" again and notices that it is now his sixth project in the post-Barcelona era which has failed to claim the Euro crown. Vinicius was starting for the first time as Jose Mourinho gave Harry Kane the night off and he made goals in either half for Lucas Moura and Son Heung-min, while he would have also netted himself had Andres Andrade not scored an own goal. After qualifying for the semi-finals and making history, I am more than happy and more than proud for them. An astonishing start produced the quickest five goals in a match in UEFA Champions League history with the lead changing hands twice. Similar to the Lamela chance in the first half, the ball rolled towards the goalline but the keeper recovered with a yard to spare. Carlos Vinicius shone as Jose Mourinho’s side earned a comfortable victory over LASK in their Europa League Group J opener. Vinicius took Ben Davies’ ball over the top in his stride and then played a reverse pass for his compatriot to slot home. Spurs had chances to rack up a handsome lead, but Matt Doherty headed over, Son Heung-min had a shot saved and Moura also sent a header the wrong side of the crossbar. WhatsApp. For other inquiries, Contact Us. UEFA Champions League Quarter Final. Vinicius was not done as he cleverly nodded Doherty’s cross into the path of Son, who converted his ninth goal of the season. It's unpredictable.". Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.