Tottenham are in a mad shootout snatched man city a place in the Champions League semi-final

The team gave stunning in the intensity of the match.

In the return match of 1/4 of final of UEFA Champions League Manchester city played host to Tottenham.

After the first meeting (the loss of “citizens” with the score 0:1) it was assumed that the hosts will attack from the first minute. And so it happened.

The first half was, frankly, “wild”. As early as on 3 minutes, Bernardo Silva flew to the attack, but in the fight with the rose lost the ball right outside the penalty area. And moments later, the bulls opened the scoring in the match. Sterling received the ball and immediately shot from the right side of the area. Lloris was powerless as the ball flew into the far corner from him.

The Tottenham response was not long in coming. In the 7th minute of Sleep restored parity in the match, breaking in the middle of the goal from distance. The ball ricocheted off the feet of Ederson and hit the gate. After 3 minutes, the Koreans scored twice, once in the right top corner of the goal to man city.

The owners did not accept the goals the spurs ‘ and scored almost immediately after the second goal Sona. Tried Bernardo Silva who joined the attack on his team and immediately shot from 5 meters. And 21 minutes sterling again led his team forward. De Bruyne crossed to the gate, and Rahima have only to substitute the leg, to score a goal.

Closer to the equator of the half, the game calmed down a bit. There was a lot of fight in midfield, which, however, nothing commands have not brought. At the end of the first half, Moussa Sissoko got injured and was forced to leave the field. In the 3rd added minute of the first half, the Dream could issue a hat-trick. Korean midfielder beat Walker, entered the penalty area of the city and took a strong shot, the ball flew near the right bar.

The team has not slowed down in the second half. Already on 49-th minute, de Bruyne played a dangerous free kick from close range but the ball flew over the crossbar. The assault on the bulls gate Loris is not over. In one of those moments, de Bruyne struck from a penalty corner, but Hugo in the fall hit the ball.

But in the 59th minute, he failed to help his team. Aguero turned on the second speed, broke into the penalty area and struck a strong shot towards the near corner, which ended with a goal.

Not to say that after the goal Tottenham have played more actively and tried to change something. “Citizens” and further carried out the attack after attack to increase their lead. But all that changed a corner kick in the performance of Eriksen in the 73rd minute. Christian hung in the penalty area, where Llorente sent the ball into the net.

Despite the fact that referee Cuneyt Cakir is originally scored this goal, videoassisted asked him to reconsider. After watching the video replay judge decided not to change its original decision. That is a goal Llorente and determined the course of the meeting.

After that both teams tried to change the score, but this led only to a large number of violations in the center of the field.

Then on 90+3 minute sterling scored the 5th goal man city, which has led Guardiola’s boys to the next stage. Josep ran to embrace the players and coaching staff, the stadium went crazy, and the scoreboard lit up bright 5:3. All anything, but after using the system VAR, the judge concluded that the goal was scored from an offside position. This decision was glad a different team – players Tottenham were jubilant, as if they themselves scored a goal in gate of the rival.

The final whistle signalled the scoreboard score 4:3. Tottenham through to the semi-finals of the most prestigious club tournament of Europe, and Manchester city once again failed to overcome the stage of the 1/4 finals.

Manchester city — Tottenham 4:3 (first match — 0:1)
Goals: Stirling, 5, 22, B. Silva, 12, Aguero, 60 — Sleep 8, 10, Llorente, 73.

Manchester city: Ederson — Walker and company, Laporte, mehndi (Sana’a, 84) — de Bruyne, Gundogan, D. Silva (Fernandinho 63) sterling, Aguero, B. Silva.

Tottenham: Lloris — Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose (Sanchez, 90) — Sissoko (Llorente, 41), Wanyama — Alli, Eriksen, Moura (Davis, 82) — Son Heung-Min.

Warning: Sleep, Sissoko, Rose, Wanyama.

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