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Emotional Lucas Moura reacts to replay of his match-winning goal against Ajax – video

Tottenham’s Lucas Moura was overcome with emotion when shown a replay of his last-gasp winner against Ajax for the first time. The Brazilian’s goal, his third of the night, sealed a remarkable 3-2 comeback for Spurs and sent them through to the Champio…

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Lucas Moura, Hugo Lloris and Toby Alderweireld on Spurs’ remarkable comeback at Ajax – video

Lucas Moura has described his dramatic winner in Tottenham’s last-gasp win over Ajax in the Champions League as ‘the best moment of my career’.Moura’s hat-trick in the second leg of the semi-final sealed an astonishing 3-2 comeback win for Sp…

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Mauricio Pochettino credits Spurs ‘superheroes’ for Champions League triumph over Ajax – video

Mauricio Pochettino has said his players ‘are superheroes now’ after Tottenham Hotspur sealed a sensational 3-2 comeback win over Ajax Amsterdam to advance to the Champions League final.Spurs overturned a 1-0 deficit at Ajax in the second leg…

‘I will remember this forever’: Klopp hails Liverpool after Barça comeback – video

Jürgen Klopp hailed his Liverpool team as ‘giants of mentality’ after they produced one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history to beat Barcelona 4-0, overturning a three-goal first-leg deficit and advancing to their second…

Pochettino says he may leave Spurs if they win Champions League – video

Mauricio Pochettino has made the stunning claim on the eve of Tottenham’s Champions League semi-final second leg at Ajax that he would consider leaving Tottenham if they went on to win the competition.Spurs is most important match in Ajax stadium’…

Mauricio Pochettino bemoans ‘cruel’ result as nine-man Spurs lose to Bournemouth – video

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino was left ruing his luck after straight red cards for Son Heung-min and Juan Foyth either side of half time ended any prospect of securing top-four status against Bournemouth. Nathan Ake’s injury-time header…

Mauricio Pochettino on Vertonghen’s head injury and Ajax’s victory – video

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has said his side’s Champions League hopes are ‘still alive’ despite their 1-0 defeat at home to Ajax in the first leg of the semi-finals.Speaking after the match, Pochettino added that he was not part of t…

Erik ten Hag on Ajax’s ‘unfair advantage’ in Champions match at Spurs – video

By | 29th April 2019

Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag shrugged off Mauricio Pochettino’s suggestion that Ajax have an unfair advantage before Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg in London against Tottenham. The Dutch side have had a week off to prepare for this mat…

Pochettino and Moura ‘living the dream’ as Spurs face Ajax in Champions League semi-final – video

By | 29th April 2019

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said he is ‘living his dream’ as his side prepare for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Ajax.Lucas Moura, who is set to play an important role for Spurs with key players missing, includ…

Guardiola accepts Manchester City’s win over Spurs ‘not our best performance’ – video

By | 20th April 2019

Manchester City are back on top of the Premier League table after a less than convincing 1-0 victory over Spurs. After Wednesday’s dramatic Champions League exit it was a game of fewer chances and drama, despite Kyle Walker nearly giving away a penalty…