18 Apr Man Town 4-3 Tottenham:”’I am the luckiest man on the world!’ – Christian Eriksen relieved following overdue VAR intervention
The Tottenham midfielder believed his side was completed on Raheem Sterling’s late goal, that had been ruled out by VAR
Christian Eriksen says he feels like he’s”one of the funniest men on the world” later Tottenham held on to beat Manchester City at Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final as a result of some late VAR review.
Spurs went into Wednesday’s match with a 1-0 lead, with defeated City in the club’s new arena due to some Son Heung-min target in the first leg.
The game went to half-time secured at 3-3 on aggregate, providing Spurs the benefit on off aims, as Raheem Sterling and Son scored twice while Bernardo Silva also included a target.
A overdue VAR call ruled out a last-gasp winner out of Sterling, as Spurs lived long enough to jolt their Premier League competitions and progress to the semi-finals.
Eriksen, who gave up the ball away throughout the build-up to exactly what could happen to be Sterling’s winning target, advised BT Sport:”I have to be among the sexiest men on the world tonight! I believed it was over but it was an enjoyable match.
“It was a rollercoaster, we gave them a great deal but got a lot it was a bizarre game.
“After today we have a profound
With the triumph, Spurs progress into the club’s very first semi-final from the contest since 1962, as it was called the European Cup.
Currently, Mauricio Pochettino’s side will face Ajax using a place in the closing on the line while Liverpool fulfill Barcelona to ascertain another finalist.
“It was incredible – how it ended. I am quite very happy, very happy,” Pochettino informed BT Sport. “My players are heroes to be here. I am quite very happy with them, so pleased for your lovers.
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“At a minute many things occurred in mind, the disappointment was enormous but they shifted the choice. That’s the reason we adore football.
“Now we showed great character and fantastic character it was an incredible game.”
Spurs will confront Ajax at house on April 30 for the first leg before confronting the side on May 7 at the return fixture.