UCL: How Pochettino reacted after his side axed out Man City



Tottenham coach,Mauricio Pochettino has reacted to side’s Champions League victory over Man City following a goal rule that awarded Spurs away goal advantage over City though they led in the second leg tie.

The home side however had a late winner by Reheem Sterling disallowed after a VAR check and Poch went home smiling;

”It was unbelievable the way it finished,

”I am so happy, so proud. My players are heroes to be here. I am so happy for them, so happy for the fans,Pochettino told reporters after the match

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The Spurs boss said he had gone through a wild mix of emotions during the final moments as four words flashed up on the big screen ”No goal, VAR, offiside” confirmed that Sterling’s goal had been overruled.

”In a moment many things happened in your head, the disappointment was massive but they changed the decision,

From Christian Eriksen who mistakenly assisted the goal, he had this say after the game

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”That is why we love football. Today we showed great character and great personality it was an unbelievable game.

”I must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet tonight. I thought it was all over but it was a fun game.

”It was a rollercoaster, we gave them a lot but also got a lot. It was a weird game,Eriksen told BT Sport.


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