Tottenham Push Manchester City Quadruple Dreams South

Tottenham slalomed past Manchester City on away goals to end the Citizens’ dreams and ambitions of winning a historic quadruple at the end of the season (Premier League, FA Cup, Champions League and League Cup).

Llorente’s goal seventeen minutes from time ensured the Lilywhites a place in the semis on a night of tension, defensive frailty and beautiful English attacking football.

Manchester City started on the front foot when Sterling curled a precision finish from the edge of the area with only four minutes on the clock to send the City stand in ecstasy, only for Son Heung Min to with a double in stunning fashion after taking advantage of defending gaffes by Aymeric Laporte who was exploited for most parts of the night.

Son was ready to force Laporte into making mistakes and the centre-back did concede those errors.
Bernardo Silva then put City level with a shot that deflected past Spurs goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris before English man, Sterling arrived on the far post to score from a Kevin de Bruyne cross.

City thought they had got a fourth when Aguero crashed home after De Bruyne sliced open the Spurs defence with a slicing pass.
They were eventually stung by substitute Fernando Llorente who had come on to replace injured Moussa Sissoko after bundling in from a corner.

In one final twist to the plot, the Citizens thought they had snatched a last-gasp victory from the boots of Sterling but emotions went south as VAR had the final word and ruled the goal out after Sergio Aguero was adjudged to be in an offside position as Portuguese Bernardo Silva deflected the ball into his path.

Spurs would now lock horns with Ajax in the semifinals of the competition having stunned football fans and treating them with a dose of what English football provides.

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