Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspurs to face Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League final after Lucas Moura completed an incredible hat-trick in the 96th minute to secure a remarkable away-goal win against Ajax Amsterdam.
They will face Liverpool in the Champions League final at Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano on June 1.
Ajax led 1-0 from the first leg following Donny van de Beek’s goal at the new Tottenham stadium last week.
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt rose above Dele Alli to head the Dutch side into the lead from a fifth-minute corner in the second leg.
Hakim Ziyech then doubled Ajax’s advantage with a brilliant left-footed effort across Hugo Lloris on 35 minutes.
Lucas Moura halved the deficit on the night after a brilliant Tottenham counter-attack early in the second half.
Brazilian then levelled the scores after working space in the box after Fernando Llorente was denied at close range
However, Ziyech almost killed the tie when he rattled Lloris’s left-hand post with 11 minutes to play before Moura completed his hat-trick in the 96th minute, firing Spurs’ place into the final from inside the penalty area. The game finished Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (aggregate 3-3) – SportsMail