Wednesday night’s game in Manchester between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur was not for the faint of heart.
After a surprising 1-0 win at home, Tottenham looked to shock the soccer world by advancing past Pep Guardiola’s Man City side, one of the favorites to win the Champions League.
The 4-3 final of the game went Manchester City’s way, but Tottenham’s shutout of Man City at home gave them the away goal advantage that they needed to advance to the next round in a 4-4 aggregate.
The game was full of drama.
The first 11 minutes of the game featured 4 total goals. Man City opened the scoring with a 4th minute Raheem Sterling goal.
Tottenham answered quickly, with two Son Heung-min goals in the 7th and 10th minute that left Etihad Stadium silent and in a state of shock.
Man City knotted the game at 2 just a minute later, after Bernardo Silva scored again to cap a frenetic start.
City scored again when Sterling put his second ball in the net in the 21st minute, giving his team a 3-2 lead that they’d carry into the break.
Man City thought they’d advance to the finals after Sergio Agüero put them up 4-2 in the 59th minute and provisionally into the semis.
However, a Fernando Llorente 73rd minute goal for Tottenham gave the game its final 4-3 result. Man City also thought they’d won and advanced after a Raheem Sterling goal in stoppage time, but the goal was ruled out for offsides.
Tottenham will advance to face Ajax in the semi-finals.