Tottenham stuns Ajax! Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham superheroes achieved near miracle!

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Spurs booked their place in the Champions League final with a sensational defeat of Ajax.

Mauricio Pochettino said his Tottenham team had achieved a near miracle as he reflected on how his “superheroes” had fought back to beat Ajax and set up a mouthwatering Champions League final against Liverpool.

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Boss Mauricio Pochettino celebrates after the final whistle (Adam Davy/PA)

Lucas Moura scored a dramatic last-minute winner to send Tottenham Hotspur into the final for the first time in its history after an astonishing comeback. Spurs were 2-0 down at half-time in Amsterdam to trail 3-0 on aggregate only for a sensational second-half hat-trick from Moura to edge them through on the away goals rule.

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“It’s impossible to explain what I’m feeling,” Brazilian Moura told BT Sport after the game on Wednesday.
“We gave everything on the pitch and deserved this moment — we are family.
“Football is amazing, its gives us moments like this. We cannot imagine. It’s the best moment in my life, and in my career.”

Mauricio Pochettino:

“It is difficult with words to describe my emotion,” he said. “It is one of the most important nights in my life. Thank you to football. My players are heroes; in the last year I was telling everyone this group are heroes.

“To go to the Champions League final is nothing short of a miracle.”

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Pochettino looks emotional after the stunning win (Adam Davy/PA)

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