Spurs ace Llorente reveals the real truth about City's exit

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 18/04/2019

Tottenham Hotspur striker Fernando Llorente has revealed the truth about his goal that led to Manchester City exit in the Champions League.

Llorente admitted that he touched the ball that gave Spurs the qualification to the semifinals of the tournament after the tie ended in 4-4 aggregate over the two legs.

Llorente's goal proved decisive after it was awarded by VAR, according to the Spanish attacker the video referee may have missed something.

He told COPE after the match: “I was screwed, I thought they cancelled it.

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“I knew I had touched it with the body and with the hand, although I forced it in then Sterling's goal happened and I looked at my teammates on the floor and suddenly we see that it's ruled out... it's a movie."

Llorente admits Spurs will have to be on top form if they are to topple Ajax in the semis and reach the final.

He went on: “It's incredible football they are practising and they are going through a very sweet moment.

“We will have to play very well with Ajax, they come with a lot of confidence.”

Spurs will entertain giant killers Ajax, who eliminated the defending Champions and Juventus in the second round and the quarterfinals respectively.