Mauricio Pochettino hailed his Tottenham “superheroes” after they pulled off another Champions League miracle by beating Ajax to set up an all-English final against Liverpool.
Erik Ten Hag
Ajax defender Daley Blind says his side’s cup final win celebrations at the weekend were “timid” owing to the gravity of their looming Champions League clash with Tottenham.
Mauricio Pochettino remains confident about reaching the Champions League final after Tottenham’s improved second-half display in the first-leg loss to Ajax.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is dreaming “to infinity and beyond” as he prepares his side for the Champions League semi-final first leg against Ajax.
Ajax manager Erik Ten Hag has pointed towards the television money Tottenham receive as a reason why their Premier League game at the weekend was not postponed.
Mauricio Pochettino is “living his dream” by taking Tottenham to the Champions League semi-final, but is still thinking even bigger.
Ajax have shocked Europe this season after their run to the Champions League semi-final, where they meet also-unfancied Tottenham.
Ajax are the surprise package of this season’s Champions League following their march to the semi-finals.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has warned it will take a repeat of his side’s Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid in the previous round to see off Ajax.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri praised Ajax and Frenkie De Jong after seeing his side battle to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam.
Boss Erik ten Hag has warned Juventus that Ajax are happy to continue to play with their underdog tag.