AC Milan: Milan eliminate Tottenham and return to the Champions League quarterfinals 11 years later

He AC Milan got a ticket to the quarterfinals of the UEFA champions league 2022/2023 thanks to the result achieved in the first leg in San Siro. The rossoneri They arrived in English territory with the slight advantage achieved at home and this was key to ending up eliminating the Tottenham after the 0-0 in the Spurs’ Stadium. [Narración y estadísticas: Tottenham Hotspur – AC Milan]

Tottenham tried to turn the score around at home and in front of their fans, but a great Brahim Diaz, especially after the break, stopped the British team and left the goal for Milan very close. But the marker did not move throughout the more than 90 minutes that were played in London.

Milan barely suffered on their visit to Spurs’ Stadium. Only in the final minutes could the script of the film change, but a great stop of maignan frustrated the heroic of Tottenham. And so the squad rossonera he was finally able to return to the quarterfinals of the highest competition in European football eleven years later.

Theo Hernández, against Pedro Porro in Tottenham – AC Milan of the Champions League 2022/2023


The game started late, as happened on Tuesday at the Chelsea – Borussia Dortmund Because of the traffic in London. Wednesday of rain and cold as cold the Tottenham fans stayed with the performance of their team from the beginning of the contest.

Milan knew in the quarterfinals if they did not concede a single goal and they played that. Not even giving Tottenham the baton, the English could find a way to put Maignan on the ropes. neither appeared nor kane neither heung min sonwhile in the band at the spurs they forgot they had richarlison until the 70th minute.

Neither pride nor goal

Throughout the game, there was not a glimpse of that Tottenham that was placed among the best on the Old Continent. Stuck in attack and with Milan on the defensive, the English found an opponent wanting to do damage after passing through the changing rooms. Especially with a very active Brahim.

messiah failed in what would have been Tottenham’s sentence and Forster managed to stop a pair of scissors giroud. By then, Londoners might have thought things couldn’t get any worse, but then came the expulsion of Rosemary for a double yellow card, the last one after a very ugly and hard tackle on Theo Hernandez.

With the arrival of extra time, Tottenham tried to force extra time and was very close to achieving it with a chopped header from Kane. But Maignan responded with a great save and origin with a shot on the next play that almost ended up changing the light to 0-1 for Milan before the final whistle of Clement Turpin.

With their victory in the tie against Tottenham, corresponding to the round of 16 of the Champions League, AC Milan advances towards the quarterfinals together with Chelseahe Benfica and the Bayern Munich. An Italian, an Englishman, a Portuguese and a German. This is waiting for what happens next week with the other four duels in this round. Eight other teams are looking for the pass, including the real Madrid.

Tottenham 0-0 AC Milan

tottenham hotspur:Forster; Emerson (Richarlison, 70′), Romero, Lenglet, Davies, Perisic (Porro, 53′); Skipp, Hojbjerg; Kulusevski (Sanchez, 83′), Son and Kane.

AC Milan:Maignan; Thiaw, Tomori, Kalulu, Hernandez; Messias (Saelemaekers, 56′), Krunic, Tonali; Díaz (Bennacer, 81′), Leao (Rebic, 89′) and Giroud (Origi, 81′).

Referee: Clement Turpin (FRA) booked Romero (17′), Lenglet (21′) and Skipp (90+’) for Tottenham and Thiaw (90+’) for Milan. He sent off Romero for a double yellow card at 77′.

incidents: Match corresponding to the round of 16 second leg of the Champions League played at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (London, England).

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