Belfast Telegraph

Home Sport Football

In pictures: Lucas Moura’s hat-trick stuns Ajax in Champions League semi-final

It was another remarkable night in the Champions League as Tottenham came back from 3-0 down on aggregate to reach the final.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino celebrates winning the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino celebrates winning the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, second leg match at Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam.

bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242747476
The night got off to a bad start as Ajax’s Matthijs De Ligt (right) headed his side in front (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242747586
Spurs’ players look dejected after conceding (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242747701
Son Heung-min (right) hit a post at 2-0 down (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242748616
Lucas Moura (centre) scores Tottenham’s first goal to give them a glimmer of hope (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242748691
Dele Alli (centre) brings a fine save from Andre Onana (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242749403
Moura gives Tottenham hope his second (Martin Meissner/AP)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242750064
Lucas Moura, second left, scores the winning goal (Martin Meissner/AP)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242749988
Moura celebrates the dramatic winner as Ajax’s players slump dejected (Martin Meissner/AP)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242749904
The celebrations can start (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242750249
Injured striker Harry Kane celebrates with Moussa Sissoko (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242750148
Lucas Moura celebrates with the match ball (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242750207
Boss Mauricio Pochettino celebrates after the final whistle (Adam Davy/PA)
bpanews_3739d1bc-c436-4ccb-b5e2-c783e877efeb_embedded242750347
Pochettino looks emotional after the stunning win (Adam Davy/PA)

PA

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph