Danny Rose reveals inside story of Tottenham’s well-known VAR triumph at Man City

Danny Rose has mentioned what Tottenham’s unbelievable Champions League quarter-final victory over Manchester City in 2019 was like from a participant’s perspective.

Man City have been favourites to go all the way in which in Europe that season and would find yourself profitable an unprecedented home treble.

However, they have been shocked by Spurs within the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Mauricio Pochettino’s facet gained the primary leg 1-0 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and prevailed on away objectives after shedding 4-3 on the Etihad Stadium.

The thrilling tie is greatest remembered for its dramatic conclusion. Raheem Sterling thought he had scored a Ninety fifth-minute clincher, just for it to be dominated out for offside following a VAR examine – one of many first cases of expertise getting used to reverse a serious determination.

Rose began each legs of the tie, although was substituted for Ben Davies late within the day on the Etihad and was on the bench on the time of Sterling’s disallowed aim.

Speaking solely to 90min, Rose gave the within observe of that well-known night time.

“Man City, I wasn’t anxious about taking part in them at house as a result of since I used to be on the membership, we would at all times had good video games in opposition to City, so I used to be by no means anxious that. But we form of felt that we could have wanted perhaps a 2-0 cushion going into the away sport and we solely gained 1-0,” he stated.

“But in the long run, one was sufficient. The sport on the Etihad, it was unbelievable. It had all the things that I feel, objectives, the disallowed aim on the finish.

“I’d been subbed as a result of I feel that was the third time we would performed in ten days. I used to be completely exhausted. I got here off the final 10 minutes they usually scored, and I’m sat proper subsequent to the City followers they usually gave me a lot abuse!

“So I put my jacket over my head and you’ve got seen all of the employees working down the tunnel…it was like scenes I’ve by no means seen earlier than in soccer.

“And time’s [still] happening, it goes to VAR and also you’re hoping that we have been fortunate. And it seems that we had, so I took the coat off and I began giving the followers a bit little bit of stick!

“In phrases of feelings, I’ve by no means, ever skilled something prefer it. I’m undecided we’ll ever see something prefer it once more. It was superb. The sport was fairly particular as nicely.”

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