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Source: The Guradian

Football cannot be picky about where and when VAR is applied – but is one angle enough?

Today 11:47 GMT

There is always the chance, when English clubs meet in European knockout football, that players who know each other so well will treat it as a pumped-up Premier League encounter rather than showing the respect and caution they might have afforded continental opponents, and the memorably frenetic showdown between Manchester City and Tottenham was an instant classic of the genre.

This is the question for football in 2019: is a single camera angle enough, when most others appeared to show nothing wrong?

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Source: BBC

Tottenham beat Man City in Champions League: 'Spurs silence doubters on night not to be forgotten'

Thursday 20:01 GMT

It was a moment of glorious sporting carnage and matchless excitement that capped off a night that ranks alongside the most dramatic the Champions League has witnessed.

City and Spurs did football and themselves huge credit - but it is Pochettino's men who go through after a contest that will remain indelibly stamped on the memory of all who saw it.

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Source: BBC

Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur (4-4 agg): Spurs stun City on away goals in modern classic

Thursday 20:01 GMT

Tottenham overcame Manchester City in a classic encounter at Etihad Stadium to reach the last four of the Champions League for the first time.

Fernando Llorente's goal, bundled in from a corner and confirmed by VAR 17 minutes from time, gave Mauricio Pochettino's side victory on away goals on a night of tension, attacking quality and defensive frailty that ended City and Pep Guardiola's quest for a historic quadruple of Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup.


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