Sissoko reveals he didn’t know Spurs had qualified for UCL semi-final

Moussa Sissoko has revealed he didn’t know Tottenham had qualified for the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday night.

Spurs reached the last four of the UCL for the first time in their history after a classic European encounter with Manchester City, progressing to the last four on away goals after the tie finished 4-4 on aggregate.

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling thought he had won the tie for Pep Guardiola’s side in stoppage time, only to see his effort disallowed by VAR for offside.

Sissoko, who had been substituted in the first half due to injury, headed down the tunnel following Sterling’s ‘goal’ and did not realise it had been disallowed.

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“I did not even see that the goal had been canceled so in my head we were eliminated.

“One of the staff members came back to the locker room and told me it’s amazing and we did it.

“I said, ‘but how did we do it?’ He told me that the goal was canceled. I forgot the injury, I ran away and it was an emotional shock.”

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