AC Milan Reach Quarter-Finals After 10-Year Drought, Defeat Tottenham
Milan got rid of the knot against Tottenham Hotspur and reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time since 2012 with a goalless draw in the second leg of the final price on Wednesday.
Thanks to a goal scored by the Spaniard Ibrahim Diaz in the first leg at the San Siro, where Milan beat Tottenham unanswered, the Italian team untied the knot against their English counterpart, who emerged victorious from two confrontations that united the two teams, the first of which was in the 1971-1972 season. in the semi-finals of the European Federation Cup (2-1 and 1-1), then in the final eight of the European Champions League 2010-2011. season (1:0 in Milan and 0:0 in London).
Milan reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time since the 2011-2012 season when they got rid of another London side, Arsenal, winning the first leg 4-0 and losing 3-0 before the start of the campaign. ended in the hands of Barcelona.
As for Tottenham, who finished the final minutes of today’s match with ten men after sending off their Argentine defender Christian Romero, they failed to repeat the scenario of their first participation in the tournament in the 1961-1962 season, when their career ended in a round of four in the hands of the Portuguese ” Benfica”, then the 2010-2011 season, when he said goodbye to the Spanish Real Madrid, and the 2018-2019 season, when he reached the final before losing to compatriot Liverpool.
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