Ajax fans excitedly count down to final whistle in Champions League semi-final against Tottenham… only to be silenced by Luca Moura’s last gasp goal to knock them out of competition
- Ajax fans watching Champions League semi-final in pub began a countdown
- Celebrations were ruined by Lucas Moura’s last-second goal for Tottenham
- The Brazilian’s hat-trick ensured Spurs will play Liverpool in final on June 1
Ajax supporters counting down to the final whistle saw their early celebrations silenced by Lucas Moura’s strike which instead sent Tottenham into the Champions League final.
Watching in a pub, the fans began chanting the seconds away as their side looked to be heading through on away goals with the score 3-3 on aggregate.
Dele Alli’s flick-on to Moura, who finished smartly, would silence the fans as Spurs led the tie for the first time with only seconds to go.
Ajax fans are left devastated when their countdown to the final whistle is ruined by a goal
The scenes in the pub reflected those on the pitch in Amsterdam, where heartbroken Ajax players were left flattened by the devastating late loss.
The game had started in perfect fashion for the hosts, with captain Mattijs De Ligt and Hakim Ziyech extending the 1-0 lead from the first leg.
However, Moura inspired the turnaround that ensures his side will travel to Madrid on June 1 to face Liverpool.
Lucas Moura wheels away in delight after firing in a last-second winner for Tottenham
Ajax’s players are left flat out on the pitch in devastation after the cruel defeat