Tottenham and Liverpool achieve impressive victories: where are they among the best comebacks of the Champions League?



Within 24 hours, the fans could enjoy two of the best and most comeback in the history of the Champions League. Tuesday night in Anfield Liverpool overcame a 3-0 defeat in the first leg to beat Barça 4-0 without Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino. And then there is what happened on Wednesday.

Not to be outdone by an English club, Tottenham scored three goals in the second half of Lucas Moura, including the winner in the 96th minute, for overcome a deficit of three goals against Ajax and advance to the final of 2019.

So, where are they among the best of all time? Here is our list of the best comebacks in the history of the Champions League:

No. 6 – Deportivo on AC Milan, quarterfinals 2004

AC Milan beat Deportivo La Coruña 4-0 in the first leg, but it was the Spanish team that returned and won the first leg 4-0 with goals from Walter Pandiani, Juan Carlos Valeron, Alberto Luque and Fran Gonzalez. This was absolutely mbadive when it happened, as it was the first comeback of three goals in the history of the competition in two stages. This was a Milan team with Dida, Cafu, Paolo Maldini, Alessandro Nesta, Andrea Pirlo, Kaka, only a loaded team that could not do it on the road.

Nº 5 – Barça chokes in Rome, 2018 quarterfinals

This was the stranglehold of Barça last season. Barça had beaten Rome 4-1 in the first leg in Spain, but a late goal by Eden Dzeko proved crucial. Barca went to the Italian capital for the second leg and lost 3-0 when Kostas Manolas headed home the winner from a corner kick in the 82nd minute. Only one year later, it happened again in Anfield.

No. 4 – Barca on PSG, round of 16 of 2017

Barcelona lost in PSG 4-0 in the first leg, but returned and won the second leg 6-1. Lionel Messi, Neymar and company achieved the best comeback in the history of the Champions League with the deficit of four goals, as Sergi Roberto scored in extra time for the sixth and goal of the goal.

No. 3 – The miracle of Tottenham in Amsterdam, semi-finals of 2019

This was something else. Spurs needed three goals in the second half, got the last in the 96th minute and did it all without his star striker, Harry Kane. Tottenham looked horrible in the first half, but Mauricio Pochettino made all the right changes. He made his team believe and they got a stunner on the road at Ajax that seemed to have no chance of happening. The victory sent Tottenham to its first UCL final in the most dramatic way.

Nº 2 – Liverpool surprises Barcelona, ​​2019 semifinals

Tuesday, May 7, 2019. That is a day that Liverpool will never forget and another that Barcelona will never want to think again. After Barça took a 3-0 lead in the first leg of the semifinal, the club sought to close the Reds on the road. Add to this the fact that Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were injured, it seemed improbable.

Ninety minutes later, a 4-0 victory for the Reds with Divock Origi marked a crazy goal that achieved a draw thanks to a pbad from Trent Alexander-Arnold in a corner kick:

A disconcerting and changing career comeback for Liverpool players, and it was not even the craziest comeback in the club's history at UCL.

No. 1 – Liverpool vs. AC Milan, end of 2005

While what happened on Tuesday will never be forgotten, this is the biggest comeback in Liverpool's European history. Down 3-0 against AC Milan in the 2004-05 final, the Reds returned to force overtime and penalties before winning them.

Liverpool were 3-0 at halftime, but they got three goals in seven minutes in the second half from Steven Gerard, Vladimir Smicer and Xabi Alonso. Then, in the penalty shots, Jerzy Dudek made two saves, Liverpool made three of the four penalty shots and achieved the best comeback when he considers the teams, the stage and the short time that Liverpool had to achieve it.

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