Spurs hit back to stun Ajax and book Champions League final against Liverpool

Tottenham Hotspur's Toni Jimenez, Jesus Perez, manager Mauricio Pochettino, and Miguel D'Agostino ce

Tottenham Hotspur's Toni Jimenez, Jesus Perez, manager Mauricio Pochettino, and Miguel D'Agostino celebrate after the final whistle of the Champions League semi-final, second leg against Ajax (pic: Adam Davy/PA Images). - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Champions League semi-final second leg: Ajax 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 (3-3 on aggregate and Spurs progress on away goals)

Tottenham Hotspur's Lucas Moura (centre) scores his side's first goal of the game during the Champio

Tottenham Hotspur's Lucas Moura (centre) scores his side's first goal of the game during the Champions League semi-final, second leg match against Ajax (pic: Adam Davy/PA Images). - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Tottenham Hotspur replicated Liverpool's Champions League miracle as Lucas Moura's dramatic second-half hat-trick secured a stunning 3-2 win over Ajax which sets up an all-English final.

Spurs were dead and buried at half-time in the second leg at the Johan Cryuff Arena as they trailed the Amsterdam outfit 2-0 on the night and 3-0 on aggregate after goals from Matthijs De Ligt and Hakim Ziyech.

However, a miraculous comeback, spearheaded by Moura, was completed deep into added time when the Brazilian slotted home a loose ball to spark amazing scenes in Amsterdam.

It continues the remarkable progress for Spurs under boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has led the club further in Europe than any other.

Tottenham Hotspur's Moussa Sissoko (left) and Manchester City's Raheem Sterling battle for the ball

Tottenham Hotspur's Moussa Sissoko (left) and Manchester City's Raheem Sterling battle for the ball during the Champions League quarter-final, first leg match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (pic: Adam Davy/PA Images). - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

Jurgen Klopp's men may have thought their name was on the trophy after the manner of their comeback against Barcelona, but Spurs will have other ideas and it promises to be a brilliant spectacle in Madrid on June 1.

For Ajax, a brilliant run in this competition, where they beat Real Madrid and Juventus in previous rounds, ended in the most heartbreaking of ways and with their side set to be picked apart in the summer, they are unlikely to have a better chance of winning European football's premier club competition than this.

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