Tottenham had Cristian Romero sent off for a reckless challenge as they were knocked out of this year’s Champions League by AC Milan.
Antonio Conte’s side trailed 1-0 entering the second leg knowing they needed to score at least once to force extra-time but the north London club created little, with the match eventually finishing goalless.
The likes of Harry Kane and Heung min-Son were limited to few chances on the night and the mood was sombre by the end as Spurs’ hopes of ending their trophy doubt are over.
Romero’s red card
Romero was booked early in the first half and it seemed almost inevitable that the Argentine would get a second booking.
And that moment came with 15 minutes to go as Romero flew in far late on Theo Hernandez right near the touchline.
Check out the moment of stupidity below:
Spurs’ trophy chances over
Despite suffering defeat at the San Siro last month, Spurs were considered favourites heading into the contest, but ultimately created very little.
This exit now means that Spurs’ hopes of Champions League football next year depends on if they can secure a top four spot in the Premier League.
Currently, Conte’s team occupy fourth spot but with the likes of Liverpool and Newcastle hot on their heels, they’ll have it all to do between now and the end of the season.
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