With Spurs run in Europe all but
coming to an end
, they know it's never over until the fat lady sings unless she's already done so, but they can take comfort in knowing the unexpected has happened before though it may be pushing it to expect Spurs to turn things around at the Lane in what would surely be the mother of all comebacks. Here are five great comebacks over two legs in the Champions League era.
Panathinaikos – Ajax (1996)
Up until recently no side has ever progressed in a knockout tie – in this format of the European Cup - after losing their first game at home which Ajax did, going 1-0 down to Panathinaikos in Amsterdam. With the game heading towards a goalless draw Polish striker
scored what he dubbed as the most important goal of his career and thus condemning Ajax to their first home defeat in four years and to make matters even more sour, defeat in their last game at Olympic Stadium. However Ajax knew that history had to be made if they were going to stand any chance of defending the European Cup. And they did, well made history but not win ...