Champions League: a nightmare for Ajax, says captain Matthijs de Ligt

AMSTERDAM: The Teen Captain Of The Ajax Amsterdam Matthijs De Ligt They Described His Departure From The Champions League Semifinal As A" Nightmare" After The Dutch Team Was Undone By Lucas Moura 96 Minute Strike For Tottenham Hotspur On Wednesday.

" It's A Nightmare, Like A Dream That Went Bad," The 19-year-old Told Dutch Television Shortly After The 3-2 Home Loss Saw Tottenham Hotspur Through To The Final Against Liverpool In Madrid On June 1. Spurs Won On The Away Goals Rule

Ajax Let Slip To 2-0 Halftime Lead, And 3-0 Aggregate Advantage, As Spurs Came Storming Back In The Second Half.

" We Played Well In The First Half, We Had It All Our Way," I Added.

" We Did Not Keep Up The Same Pressure In The Second Half.

" We Gave Silly Goals Away. We Were So Close To The End ... And Then The Ball Goes In. Unbelievable."

Moura Squeezed In A Shot Six Minutes Into Stoppage Time To Complete His Hat-trick And A Stunning Comeback For The Premier League Side.

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