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The best jokes as Spurs beaten 0-1 by Ajax in Champions League semi-final first leg at new stadium

Mauricio Pochettino's weakened side survive another injury scare.

Mauricio Pochettino won't want to see the tweets and jokes after Spurs lost 0-1 to Ajax in their Champions League semi-final first leg
(Image: Twitter/Omnisport)

Tottenham lost 0-1 to Ajax in a Champions League semi-final first leg at their new ground in north London on Tuesday night.

Fans were left disappointed after the injury-hit hosts were unable to respond to an intensive start from the Dutch team, who went in front courtesy of an early Donny van de Beek goal.

VAR didn’t help Tottenham today. See how helpless their fans were. AJAX is back. Dutch football ⚽️ is back. AJAX v BARÇA Final loading.👏👍 pic.twitter.com/yFsJyXhqSY

— BreakerMan Barimah Boboo-Nhomasia (@BenKobie) April 30, 2019

There was also a nasty-looking incident involving Jan Vertonghen when the defender appeared to faint despite having been cleared to carry on by the medical staff following a collision.

Although Pochettino’s side will still hope to respond in the return tie, these were the best tweets and jokes as Spurs are beaten 0-1 by Ajax at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final:

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— FPL depression 🇨🇽 (@FPLdepression) April 30, 2019

Big clubs watching the Ajax youngsters like… pic.twitter.com/YR8S0mUXHi

— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) April 30, 2019

“Look! for the last time, that’s the tree where Bran gave Arya the knife, and where she surprised Jon, who is now Aegon, and where she kills the Night king, please pay attention”. #GameOfThrones #totAJA pic.twitter.com/B4q32PMIGu

— föxintheböx2001 ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 (@foxinthebox2010) April 30, 2019

“Fit to work” –
Spurs physio (voted Tory) pic.twitter.com/qclne0gpgm

— Walid Arsenal (@1Walid1) April 30, 2019

Spurs first 30’ in one picture pic.twitter.com/ysq8Eh8hko

— Samuel Army (@BarstoolSam) April 30, 2019

Dele Alli too busy thinking about the Boohoo Mens summer 19 range.

— VUJ (@DavidVujanic) April 30, 2019

Probably, still figuring out how Arya breached Night King security. #TOTAJA pic.twitter.com/5Nkon1NQmZ

— MoRde X (@GaVillingili) April 30, 2019

This would be the Ajax line up if Alderweireld, Vertongen, Sanchez and Eriksen didn’t leave Ajax for Spurs#TOTAJA pic.twitter.com/TIceu2OPTC

— Mark (@ACMaruk) April 30, 2019

Mauricio Pochettino must be very tempted to bring on Dele Alli for the second half.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 30, 2019

Is This is Blind Who Got Released By United #TOTAJA pic.twitter.com/fbp0ZxAtAk

— Saied Samir Esdoudi (@Mrhappy1998) April 30, 2019

There's being optimistic, and then there's the Spurs medical team looking at Jan Vertonghen and thinking "ah, he can run that off".

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 30, 2019

Jan Vertonghen right now #TOTAJA pic.twitter.com/K9lZAVabc0

— Thomas Jones (@tomj191) April 30, 2019

Danniella Westbrook had less problems with De Beek than Spurs are here

— JB (@JoshB_95) April 30, 2019

This is Spurs' worst performance at home since Saturday.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 30, 2019

300 stadium construction workers did not die for this #TOTAJA

— cheer020 (@cheer020) April 30, 2019

Me seeing Spurs fans leaving their precious stadium 10 minutes early tonight pic.twitter.com/Xaxgh1wMXN

— Emperor Bumblewank (@CapableOfFlight) April 30, 2019

Normally, a demoralising defeat in the Champions League can have a bad knock-on affect on a team's league form.

Thankfully, though, Spurs don't have any league form, so it's all good.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 30, 2019

Spurs are at that stage where they need Melisandre to start lighting things up

— James Horncastle (@JamesHorncastle) April 30, 2019

Only one man can save us pic.twitter.com/aVUX4458p4

— Daz (@the_life_of_daz) April 30, 2019

Just told the Ajax fans Peterborough are winning 3-2 pic.twitter.com/EwUKdsMqj3

— bunydav (@Ironman_LTFC) April 30, 2019

Liverpool Ajax is gonna be a great final

— F2Tekkz (@F2Tekkz) April 30, 2019

Poch looking at Dele Alli #totaja #ajax pic.twitter.com/Be6cvbGGuP

— NoStackMan (@no_stack) April 30, 2019