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Being there made it extra special for me and it is in my personal top 3 of games I’ve been to along with the 81 cup final replay and the 83 uefa finalIt was really really great, but honestly a million miles from the feeling from the ajax game. That got us to our first CL final. 3 points is great but there is no comparison really. Also ajax was harder, whereas Leicester never deserved to be ahead.
Edit: and agree with Mampi that the City CL result was also a bigger high.
I don't think anyone underestimates it, they're just expressing the difference in the feelings after the result. Ajax was total disbelief and euphoria after achieving a historic result in the most unlikely fashion. Absolutely nothing could come close to that, other than doing something similar in the final. From a league perspective, I think the only thing that could compare is doing what City did to secure their first Prem title against QPR.Ajax in some ways was less impressive, as it only needed one goal to turn a loss into a win.
I think people underestimate the significance of this Leicester result and the manner of it too.
If we'd lost that, we'd have lost 3 games in a row coming into this afternoons game against a team that always beats us there. Team confidence would have been in the floor, Conte would be moody, fans would be frothing at the mouth.
But those 2 goals turned an 8 game unbeaten run in the league into 9, showed huge character, proved that trying yields results, gave everyone a lift including players who thought they were surplus to requirements.
We may still get beat today, but we couldn't be going into the game in a better mood.
And should we win it even draw, it keeps that mood, momentum and unbeaten run going.
Hello, Leicester fan here, I have got to say that was one of the most mental away ends I have seen at Leicester when that 3rd goal went in. Genuine question, how did that compare to the winner at Ajax ?
The only consolation was, speaking to some Spurs fans on their way back to the station was that they left at 2 - 1.
Agree. I said something along these lines at the time but it was a massive goalkeeper fuck up.That shot from behind our players is the best and exposes Schmeichel. Why the hell did he stop coming out? had he continued he would have easily been able to hoof it into row z.
Tielemans has received alot of stick but Kasper the ghost is hardly blameless.