Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino admitted he was rattled by the late rally from Sheffield United that threatened to swing the Capital One Cup semifinal second leg away from his team at Bramall Lane.
Pochettino appeared to be in for a comfortable evening as his Premier League side dominated their League One rivals for most of the game until two goals from teenage substitute Che Adams handed Sheffield United and improbable route back into the tie.
However, a late Christian Eriksen goal clinched...
Christian Eriksen's double ensured Spurs avoided extra time at League One Sheffield United, his late goal giving the Londoners a 3-2 win on aggregate in the Capital One Cup, and the midfielder revealed how important the win was.
Spurs will meet Chelsea at Wembley on March 1 and Eriksen said: "When they scored they got confidence, and you saw the crowd, but we had to play our best. To be in the final is what everyone wants at Tottenham.''
Che Adams scored two goals in 140 seconds for United...
Christian Eriksen struck after 88 minutes as Tottenham killed off a stunning Che Adams-inspired Sheffield United comeback to reach the Capital One Cup final with a 3-2 aggregate win.
Nigel Clough's cup specialists had rescued a seemingly impossible position in the tie as substitute Adams scored twice within five minutes of coming on at Bramall Lane to level the aggregate score at 2-2.
But Eriksen, who had opened the scoring on a night of snow and hail with a brilliant free-kick, had the final say...