UEFA’s announcement that the away goals rule has been abolished from all of their competitions was warmly received by most football fans.
The rule has taken some stick over the years and in fairness to those that oppose it they’ve got some valid points, but there’s also some reasons why we think it should be kept.
Well, we say ‘good reasons’, there’s actually only one; it’s provided us with some absolute classics.
Here, 90min looks at some of the best games ever to have been made even better by the away goals rule – ranked all the way down to the best of them all.
9. Inter 1-1 Milan (1-1 aggregate) – 2003
7. Manchester United 4-3 Real Madrid (5-6 aggregate) -2003
5. Roma 3-0 Barcelona (4-4 aggregate) -2018
3. Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham (4-4 aggregate) – 2019
1. Ajax 2-3 Tottenham (3-3 aggregate) – 2019