UEFA Champions League: Tottenham Suffer Embarrassing Defeat To Bayern

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Bayern Munich ran riot as they dispatched Tottenham Hotspur 2-7 on matchday two of the UEFA Champions League. Here are the details from last night's game.

Written By Daniel Arambur | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Bayern Munich travelled to England in the hope to go top of Group B on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League. Playing at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the pressure was on Mauricio Pochettino & Co. to deliver in front of the home fans. However, Spurs were at the receiving end of a relentless Bayern onslaught led by former Arsenal player - Serge Gnabry. The German winger scored four goals as Bayern ultimately took home three points with a scoreline of 2-7 in North London. Here are the details from last night’s game.

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Last season's UEFA Champions League runners-up - Tottenham Hotspur - got off to a bright start in front of the home crowd on matchday two. They showed good attacking intent in the opening stages of the game which ultimately led to the first goal scored by South Korean forward Heung-min Son in the 12th minute. However, Bayern Munich were quick to retaliate as Joshua Kimmich equalised for the visitors with a stunning strike just three minutes later. Serge Gnabry started off his memorable night with an assist to Polish striker Robert Lewandowski just before the half-time whistle to hand his side an advantage heading into the break.

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Bayern Munich looked flawless after the break, especially former Arsenal player Serge Gnabry. The German winger scored four goals in the second half sandwiched between a Harry Kane penalty in the 61st minute. Lewandowski bagged his second of the match with a goal in the 87th minute. At the full-time whistle, the scoreboard read 2-7 in favour of the visitors. Pochettino will have a lot of work to do on the training ground if Tottenham intend to reach the knockout stages of this year's UEFA Champions League.

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