Alexander M Gross
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By: A M Gross | October 02, 2019

Tuesday 01 October, 20:00 hrs

UEFA Champions League group stage

A strong start belied a chastening and ultimately humiliating evening for Tottenham Hotspur as they succumbed to five-time European Cup winners FC Bayern Munich in North London. Former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry produced a virtuoso four-goal display on a night when the visitors’ European pedigree and clinical finishing simply proved too much for Spurs. The opening half hour had suggested otherwise, with Heung-min Son finding the net with his third good chance on twelve minutes. Two outstanding finishes from outside the box, from Joshua Kimmich and Robert Lewandowski, saw FC Bayern take a 2-1 lead into half-time, yet there was plenty of cause for optimism among the home support f...

Category: Champions League 

Tags: FC Bayern