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Tottenham wrote a sad history page for English football

Tottenham had to hug many unwanted records when they lost to Bayern with a score of 2-7 in the Champions League group stage on October 1.

Tottenham lost to Bayern 2-7 is the biggest gap defeat of an English team at home, playing in the European Cup. This is also the first time “London Cockerel” has conceded seven goals at home in a major tournament.

Including home and away, the last defeat was the first time since 1995, an English team conceded seven goals in the European arena. 24 years ago, the ill-fated team was also … Tottenham, losing to Cologne 0-8 at the Intertoto Cup.

While Tottenham collapsed, winger Serge Gnabry shone with four goals for Bayern Munich. The former Arsenal talent became the first German player to score four goals in the Champions League, since Mario Gomez in 2012.

His teammate Robert Lewandowski also had a brilliant match with two goals. The Polish striker owns 14 goals in the first 10 games of the season, the highest goal in the top five football nations in Europe (England, Germany, Spain, Italy and France).

After the first two matches, Bayern are leading Group B with six points. In contrast, Tottenham fell to the bottom when there was only one point.

In the next round, on October 22, Tottenham welcomed Red Star Belgrade, while Bayern were guests on the pitch of Olympiakos.

Bayern coach: ‘I do not dare to dream of winning Tottenham 7-2’

Niko Kovac could not hide his astonishment after seeing Bayern Munich win Tottenham on the pitch in the Champions League.

Bayern conceded from the 13th minute, but rose strong and then fired seven goals against the home team and won 7-2. Former Arsenal youngster, Serge Gnarby contributed four goals, while Robert Lewandowski scored twice, and Joshua Kimmich scored 1-1.

The Croatian leader also praised Gnarby – the best star of Bayern’s game. Garby has shown what I expect from him, no in attack but also in defense “,

The destruction of Tottenham helped Bayern win the first two matches in Group B of the Champions League.

 

Man City won 3-0 at Shakhtar Donetsk

Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students won a big battle in Group C Champions League, September 18.

Man City lost to Norwich 2-3 in the Premier League over the weekend. Before the match, they received bad news when midfielder John Stones suffered a relapse and had to rest for 4 to 6 weeks. However, despite the difficulties, Man City played an overwhelming match on the pitch of the team ranked as the second strongest Group C.

In the middle of the first half, Guardiola’s army opened the score. Gabriel Jesus was the author and then released the second route to finish Ilkay Gundogan. The kick hit the post and bounced to Riyad Mahrez’s position and the midfielder easily cushioned the ball into an empty net, when goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov was unable to stand up after falling.

At the end of the first half, Shakhtar had a good chance to shorten the lead but striker Junior Moraes failed to win against Ederson in the face. After that, Moraes confronted Ederson once after speeding to eliminate Man City defender. However, the Brazilian striker still can not overcome compatriots.

Man City continued to create many scoring opportunities after leading 2-0. De Bruyne misses a post in a high-speed counter. At the beginning of the second half, Gundogan definitely hit Pyatov’s position. Defender Shakhtar’s subsequent shot found the position of Raheem Sterling but the England international finished the post.

The goal of the home team is continuously bombarded by Gundogan, Jesus or De Bruyne. Otamendi put the ball into Shakhtar but was not recognized for offside. However, in a counter-attack a few minutes later, Man City scored the third goal. De Bruyne opened the ball for Jesus to speed up and finish past Pyatov in the face-to-face phase. Outside the pitch, Guardiola raised his hands in the air to show his joy after witnessing this goal of the student.

In the end of the second half, Guardiola gave the opportunity to play for defenders like Benjamin Mendy or rookie Joao Cancelo. In the coming time, Man City will have to fight in many arenas in the context of lack of forces. Therefore, Guardiola wants all his players to be ready.