Tottenham were humiliated at home by Bayern Munich to leave their Champions League hopes hanging by a thread and add to the feeling of gloom around the club.
Former Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry scored four goals for Bayern as Spurs conceded seven times on a humbling night for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
The way Tottenham fell apart leaves them on the verge of a crisis after their shaky start to the season and will do little to dampen the ongoing uncertainty at the club.
Spurs, last season’s Champions League finalists, were booed off on surely what was their worst night worst night in five years under Pochettino.
Tottenham went ahead through Heung-min Son but they were pegged back almost straight away when Joshua Kimmich equalised and Robert Lewandowski then put Bayern ahead right on the stroke of half time.
It was tough on Tottenham but things quickly turned sour at the start of the second half as Gnabry scored twice in quick succession
Harry Kane pulled a goal back from the penalty spot but Spurs were embarrassed as Gnabry scored two more and Lewandowski added a seventh late on.
Given the ongoing uncertainty at Tottenham after their shaky start to the season, you sensed it was a big night but Spurs are left facing serious questions about the direction they are heading in.
In what was another memorable Champions League night involving Tottenham, Gnabry had a good early chance when he raced through the middle but shot straight at Hugo Lloris.
Son was then denied twice by Manuel Neuer but it was third time lucky for the South Korean when he put Tottenham ahead after 12 minutes.
Good pressure from Dele Alli, picked ahead Christian Eriksen, forced Bayern to give the ball away and Moussa Sissoko played in Son whose powerful shot beat Neuer.
Spurs were well on top but Bayern equalised 194 seconds later through a brilliant goal from Joshua Kimmich,
Tottenham failed to clear a ball into their box and Kimmich curled a wonderful effort past Lloris from the edge of the area.
Source: Evening Standard