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Gnabry stars as Bayern humiliates Tottenham

The 24-year-old scored four second-half goals in an eye watering Group B result against a hapless Spurs side which capitulated after the half-time whistle. The result, met by a chorus of boos from the home support, heaped further misery on Mauricio Pochettino's team which has, in truth, struggled to find form for some time. It had all looked very different in the first half when Heung-Min Son gave Spurs the lead but two superb goals from Joshua Kimmich and Robert Lewandowski ensured the visitors went into the break 2-1 ahead. What then followed was barely believable given how even the opening period had been.READ: Real Madrid stumbles as Club Brugge holds on for draw

Spurs a shadow

Niko Kovac's side began clicking through the gears in the second half and was soon purring against a Spurs side devoid of confidence and ideas. Lewandowski netted a brace to compliment Gnabry's haul as last year's beaten finalist was simply blown away. Harry Kane scored a penalty to bring the game back to 4-2 but even that couldn't stem the Bayern onslaught with a number of Spurs fans streaming out of the club's brand new stadium before the final whistle had gone.The damaging defeat, played out under pouring rain, was the first time Tottenham had ever conceded seven goals at home."We are disappointed. Every single touch from Bayern was clinical. They scored with every touch. It is tough to accept. You have to move on," said Pochettino after a lengthy post-match debrief with his players."This type of situation you have to face. It is tough and you need to be strong and keep going. Stay together, help each other and be all together. "When you receive this type of result it is important to bounce back and believe in yourself. It is the only way to recover."Read More – Source