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Real Madrid suffer worst group-stage defeat in nine years

Real Madrid’s 3-1 loss to Tottenham at Wembley was their heaviest Champions League group-stage defeat in nine years.

Two goals from Dele Alli and a Christian Eriksen strike secured a famous win for Spurs and sent them into the knockout phase.

For the holders, it was their biggest defeat at this stage of the competiton since a 2-0 loss to Juventus in November 2008.

It was also their first loss in the group stage since a 2-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in October 2012.

1 – Tottenham’s 3-1 victory was Real Madrid’s biggest loss in a CL group game since November 2008, losing 2-0 against Juventus. Slump.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 1, 2017
Zinedine Zidane’s side, who lost 2-1 to Girona in LaLiga at the weekend, have now suffered back-to-back defeats in all competitions for the first time since January, when they were beaten by Sevilla in the league and Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey..


Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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