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Unbeaten Madrid in Group Phase Finally Stopped


Real Madrid's unbeaten run in the Champions League group phase finally stalled. That's after Los Blancos humiliated Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 on Matchday 4.

Madrid face Spurs with a visit to Wembley Stadium on Thursday (2/11/2017). At the first meeting at the Santiago Bernabeu, both teams drew 1-1.

In the second meeting, Spurs showed his quality by being able to lead 3-0 first. Dele Alli bought up two goals in the 27th and 56th minutes, plus a goal from Christian Eriksen in the 65th minute.

While one goal Madrid obtained Cristiano Ronaldo in the 80th minute. Score 3-1 to victory Spurs survive until the fight completely.

Bad results at Wembley make Madrid for the first time swallowing defeat in the Champions League group phase since October 2012. At that time, Cristiano Ronaldo et al. bowed Borussia Dortmund with a score of 1-2 in Signal Iduna Park, October 24, 2012.

The 1-3 defeat also became Madrid's biggest defeat in the group phase since November 2008. The last time the La Liga giants lost with a two-goal margin came against Juventus which ended 0-2. So reported by Marca and Opta.

These results make Madrid's poor performance at the start of the season continues. The defeat of Spurs became the second consecutive to get Zinedine Zidane's team, after last weekend they also fell by promotion team, Girona, with a score of 1-2 in the tenth week of La Liga.

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