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Heavy favourites Spurs justify 2/9 odds with an incredible demolition of Red Star Belgrade



Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from their draw against Watford in convincing fashion as they tump Red Star Belgrade 5-0 in the Champions League thanks to goals from Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Erik Lamela.

Pochettino’s team were heavy favourites coming into the game with odds of a win being at 2/9.

However, given Spurs’ current form it was unexpected that they would put in a vintage and dominant performance in Europe’s most elite competition.

The Premier League club move into second in group B, five points behind leaders Bayern Munich.

Spurs started off on the strong foot straightaway in a bid to upturn their form.

Star striker Harry Kane fell inside the box just a few minutes into the match, however, the skipper tripped himself up so no penalty was given of course.

Harry Kane back in the goals

Kane did open the scoring in the ninth minute mark who flicked in a header from a superb delivery from Erik Lamela.

The English international was heavily favoured to score ahead of the game with his odds being 1/3 to score anytime.


LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 13 2019: Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham during the Champions League.

The goal just pushed the Lilywhites to higher levels. They were showing the signs of the Spurs that was a force to reckon with as they showcased their trademark high intensity and pressing game.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side were once again rewarded for their play as they doubled their lead thanks to a goal from Son Heung-min. The Korean ran onto a Lamela cross and thumped home a nice volley that he could have easily mishit.

A 2-0 lead in the opening 16 minutes is a sight that Spurs fans have rarely seen this season and the Premier League outfit looked to add to that even more. Son led a counter-attack but his final pass let him down as Spurs were unable to punish Red Star.

The Serbian team had a chance of their own with Nemanja Milunovic heading wide from former Chelsea man Marko Marin’s nice cross.

Marin made a costly error in the 44th minute which helped give Spurs their third of the game. The German was disposed in the centre of the park and a Spurs counter ensued. Tanguy N’dombele ran with the ball and played in Son, who buried his second of the game.

The Korean has not been in fine form recently but such is his quality, he was 20/21 to score ahead of the fixture.

Spurs carried on in similar fashion following the half-time break. Lamela had a great chance to score but his shot went just past the post.

However, the Argentine more than made up for his miss as he scored just two minutes later. Lamela thumped the ball into the roof of the net after a good turn after a good cut-back from Serge Aurier.

The goal marks Lamela’s third goal contribution of the game and just highlights how great the winger had been today.

Harry Kane made it five on the 72nd minute to seal his brace. It was a vintage Kane goal as he nutmegged a defender and sent a brilliant finish past the keeper.

There were several more chances for the likes of Kane, Lamela and Son throughout the second half, which could have easily helped their goal difference in the group stage.

It was a dominant performance by Pochettino’s side and he will be hoping that this result can kick start their season.

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