Champions League football is back with a cracker as Tottenham host German champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Spurs started their Champions League campaign with a disappointing two all draw at Olympiacos. Mauricio Pochettino witnessed his side surrender a two goal lead in Greece, after Harry Kane and Lucas had our last season’s finalists in the driving seat.
It’s been a tough start for Spurs and Pochettino this season with numerous reports of unrest within the squad. They’re 10 points adrift of Premier League leaders Liverpool and crashed out of the Carabao Cup against Colchester on penalties. Embarrassing.
The Champions League, though, is a whole different ball game. And it’s a completion Poch and go will be fully focused on. In hindsight a point away from home in the group stage isn’t the worst result ever, if you win your home games.
Bayern Munich head to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium unbeaten in their last 9 away games in Europe. They currently top group B after a routine 3-0 victory over Red Star Belgrade and remain unbeaten in all competitions so far this campaign.
Coutinho, on loan from Barcelona, has hit the ground running in Germany scoring in consecutive Bundesliga games. He’s 13/5 to score anytime.
Harry Kane bagged his first Champions League goal of the season from the spot in Greece and is 17/4 to open the scoring.
Spurs have a decent record against top seeded sides in the UCL Group Stage, winning three and losing one. Over 3.5 goals copped in all four games and with the attacking talent set to be on show on Tuesday it would be no surprise to see another goalfest. Over 3.5 goals is 5/4.
Despite home advantage Tottenham are 11/5 to bag their first three points of the UCL campaign, Bayern are 23/20 to make it back to back wins and the draw is 14/5.