Serge Gnabry Scores Four Times As Bayern Munich Blast Seven Goals Past Tottenham
Arsenal fans are convinced that Arsene Wenger had plotted for Serge Gnabry to tear apart arch-rivals Tottenham in the Champions League.
Spurs allowed a 1-0 lead to slip through their fingers as Bayern Munich thrashed Mauricio Pochettino's men 7-2 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
And ex-Arsenal man Gnabry ruthlessly punished Spurs in the second half when he scored an incredible four times.
Former Arsenal manager Wenger had loaned out the 24-year-old German winger to West Brom and Werder Bremen before he was sold off to Bayern Munich in 2017.
But Gunners fans can only see the funny side of Wenger allowing Gnabry to leave and eventually return to London to put on a masterclass against Spurs.
Selling Serge Gnabry to Werder Bremen, just so he could thrive in a weaker league and gain a move to Bayern in order to play CL football regularly and score a four goals against Spurs to destroy their confidence?- AfcVIP⁴⁹ (@VipArsenal) October 1, 2019
Arsène Wenger, he's done it again. #TOTFCB #afc pic.twitter.com/vaaYG8Rwx2
after all these trashing at the hands of Bayern, arsenal sold Gnabry to Bayern so that he can take revenge on spurs. Sir Arsene Wenger has done it again pic.twitter.com/gnc7cLjVD4
- s (@LonzoBaller_) October 1, 2019
Serge Gnabry was sold by Arsene Wenger to score against Tottenham in the UCL when Arsenal play in the Europa.
Arsene Wenger has done it again!
- Ali :flag_gh: (@TheBeardedRauI) October 1, 2019
Arsene Wenger sold Serge Gnabry to Bayern so that he scores a brace against Spurs.
Another Wenger masterpiece pic.twitter.com/hMGD7zXINU
- KAMUKAMA JAMES (@kakzaman) October 1, 2019
Arsene Wenger sold Gnabry knowing he would score a banger against Tottenham in the champions league
A legend. #TOTBAY pic.twitter.com/V27D50hPMv
- ian carroll :bee: (@CarrollXD) October 1, 2019
Former Arsenal player Serge Gnabry scoring against Tottenham this week, Cohen Bramall scoring against Spurs last week. Arsène Wenger he's done it again...:joy: Can't make this sh*t up!
- ¹⁹ (@ArsenalHQ19) October 1, 2019
Sells Gnabry to Werder Bremen 2016
Joins Bayern in 2017
Puts 2 past Spurs in the UCL
Arsene Wenger he's done it again :heart_eyes::heart_eyes: #TOTFCB pic.twitter.com/P24fhCKghC
- Nate Webb (@NateWeb22538013) October 1, 2019
Spurs took an early lead against the Bavarians after they sliced open their defence and Son Heung-min smashed the ball past Manuel Neuer.
But Joshua Kimmich stepped up minutes later and scored an incredible 25-yard screamer.
Robert Lewandowski handed his side a 2-1 lead going into half-time before Spurs were taken apart in the second half.
Gnabry scored a quick-fire brace to put the reigning German champions 4-1 up, only for Harry Kane to cut the deficit when he coolly fired home from the spot-kick.
But Gnabry was far from done as he scored again to complete his
hat-trick before Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski completed his brace.
The Bayern Munich winger hit the final nail in the coffin when he scored his fourth of the match and completed his side's 7-2 thrashing of Spurs.
Speaking to BT Sport after the match, Pochettino said that Bayern Munich were "very clinical" on the night.
He explained: "I don't need too much time to explain.
"We played 30 mins well, started well, pressing high. But we were unlucky that we conceded in the first minute of the half.
"They were very clinical. After we scored the penalty for two, we had chances to score the third. But from the 83rd and 88th minute we conceded three more goals.
"In football it can happen. Every single touch went in. We are very disappointed and very upset, but we have to stay together. I think we are strong in our mentality.
"Maybe you are bored about my speech but football is today, not yesterday. It is always [...] about the show. You have to do it today and tomorrow. It is not about experiences and what happened three months ago.
"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."
Bayern Munich have now moved three points clear at the top
of Group B, while Spurs are in third place and are level on points with Olympiacos.
5 - Tottenham's 2-7 defeat to Bayern Munich was the biggest ever margin of defeat by an English team at home in any European competition. Crushing. pic.twitter.com/LnUf8PKaWO- OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 1, 2019
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