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Tottenham Hotspur defeated Real Madrid 3-1 at Wembley Stadium, as the Premier League side dominated the holders in Group H of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
A brace from Dele Alli set Spurs on their way, and a clinical finish by Christian Eriksen made sure Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal meant very little.
Spurs claimed a spot in the last 16, joining Manchester City who defeated Napoli 4-2 on the road.
Liverpool posted a comprehensive win against Maribor, beating their opponents 3-0 at Anfield in Group E.
Shakhtar Donetsk and Besiktas both have one foot in the next phase, as a number of sides continue to battle for a qualifying berth.
Ronaldo is the top scorer in the competition with six goals, closely followed by Harry Kane, who sits one strike behind.
Here are Wednesday’s results:
- Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Real Madrid
- Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Apoel Nicosia
- FC Porto 3-1 RB Leipzig
- Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 Feyenoord
- Napoli 2-4 Manchester City
- Liverpool 3-0 Maribor
- Sevilla 2-1 Spartak Moscow
- Besiktas 1-1 Monaco
Here’s the latest group standings:
Liverpool 8 pts
Sevilla 7 pts
Spartak Moscow 5 pts
Maribor 1 pts
Manchester City 12 pts
Shakhtar Donetsk 9 pts
Napoli 3 pts
Besiktas 10 pts
Porto 6 pts
RB Leipzig 4 pts
AS Monaco 2 pts
Tottenham Hotspur 10 pts
Real Madrid 7 pts
Borussia Dortmund 2
Apoel Nicosia 2
A full look at the standings can be found at the tournament’s official website.
The scoring charts for the tournament are available from WhoScored.com.
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Spurs were outstanding at the English national stadium, deconstructing Real with ruthless efficiency.
Kane was the conductor of the band, but it was Alli who stole the show with a double that broke Spanish hearts.
The England internationals were at their best as they linked, and Real’s defence were taken to pieces on multiple occasions.
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Alli opened the scoring after 27 minutes, adding his brace shortly after the restart of the second half.
A sweeping move by Kane and Alli opened the door for Eriksen, and the Danish magician found the bottom corner to kill off the match after the hour mark.
Real grabbed a consolation through Ronaldo, but the champions of Spain were second best to the Premier League outfit.
Manchester City join Spurs in the last 16 after beating Napoli 4-2, qualifying from Group F in style.
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Lorenzo Insigne had opened the scoring for the Naples team in the first half, but City fought back through goals from Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones.
A penalty from Jorginho kept the match alive, but further strikes from Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling handed City the points.
Liverpool made easy work of Maribor on Merseyside, winning 3-0 to move one step closer to the knockouts.
Mohamed Salah, Emre Can and Daniel Sturridge all found the net in the second half, giving the Reds control of Group E.
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La Liga outfit Sevilla remain on track for the next stage in Group E after defeating Spartak Moscow 2-1 in Spain.
Besiktas retain the lead in Group G after a 1-1 draw against faltering Ligue 1 champions Monaco.
There were victories for Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto, as they prevailed against Feyenoord and RB Leipzig, respectively.
Borussia Dortmund could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Apoel Nicosia, seriously damaging their chances of catching Madrid in Group H.