Tottenham Hotspur: Dele at the double as super Spurs sink Real Madrid

Tottenham Hotspur: Dele at the double as super Spurs sink Real Madrid

Piers Morgan joked that "The Apocalypse" had arrived after Tottenham Hotspur were emphatic 3-1 winners against Real Madrid on Wednesday night.

Steve McManaman has told Spanish newspaper Marca that he would forget about signing Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane if he was in charge at Real Madrid.

Kane has 13 club goals this season and his return is a major boost for Tottenham after the north Londoners lost their last two matches against Manchester United in the Premier League and West Ham in the League Cup.

Facing Madrid away offers a massive opportunity for players to absorb the atmosphere and occasion, helping with the maturation process, regardless of availability for the match.

However, former Liverpool Real Madrid midfielder McManaman claimed that he would ignore signing Kane and look to lure a younger player such as 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe to Madrid.

The striker was able to complete some short sprints and basic passing drills while at one point he made a hand gesture appearing to suggest he felt fine.

"No [I wouldn't sign Kane]", McManaman said.

Aside the fact that both teams have same number of points in the group, the goals scored, against and goal different are same with the reverse fixture of the score draw in Santiago Bernabue as the best option to settle their placement before the end of the group stage of the competition next month. It could have been more today.

"It's a great result to build on". And it came as very little surprise when shortly before the half-hour mark Spurs took the lead.

Spurs can taste a morsel of revenge for their 2010-11 quarterfinal defeat to Madrid by beating the Galacticos tonight.

Ronaldo was rewarded for his part in Madrid's La Liga and Champions League double by winning the FIFA's Best Men's Player Award in October. Soon after, Ramos somehow managed to get in the way of teammate Ronaldo's goalbound attempt as Real looked for a foothold in the contest.