Hat-Trick Hero Kane Destroys APOEL In Goal Fest UCL Night
UEFA Champions League Wrap 26 September 2017
APOEL Nicosia 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur
In what was a tightly contested game in the APOEL, it was the hosts who made early inroads into the opposition final third. APOEL came close to finding the lead after De Camargo capitalized in a Serge Aurier slip and fired a powerful shot against the Spurs cross bar.
Spurs’ talismanic striker Harry Kane put his team in front on the 40th minute mark after being sent clear on goal by Toby Aldeweireld with the forwad calmly slotting his shot past the keeper.
Kane was on target again in the second half as he doubled his sides’ lead and continued his fine goal scoring form.
The hat-trick was completed by Kane after 67 minutes and that capped off a successful night for the centre forward who was substituted shortly thereafter. i
Monaco 0 - 3 FC Porto
French side Monaco looked to get their campaign underway this season as they hosted FC Porto but were shocked early on by their visitors.
Vincent Aboubaker skillfully put his side ahead after 31 minutes which pinned the hosts against the ropes for most of the match. Aboubaker was on hand to doubled his side’s lead after 70 minutes and Miguel Layun sealed the points with a goal of his own on the 90th minute.
Sevilla 3-0 Maribor
Wissam Ben Yedder was a constant thorn in the Maribor defense and was duly rewarded after 27 minutes after a fine finish.
The striker doubled his side’s lead just before halftime to further rub salt in the wounds of Maribor.
Ben Yedder had the final say on the night as he converted a penalty to ensure a well-worked hat-trick and maximum points for his side.
Besiktas 2-0 RB Leipzig
Ryan Babel put the hosts ahead after just ten minutes to make the Besiktas’ intentions very clear on the night.
Anderson Talisca doubled his side’s lead just before the halftime break and proved enough to secure three valuable points for the home side.
Napoli 3-1 Feyenoord
Napoli got off to a great start to the game when Lorenzo Insigne fired the hosts into the lead just after 7 minutes into the game.
Dries Mertens doubled the hosts’ lead shortly after the start of the second half before Jose Callejon put the game to bed with a neat finish to make it 3-0.
Nordin Amrabat scored a consolation for the visitors after the Napoli defense was caught napping and made the score 3-1 on the night.