Bayer Leverkusen make right mugs of themselves trying to poke fun at Tottenham on Twitter 2 years ago

Bayer Leverkusen make right mugs of themselves trying to poke fun at Tottenham on Twitter

Pride comes, as we all know, before a fall.

Clearly the person running the official Bayer Leverkusen Twitter account have never heard the phrase - do they even have it in German? They must do, they always have a phrase in German.

A phrase they certainly do have in German is schadenfreude - something Spurs fans who saw Leverkusen's tweets will no doubt be experiencing right now.

The German side raced into a two goal lead in their Champions League match tonight against CSKA Moscow, and took great delight in reminding their Group E opponents Tottenham, who were 2-0 down at home to Monaco.

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Ha ha ha ha.

Only, CSKA weren't done.

Just minutes later, this happened:

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And then, hilariously, this:

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And THEN, this:

And they say Germans don't have a sense of humour...

Elsewhere, Manchester City made light work of Borussia Monchengladbach who were just happy to enjoy the craic.

Leicester are also off to a flier in their first season in the Champions League, accounting for Club Brugge with three goals to spare whilst an 89th minute Ronaldo goal and a 95th minute Morata header rescued the champions.

Spare a thought for the 1982 champs though...

Scores

The Champions League is back. And it looks like silly season has returned too.

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