Real Madrid trounced Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 in the first leg of the teams’ quarter-final series of the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. The result puts Real Madrid in excellent position to reach their first UEFA Champions League semi-final for eight years.
On loan striker Emmanuel Adebayor scored a double for the hosts before strikes from Ãngel Di María and Cristiano Ronaldo sealed the win over 10-man Hotspur.
The teams will contest the second leg of the series at Tottenham’s White Hart Lane Stadium in London on April 13th.
Real Madrid: Iker Casillas; Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Carvalho, Marcelo; Khedira (Lass, m.61), Xabi Alonso; Di María (Kaká, m.76), Özil, Cristiano Ronaldo, Adebayor (Higuaín, m.74).
Tottenham: Gomes; Corluka (Bassong, m.80), Dawson, Gallas, Assou-Ekotto; Jenas, Sandro, Modric, Bale; Van der Vaart (Defoe, m.46),Crouch.
Goals: 1-0, m.4: Adebayor. 2-0, m.57: Adebayor. 3-0, m.72: Di María. 4-0, m.87: Cristiano Ronaldo.