Harry Redknapp lamented a dream occasion that turned sour, a night when "everything went wrong", in particular the sending-off of Peter Crouch in the 15th minute as Tottenham Hotspur crashed to a 4-0 defeat at Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final first leg.
This Peter Crouch red card vs Real Madrid cost Tottenham dearly as they were beaten 4-0 by Los Blancos in the first leg of their Champions League.
Peter Crouch apologised to his team-mates for his red card that was key to Tottenham's defeat against Real Madrid last night, Michael Dawson has revealed
Ronaldo cuelga las botas. El mejor delantero de la historia y un futbolista único dice adiós al fútbol a los 34 años. No aguanta más. Sus piernas y su cuerpo no obedecen ya a las órdenes de su cerebro. La peor sensación que puede tener un futbolista.
The England international striker lunged at Marcelo for his second yellow card and the sending off did not help the cause as Real Madrid destroyed Tottenham in the second half.
Crouch first picked up a yellow card for a foul on Sergio Ramos and then earned a second yellow for a foul on Marcelo that led to the referee giving him a red card and his marching orders.
City City mover Mario Balotelli late became a hate integer at his association for his sending off in an Europa Association cope which ultimately eliminated Manchester Municipality out of the contention.