The Spurs midfielder struggled to cope with a rampant Bayern Munich tonight.
After drawing away to Olympiacos on matchday one, hopes were high that Mauricio Pochettino's side could summon the spirit of last season's campaign and pick up their first win in this year's competition.
However, the visiting Germans were just too strong, equalising an early Tottenham opener before surging to a 4-1 advantage in the second half.
Despite Spurs' best efforts and a Harry Kane penalty, the home side just couldn't make anything else stick in the final third.
Bayern would go on to add three more late in the game.
One of the more criticised players on the night was midfielder Harry Winks.
He just couldn't seem to get to grips with the midfield battle, produce much in attack, nor provide effective protection for the Spurs defensive line.
According to stat tracking website WhoScored, he was the lowest rated outfield player on the pitch, making a critical error prior to Bayern's fourth goal of the evening.
The Spurs star is a real favourite of Pochettino, playing in all of their Premier League matches so far this season, as well as both of their European tests.
Whether this display will prompt the manager to make changes remains to be seen. He was far from being the only poor performer.
What's clear is that Tottenham fans expect better from the 23-year-old, with some taking to Twitter this evening to share their thoughts on his display...
What dirt does Harry Winks have on Poch? Dude should never start an UCL match he’s awful— bill (@Bill_unplugged) October 1, 2019
Without some nonsensical overreaction about how he shouldn’t play anymore or something, let’s call it what it is: Harry Winks is having a nightmare today. #COYS— Giancarlo (@RealMikeSalerno) October 1, 2019
Harry Winks is not good enough— thiago (@treezzus) October 1, 2019
Harry Winks having a stinker here. Aurier doesn’t possess a brain. #spursy— niall kissick (@niallkissick) October 1, 2019
I love Harry Winks but he’s having a mare tonight. Not sure this formation is helping him, we really need a DM in there. Aurier diving in as usual too, just can’t do that against teams at this level. Not good enough. #TOTFCB— Ⓜⓐⓡⓚ Ⓑⓘⓡⓓ (@Markbirdy) October 1, 2019
I honestly don’t know what this man sees in Harry winks— Romario (@_romariomartin) October 1, 2019
Take Harry Winks out this team and we could actually win something !!— Manny (@Bigdog0510) October 1, 2019
I got panned previously for criticising Harry Winks. I don’t care if he’s home grown, the guy has been terrible today.— Rupesh Chhetry (@RupsC73) October 1, 2019
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