Chelsea regained the tone of the absent victories 4 rounds, by defeating Tottenham 2-1 today, Saturday, at Stamford Bridge in the London derby, as part of the 27th round of the Premier League.
Chelsea goals each scored by Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso in the 15th and 48th minutes, while Tottenham’s goal was scored by Antonio Rudiger by his own goal in the 89th minute.
With that result, Chelsea raised its score to 44 points, strengthening its position in fourth place, while Tottenham’s balance was frozen at 40 points in fifth place.
The first attempt in the match came in the tenth minute after Steven Bergwijn and Lucas Moura exchanged the ball to pay off the boundaries of the penalty area a strong ball saved by Willy Caballero.
Mount responded with an incursion from the left side of the penalty area in the 12th minute, after which he shot a globe, and Hugo Lloris narrowly pushed the ball away to a corner kick.
Ross Barkley tried to surprise Hugo Lloris with a powerful shot from outside the penalty area in the 14th minute, which went just past the post.
Chelsea opened the score in the 15th minute after Jorginho sent an elaborate ball to Girou, who was alone with Tottenham goal, striking a ball saved by Loris, followed by Barclay and collided with the post, to return to Girou again, who struck a perfect floor that inhabited the French goalkeeper’s net.
Alonso almost added the second goal to the blues in the 24th minute, with a surprise shot in his right foot from the edge of the penalty area, slightly passed over the bar.
Tottenham reappeared offensive again in the 34th minute, with a header from Sanchez, Caballero directed the ball to a corner kick.
Chelsea consolidated their lead early in the second half in the 48th minute, After Barkley paved a pass in special time to Marcos Alonso at the edge of the penalty area, the latter fired a ground-based missile, which Loris was unable to address.
Mourinho Tottenham made the first substitution in the 62nd minute, with Érik Lamela going down at Tanguy Ndombele expense.
With the attacking level of Chelsea reduced, Lampard broke into striker Abraham at the expense of Giroud in the 71st minute, followed by Willian at the expense of Barkley in the 77th minute.
Chelsea had a foul on the edge of the penalty area in the 82nd minute, Alonso performed it with a beautiful ball hit the crossbar.
Tottenham reduced the difference in the 89th minute, with a pass from Lamella from the left side of the penalty area, clashed with the foot of defender Rudiger, covered Cabairo and settled in the net, ending the meeting after Chelsea won 2-1.
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