Chelsea Beat Tottenham Spurs For Third Time In Three Weeks

Hakim Ziyech scored for the second game in a row, after also finding the net in a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Tuesday.

Two second-half goals, including a brilliant strike from Hakim Ziyech, helped Chelsea beat Tottenham for the third time in three weeks.

After a goalless first half, Ziyech scored within two minutes of the restart, superbly curling the ball into the top corner from 20 yards after a fine run from Callum Hudson-Odoi.

The hosts doubled their lead eight minutes later when defender Thiago Silva headed in from Mason Mount’s excellent free-kick delivery.

In the first half, Tottenham thought they had taken the lead as Harry Kane slotted the ball past Kepa Arrizabalaga, but the goal was ruled out as the England striker was adjudged to have pushed Silva to the ground.

The victory comes after Chelsea won both legs of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Spurs, winning 3-0 on aggregate to set up a Wembley final against Liverpool.

This defeat was Tottenham’s first in the league since Antonio Conte, a Premier League and FA Cup winner during his spell in charge of Chelsea, replaced the sacked Nuno Espirito Santo in November.

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Formation 4-1-4-1

1Arrizabalaga28Azpilicueta2Rüdiger6Thiago Silva31Sarr5Jorginho22Ziyech19Mount8Kovacic20Hudson-Odoi9Lukaku

1Arrizabalaga28Azpilicueta2Rüdiger6Thiago SilvaBooked at 24mins31Sarr5JorginhoBooked at 42minsSubstituted forKantéat 73’minutes22ZiyechSubstituted forSaúlat 90+1’minutes19Mount8Kovacic20Hudson-OdoiSubstituted forAlonsoat 87’minutes9Lukaku


Formation 4-4-2

1Lloris25Tanganga15Dier6D Sánchez33Davies2Doherty8Winks5Højbjerg19R Sessegnon10Kane23Bergwijn

1Lloris25TangangaBooked at 37minsSubstituted forSkippat 57’minutes15Dier6D Sánchez33Davies2Doherty8WinksSubstituted forGilat 89’minutes5Højbjerg19R SessegnonSubstituted forLucas Mouraat 56’minutes10Kane23Bergwijn

3Reguilón11Gil12Emerson Royal14Rodon22Gollini27Lucas Moura29Skipp42White44Scarlett
Referee:Paul TierneyAttendance:40,020Match StatsHome TeamChelseaAway TeamTottenhamPossessionHome65%Away35%ShotsHome15Away6Shots on TargetHome7Away3CornersHome10Away3FoulsHome17Away14Live TextPost update

Match ends, Chelsea 2, Tottenham Hotspur 0.

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Second Half ends, Chelsea 2, Tottenham Hotspur 0.

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Foul by Mateo Kovacic (Chelsea).

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Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Foul by Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea).

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Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.


Substitution, Chelsea. Saúl Ñíguez replaces Hakim Ziyech because of an injury.


Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Bryan Gil replaces Harry Winks.


Substitution, Chelsea. Marcos Alonso replaces Callum Hudson-Odoi.

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Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Kepa Arrizabalaga.

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Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Harry Winks with a cross.

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Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Antonio Rüdiger.

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Attempt missed. Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Harry Kane.

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Foul by César Azpilicueta (Chelsea).

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Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Offside, Tottenham Hotspur. Eric Dier tries a through ball, but Oliver Skipp is caught offside.

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Foul by César Azpilicueta (Chelsea).

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Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Ben Davies.

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Attempt saved. Mason Mount (Chelsea) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Hakim Ziyech.

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