TTSK– (Tottenham 1-4 Chelsea, matchday 11 of Premier League 2023/24). The London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea gave the audience a lot of emotional “spice”.
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True to the nature of the derby, Tottenham and Chelsea both entered the game openly and the goals came very early. In the 6th minute, Kulusevski opened the score for Tottenham when his shot hit Colwill’s back and changed direction, leaving goalkeeper Sanchez helpless as he watched the ball go into the net.
The goal made the match more attractive. In just 13 to 21 minutes, Tottenham and Chelsea each had their goals disallowed by VAR once. In the 27th minute, Caicedo shot from long range like someone just hitting Tottenham’s net and VAR was once again involved.
After reviewing VAR, the referee determined that Jackson was offside and obscured goalkeeper Vicario’s vision, but he also gave Romero a red card for a dangerous tackle on Enzo Fernandez in the penalty area and gave Chelsea a free kick. temple. On the 11m mark, Palmer successfully equalized the score.
Playing better than others, Chelsea completely controlled the match. In the 37th minute, Jackson kicked the ball into Tottenham’s net, but the goal was not recognized because Sterling had been offside. The score 1-1 remained until the end of the first half.
In the second half, Tottenham continued to lose people. In the 55th minute, Udogie fouled Sterling and received a second yellow card, meaning a red card and disqualification. Since then, things have become more difficult for “Rooster”.
In the 75th minute, Sterling escaped the offside trap before sending a pass to set up the ball for Jackson to easily put his name on the scoreboard. Just 3 minutes later, Eric Dier shot a close-range shot into Chelsea’s net, but VAR determined that the English star was offside. It didn’t stop there, “The Blues” were constantly in trouble after the finishing touches of Bentancur and Son Heung Min.
When the match clock entered overtime, Tottenham pushed the team high in search of an equalizer and revealed a lot of space. Jackson scored 2 more goals to complete his own hat-trick, thereby sealing a comeback victory for Chelsea.
With this loss, Tottenham still maintains 26 points and officially lost the top spot in the Premier League rankings to Man City (27 points). Meanwhile, Chelsea climbed to 10th place with 15 points.
FT: Tottenham 1-4 Chelsea
Tottenham: Kulusevski (6′)
Chelsea: Palmer (35′ penalty), Jackson (75′, 90+4′, 90+7′)
Tottenham: Romero (33′), Udogie (55′)
Start lineupsTottenham: Vicario, Udogie, Van de Ven, Romero, Porro, Bissouma, Pape Sarr, Maddison, Kulusevski, Richarlison, Son Heung MinChelsea: Sanchez, Cucurella, Colwill, Silva, Disasi, Caicedo, Gallagher, Enzo Fernandez, Palmer, Sterling, Jackson
With what the two teams have shown, Tottenham is clearly rated higher than Chelsea. Not only that, “Rooster” also has the advantage of playing at home. The belief that “The Blues” hold on to in the hope of getting a point is coach Pochettino, who led Tottenham for a long time from 2014 to 2019.
In London, Chelsea and Arsenal are Tottenham’s two most hated opponents. Since the 1990s, Chelsea has been dominant and unbeaten against Tottenham for more than a decade, culminating in a 6-1 victory at White Hart Lane (Tottenham’s old home ground) in the 1997/98 season.