Chelsea tops Tottenham Hotspur 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Chelsea was ultimately too much to handle for Tottenham Hotspur.

Chelsea tops Tottenham Hotspur 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Chelsea was finally too much to handle for Tottenham Hotspur. T. Silva (49′), N. Kante (57′) and A. Rudiger (90′).

The match was played at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney with the help of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Craig Pawson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.4 degrees Celsius or 63.23 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.​

Tottenham Hotspur started with a christmas tree line-up. On the opposite side, Chelsea adopted a 3-4-2-1 formation.

Tottenham Hotspur – Formation

Tottenham Hotspur
G
Hugo Lloris 1.France
7.0
D
6.5
D
Cristian Romero 4.Argentina
7.4
83'
D
Emerson Royal 12.Brazil
7.4
D
Eric Dier 15.England
7.0
M
6.7
M
Dele Alli 20.England
6.2
M
Tanguy Ndombélé 28.France
6.8
62'
M
Giovani Lo Celso  18.Argentina
6.5
62'
M
Harry Kane  10.England
6.4
F
Heung-min Son  7.South Korea
6.4
Substitutes
G
D
Joe Rodon 14.Wales
D
Davinson Sánchez 6.Colombia
6.5
83'
D
Matt Doherty 2.Republic of Ireland
D
Ben Davies   33.Wales
M
Harry Winks 8.England
M
Oliver Skipp 29.England
7.1
62'
F
Bryan Gil  11.Spain
6.2
62'
F
Dane Scarlett 44.England

The manager Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo decided to play with the following team: Hugo Lloris (7.0), Emerson Royal (7.4), Cristian Romero (7.4), Eric Dier (7.0), Sergio Reguilón (6.5), Tanguy Ndombélé (6.8), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (6.7), Dele Alli (6.2), Giovani Lo Celso (6.5), Harry Kane (6.4) and Heung-Min Son (6.4).

The home team had on the bench: Pierluigi Gollini, Harry Winks, Bryan Gil (6.2), Dane Scarlett, Joe Rodon, Davinson Sánchez (6.5), Oliver Skipp (7.1), Matt Doherty and Ben Davies.

Best player: Cristian Romero​

The player that probably impressed the most for Tottenham Hotspur was Cristian Romero.

His rating is (7.4) with 43 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Chelsea – Formation

Chelsea
G
7.0
D
Thiago Silva 6.Brazil
8.4
Goals49'
D
Antonio Rüdiger 2.Germany
8.0
Goals90'
D
7.4
M
6.9
M
Marcos Alonso  3.Spain
7.5
M
Mateo Kovacic 8.Croatia
7.1
M
Jorginho 5.Italy
6.9
F
Mason Mount  19.England
6.9
46'
F
Kai Havertz 29.Germany
6.2
70'
F
Romelu Lukaku  9.Belgium
7.6
Substitutes
G
Marcus Bettinelli 13.England
D
Ben Chilwell 21.England
D
Reece James 24.England
D
Trevoh Chalobah 14.England
M
N'Golo Kanté 7.France
7.9
46' Goals57'
M
Hakim Ziyech 22.Morocco
M
Saúl Ñíguez 17.Spain
F
Callum Hudson-Odoi 20.England
F
Timo Werner 11.Germany
6.4
70' 80'

On the opposite side, Thomas Tuchel played with: Kepa Arrizabalaga (7.0), Andreas Christensen (7.4), Thiago Silva (8.4), Antonio Rüdiger (8.0), César Azpilicueta (6.9), Jorginho (6.9), Mateo Kovačić (7.1), Marcos Alonso (7.5), Mason Mount (6.9), Kai Havertz (6.2) and Romelu Lukaku (7.6).

They had on the bench: Ben Chilwell, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcus Bettinelli, Reece James, Trevoh Chalobah, N’Golo Kanté (7.9), Hakim Ziyech, Saúl Ñíguez and Timo Werner (6.4).

Best player: Thiago Silva​

The player that probably impressed the most for Chelsea was Thiago Silva.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 60 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

Match Statistics​

  • 47 Ball Possession 53
Shots
  • 8 Total 20
  • 2 On Target 10
  • 6 Off Target 10
  • 2 Shots blocked 4
  • 109 Attack 112
  • 30 Dangerous attack 64
  • 92 Ball safe 94
  • 16 Free Kicks 4
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 11
Fouls
  • 4 Total 15
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 2

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Tottenham Hotspur was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Chelsea that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Chelsea was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Chelsea won the encounter.​

Tottenham Hotspur shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Chelsea shot 20 times, 10 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Tottenham Hotspur didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Chelsea received 1 yellow card (T. Werner).

Match Timeline

46'
49'
Thiago Silva(goal)M. Alonso
57'
Oliver Skipp- sub ->T. Ndombele
62'
Bryan Gil - sub ->G. Lo Celso
62'
Timo Werner- sub ->K. Havertz
70'
Timo Werner- Yellow
80'
83'
90'

Standings

After this encounter, Tottenham Hotspur will stay with 9 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Chelsea will have 13 points like Liverpool and Manchester United to stay in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur will play away with Arsenal on the 26th of September with a 12-9 head to head stats in favor of Arsenal (12 draws).

Chelsea will host Manchester City on the 25th of September with a 20-14 head to head statistic in favor of Chelsea (3 draws).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​