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
The manager Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo decided to play with the following team: Hugo Lloris, Emerson Royal , Cristian Romero , Eric Dier , Sergio Reguilón , Tanguy Ndombélé , Pierre-Emile Højbjerg , Dele Alli , Giovani Lo Celso , Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son .
The home team had on the bench: Pierluigi Gollini, Harry Winks, Bryan Gil, Dane Scarlett, Joe Rodon, Davinson Sánchez , Oliver Skipp , Matt Doherty and Ben Davies.
Best player: Cristian Romero
The player that probably impressed the most for Tottenham Hotspur was Cristian Romero.
His rating iswith 43 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.
Chelsea – Formation
On the opposite side, Thomas Tuchel played with: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Andreas Christensen , Thiago Silva , Antonio Rüdiger , César Azpilicueta , Jorginho , Mateo Kovačić , Marcos Alonso , Mason Mount , Kai Havertz and Romelu Lukaku .
They had on the bench: Ben Chilwell, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Marcus Bettinelli, Reece James, Trevoh Chalobah, N’Golo Kanté, Hakim Ziyech, Saúl Ñíguez and Timo Werner .
Best player: Thiago Silva
The player that probably impressed the most for Chelsea was Thiago Silva.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 60 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 6.
- 47 Ball Possession 53
- 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
- 4 Total 15
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 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.
Tottenham Hotspur didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Chelsea received 1 yellow card (T. Werner).
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.
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.
- Brighton & Hove Albion – Leicester City – 2-1
- West Ham United – Manchester United – 1-2
- Tottenham Hotspur – Chelsea – 0-3