Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0 away from home on Sunday afternoon. The match was Chelsea sixth consecutive Premier League match without defeat against their London rivals.
Naija News 247 reports that, the Blues continued their unbeaten start to the 2021/22 campaign.
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was host to a historical and emotional day as, prior to the world’s first CO²-neutral football game.
A minute’s applause was held to commemorate the earlier passing of former England, ‘Spurs’ and Chelsea striker Jimmy Greaves.
Once play got underway, the clash developed at a frantic pace, although both sides were often one pass away from opening their respective opponents’ defence.
Mason Mount and Andreas Christensen had good chances for the ‘Blues’. For Spurs, Heung-Min Son almost found enough space to beat Kepa Arrizabalaga, but neither outfit deserved to go into the break in front.
For the first time under Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea failed to register a single shot on target during the first 45 minutes.
Less than 360 seconds after second half began, Chelsea managed to net their London opponent. However, it was a nodding from Tiago Silver, assisted by Marcos Alonso’s corner.
Despite showing plenty of intensity in the first half, Tottenham were now being blown away by their opponents.
Not long after the Brazilian goal, the Blues’ super-sub, N’Golo Kante added another. Substitute N’Golo Kanté’s drive took a wicked deflection off Eric Dier on its way past Lloris via the post.
Other than a Harry Kane effort that Arrizabalaga easily held, Chelsea saw the game out with ease.
Antonio Rüdiger sealed the meeting with a third in the stoppage time. Assisted by Timo Werner’s low cross.
Chelsea now sit joint-top of the Premier League table with Liverpool.
NaijaNews247 recalls that, the blues has won their last six London derbies in the english league for the first time.
Tottenham, meanwhile, are without a win in three outings, conceding eight during that run.
Nuno Espírito Santo needs to turn things around quickly if he wants to keep up with the early pace-setters.