2-0 Chelsea! Mourinho's men were slow to respond and, thanks to Gazzaniga's moment of madness, the Portuguese's proud record of never having lost at home to a former club was in tatters by half-time. Three warnings about the behaviour were issued over the PA system, with a third announcement made in stoppage time. Copyright © 2020 Goal.com All rights reserved. HE SCORES THE PENALTY! Some of the Spurs fans behind Kepa's goal have started throwing things onto the pitch, with something hitting the back of the goalkeeper's legs. Next up for them is a visit from Southampton on Thursday. OFFSIDE! The perfect tonic for Blues. He curls a low cross into the far post where Son is waiting, but he slices at the shot and fires it over from close range. Abraham cuts inside from the right and tries to chip his cross towards the far post from the byline. He's stopped by Alonso on the edge of the box though and Chelsea come away with the ball. Spurs fans and Aurier are furious as he goes down in the box under a challenge from Kante during a corner. - Tottenham have won three successive games against Chelsea in all competitions for the first time since a run of five between March 1961 and September 1963.- Chelsea have lost on each of their last three trips to Wembley, this after losing just three of their previous 11 visits to the stadium (W7 D1 L3).- Spurs have kept three consecutive clean sheets in all competitions for the first time since October 2017.- Kane has scored in each of his last six games in all competitions for Tottenham, equalling his best ever streak for the club (6 games between Oct-Nov 2015). Video officials checked whether Kane had been onside when he went down under goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga's 24th-minute challenge -- and after finding he was and reviewing the challenge, the 26th-minute penalty from which the striker scored the game's only goal was given. VAR had a long look at that incident between Son and Rudiger and have overturned the referee's decision. Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits. Lucas is the other player to make way as Ndombele comes on in his place. He overhits the pass though and Azpilicueta gets back to win it for Chelsea. 160 - Harry Kane is now the outright fourth highest goalscorer for Tottenham Hotspur. Willian's pass is deflected into the path of Alonso by Aurier and the left-back drills his shot towards goal first time. It was a stifled affair, particularly after half-time, but Tottenham got the job (half) done. #CHETOT, What does it mean? Willian is an unpopular figure with Tottenham fans having joined Mourinho's Chelsea rather than their London rivals in 2013, but he had previously struggled to silence the jeers in these fixtures, failing to score against Spurs in 11 Premier League appearances. Jorginho and Pulisic drop down to the bench. For Chelsea, who dropped Kepa Arrizabalaga in favour of Willy Caballero following the former's refusal to be subbed during the EFL Cup final, the result is the perfect response to their Wembley defeat against City on Sunday. He stops just before striking the ball and he nestles the spot-kick into the bottom right corner. Have your say on the game in the comments. Kane drills a cross into the box from the right and it's Alli that's making the run through the middle to get on the end of it. It's Willian that steps up to take it and it's a confident run-up from him. Then in added time, Gazzaniga brought down Alonso with a really poor challenge and VAR awarded a penalty which Willian cooly converted. And Tottenham were made to pay for their profligacy as Chelsea were awarded a penalty in bizarre circumstances in first-half stoppage time. CLOSE! #TOTCHE pic.twitter.com/3y4fdfZYfF. Into eight minutes of added time now and Spurs are on the attack again. VAR intervened again as Son was sent off in the second half for violent conduct when he caught Rudiger in the ribs with his studs. The information contained in Goal.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal.com, Tottenham 0-2 Chelsea: Willian double sees Lampard past mentor Mourinho. Alonso curls a great cross into the middle of the box from the left and picks out Abraham between two Spurs defenders. Willian can't find a pass into the box, so he turns and spots Rudiger in a lot of space outside the box. Azpilicueta is staying too tight to him though so he can't put a cross into the box and he's forced to pass it back to Dier. No penalty is given so Eriksen swings a cross into the middle of the box. CLOSE! For reference. Kane was unable to get the better of Kepa from further afield in the 52nd-minute – the Spain international making a superb stop from his 25-yard piledriver. The information contained in Goal.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Goal.com, Chelsea 2 Tottenham 0: Spurs title hopes unravelling. It's risky play from Spurs as they try to play out from the back but Dier holds onto it for too long in his own box and Mount almost dispossesses him. Spurs win the ball back high up the field and Son squares the ball out to Alli on the left. He can't turn to get a shot away though as Tomori closes him down. It's Chelsea that are seeing a lot of the ball in the opening minutes here as they try to set the pace of the game and steadily move out from the back. Indeed, Tottenham would have leapfrogged the Blues into fourth with victory, yet Willian scored twice before half-time - the second from the penalty spot after a remarkable Paulo Gazzaniga error. Alonso gets there just ahead of him and a clumsy challenge from the right-back gives Chelsea a free-kick. League Cup Match Report for Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea on 8 January 2019, includes all goals and incidents. Alli also picks up a yellow card for his reaction to the incident. Lamela went into the book for a hefty challenge on Hazard, and Alonso wasted a good position for Chelsea when he crossed into Gazzaniga's gloves with Giroud waiting in the middle. Spurs can't get out of their own half at the moment as Chelsea are closing them down so high up the field. Sissoko tries to slide in and win a short pass back to Kepa and ends up catching the keeper with a heavy challenge. GREAT CHANCE! Read about Spurs v Chelsea in the Premier League 2019/20 season, including lineups, stats and live blogs, on the official website of the Premier League. The baggage that came with Chelsea's EFL Cup final loss was almost as morale-sapping as the defeat itself, so victory in a London derby should raise spirits at Stamford Bridge. Davinson Sanchez was booked for fouling Hazard with Spurs struggling to get on the ball, and Chelsea's No. Climbing. Chelsea dominated in the first half and lead Spurs 2-0 at the break. Tottenham are 1-0 up at the halfway stage of the EFL Cup semi-final against Chelsea thanks to Harry Kane's first-half penalty at Wembley. The Spurs fans are starting to show their frustration now as the home side's build-up is really slow. With six minutes to play, Trippier sealed Spurs' fate with a horribly misjudged backpass that rolled into the visitors' net with Lloris nowhere. IT'S A RED CARD! Copyright © 2020 Goal.com All rights reserved. VAR then awarded a penalty to Chelsea after he crashed into Alonso and the Brazilian coolly slotted it into the back of the net. Shortly after firing his side in front, the former Barcelona winger was back in his own box, dispossessing Christian Eriksen with a perfectly timed challenge. There's not enough dip on the shot though and it sails just over the bar. Chelsea have lost six of their last eight League Cup penalty shootouts, including all three at the fourth-round stage (also v Burnley in 2008-09 and Stoke in 2015-16). Vertonghen is holding onto the ball in defence and tries to play a long ball over the top to Alli but overhits it and it rolls out for a goal-kick. An announcement has been issued over the public address system at the stadium, stating that "racist behaviour from spectators is interfering with the game". Kante tested Gazzaniga from similar range before Blues defender Andreas Christensen missed a glorious chance when Ross Barkley flicked on Eden Hazard's corner. Another reverse for Spurs and the nature in which it came may just signal the end of their challenge this season. He passes it to the defender, but he can't get his shot on target as it sails over the crossbar and into the stands. It's a wonderful cross from Willian to the right of the box where James has cut inside. Tottenham Hotspur 0-2 Chelsea: Antonio Rudiger suffers alleged racist abuse By Phil McNulty Chief football writer at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Last updated on 22 December 2019 22 December 2019 . Spurs miss the chance to leapfrog their opponents into fourth place and have now dropped to seventh in the table. Spurs get their players back though and he can't get a cross into the box. Goal 50 Fan Vote: Who were the best players of 2019-20? Although there were no causes for viral embarrassment this time around, Chelsea's deep-lying playmaker was unable to exert his usual control on the contest, even when the visitors were in the ascendancy after half-time. Trippier, Son and Harry Winks linked as Spurs moved the ball around the Chelsea penalty area only for Christian Eriksen to overhit his cross, and Barkley ballooned over soon afterwards as the visitors looked to retaliate. The final change for Chelsea sees Azpilicueta making way for James. The game was interrupted as referee Anthony Taylor addressed the two coaches, however, with Rudiger reporting an incident of racist abuse. Tottenham were left red-faced as a pair of sloppy goals dealt a significant blow to their Premier League title hopes in a 2-0 defeat at Chelsea on Wednesday. VAR is having a look at this one though to see if the contact was inside the box and if Spurs should have a penalty. It's a poor pass from the defender and he gifts the ball straight to Alonso. Son Heung-min was sent off for kicking out at Antonio Rudiger with 28 minutes left, and Lampard's men cruised to the finish at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Harry Kane kept his cool from the penalty spot to give Tottenham a 1-0 win in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against rivals Chelsea. It's patient play by the Blues as they try to open up the home side's defence. Joe Willock scores the winning penalty for Arsenal after a 0-0 draw with Liverpool. While Chelsea kept their cool, Tottenham imploded - as they famously did when Leicester City claimed the title courtesy of a draw between the London rivals in 2016. 0. His first goal was a brilliant finish as he cut inside from the left and curled his shot into the far bottom corner. Gazzaniga gets down well to save it but doesn't hold it and Abraham finds the back of the net on the rebound. Chelsea hit back as Ross Barkley's shot hit the side netting, and then Kane's bicycle kick from a Kieran Trippier cross was clutched by Kepa. Gazzaniga charged from his goal and missed the ball completely as he attempted a clearance, instead catching Marcos Alonso high with his boot. Get a report of the Tottenham Hotspur vs. Chelsea 2018-19 English Carabao Cup, Semifinals football match. Gazzaniga came off his line quickly to try and clear the ball into the box and his leg is high as he runs towards Alonso. Tempers flared between Alli and Kovacic after the Spurs midfielder ended up on his back when he ran into him in an attempt to win the ball back. Thu 24 Jan 2019 17.23 EST. Kante whips a brilliant cross into the box from the right and Abraham rises in the middle to meet it. Premier League Match Report for Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur on 27 February 2019, includes all goals and incidents. They all think they should have a penalty, but the referee waves the claims away. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. He looks made for this stage. Eden Hazard's curler from 25 yards was comfortably fielded by Gazzaniga -- and moments later came the VAR intervention from which the first leg was settled as Kane kept his cool to fire into the corner, with Kepa shown a yellow card.

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