Chelsea imposed their might in an overwhelming second half at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, to return to the lead with goals from Thiago Silva, N’Golo Kanté and Antonio Rudiger, victorious in his third outing against important rivals in an impeccable start to the season.
After beating Arsenal in their stadium (0-2) and drawing with + Liverpool at Anfield (1-1), Chelsea’s third difficult outing in four days solved it effectively and an image full of power in the second half, when it passed over Tottenham to return to the top of the standings.
Unbeaten the team of Thomas Tuchel, finds no rival capable of defeating him. Tottenham managed to curb their offensive power in the first act, drowning with their pressure and causing little balls to reach Romelu Lukaku, but Kanté’s entry into the field at half-time was decisive.
In the run-up to the match, a tribute was paid to a Tottenham Hotspur legend, Jimmy Greaves, who passed away this Sunday. He is the top scorer in the history of the ‘spurs’ and also played early in his career at Chelsea.
You had to pay tribute to a great scorer with so many and put them by Chelsea. He broke the equality in a corner kick by Marcos Alonso, with a left-handed thread, who headed the net for Thiago Silva Thiago Silva in the 49th minute. After Didier Drigba he is the second oldest player to score with the ‘blues’ in the Premier League with 37 years and 49 days.
There was no time for Tottenham’s reaction, overcome with the scoreboard against and overwhelmed by the rhythm of their rival’s game. At 57 minutes Kanté allied himself with Fortuna with a Lehan right hand that deflected and hit the post before sneaking into the goal with Lloris making the statue. Rudiger put the finishing touch to the victory with a great right cross shot, in a long action that was born again with Marcos Alonso’s corner kick.
Chelsea are leaders of the Premier with 13 points, sharing the head with Liverpool, who scored their three goals in actions from the corner against Crystal Palace (3-0), and Manchester United, who came back to West Ham in the remove of the Forgiveness of Jesse Lingard, after the error that caused the defeat in the Champions League, with both Cristiano Ronaldo and a penalty saved by David de Gea in the add-on (1-2).
Brighton is fourth, with Spaniard Marc Cucurella starting at a high level, establishing himself as one of the great sensations of the start of the course in England. Jamie Vardy’s 250th Premier League match will not leave a good memory for him. His goal did not serve Leicester to score and was defeated with goals from Neal Maupay from a penalty and a header from Danny Welbeck (2-1).