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Barclays Premier League

Thursday, 1 January 2015,

Tottenham
5
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3
Chelsea
Kickoff: 18:30 BST, live coverage on BT Sport
  • Referee: -
  • Stadium: White Hart Lane
  • Attendance: 35,903
  • 30' Harry Kane
  • 44' Danny Rose
  • 46' Andros Townsend - pen
  • 52' Harry Kane
  • 78' Nacer Chadli
  • 18' Diego Costa
  • 61' Eden Hazard
  • 87' John Terry

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Lloris calls for attacking Spurs

Hugo Lloris has called on Tottenham to take their chances against Chelsea when the Premier League leaders visit White Hart Lane on New Year's Day.

Spurs held Manchester United to a goalless draw last Sunday, largely as a result of Lloris' brilliant shot-stopping.

But David de Gea was not similarly stretched at the other end and Lloris would like Thibaut Courtois, who is likely to be in the Chelsea goal, to be busier on Thursday.

"We are getting better and better every game," Lloris said on tottenhamhotspur.com.

"Defensively, when you get a run of games it's easier for everyone. We start to understand and to know what the manager wants, what he is expecting every game.

"It's important to be strong, to not concede goals, not concede chances.

"But it's not enough to win games. You need to score and to do more offensively."

Spurs are 15 points behind Chelsea in seventh, but only two points behind fourth-placed Southampton.

Lloris said: "We know where we want to be at the end of the season. It's a long, long walk."

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino could rotate his squad once more for the visit of the Blues.

Spurs made four changes following the Leicester win for the Manchester United draw and can be expected to make a similar number of switches as they bid to end a 10-match winless run against the Blues.

Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, Erik Lamela and Aaron Lennon are among those who could return to the starting XI.

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho cares little that Chelsea's eight-point advantage over Manchester City has been cut to three at the halfway point of the Premier League season.

The Blues have been pace-setters since their opening win at Burnley, with only Thursday's opponents Tottenham temporarily overtaking them on goal difference after two rounds of matches.

Now, after playing all the other 19 teams in the Premier League and ahead of the first return fixture of the season on New Year's Day, Mourinho has reflected on a strong start.

"Everybody starts with the same points and if we have one more point than them, we did well," Mourinho said.

"We are top of the league at the end of the first round because we deserve it and because it is a consequence of what we did.

"Chelsea is playing very well since the beginning of the season. That's the only thing we work at, the only thing we concentrate on.

"And in the second part of the season we are going to try to do exactly the same thing.

"Against Tottenham, we will be there again trying to get a good result."

Mourinho is chasing a third Premier League title and Chelsea's first in five years.

Seven times he has led a championship on Christmas Day - in Portugal, England, Italy and Spain - and each time his teams have gone on to win the title.

Chelsea, who were eight points clear of defending champions City during November, are indebted to Burnley that their lead was not cut to a solitary point.

The Clarets last Sunday fought back from two goals down to draw at City on a day when Chelsea had earlier been held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Mourinho's men have drawn four times and lost once this season in the Premier League, but won all nine of their home matches.

City's revival has coincided with a difficult spell on the road for Chelsea, who have dropped points in three of their last four away games in drawing at Sunderland and Southampton and losing at Newcastle.

"We had very difficult fixtures away from home," Mourinho added.

"We lost one game that we didn't deserve to lose (at Newcastle). We are doing well."

Chelsea's only other dropped points were at City and at Manchester United, who are 10 points adrift in third in what appears already to be a two-horse title race.

Mourinho has a full squad to choose from for the trip to White Hart Lane to play a Spurs side who are without a win in 10 matches against their London rivals. Tottenham have not beaten Chelsea since April 2010.

91'+6

End Regular Time

91'+6

Second Half ends, Tottenham Hotspur 5, Chelsea 3.

91'+5

Attempt missed. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

91'+5

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 96'

91'+5

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 96'

91'+4

John Terry (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 95'

91'+3

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 94'

91'+2

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

91'+1

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 92'

90'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 90'

90'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 90'

90'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 90'

90'

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 90'

89'

Foul by Mohamed Salah (Chelsea).

89'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 89'

88'

Attempt saved. Diego Costa (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mohamed Salah.

88'

Mohamed Salah (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 88'

88'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 88'

87'

Harry Kane

87'

5 - 3

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 5, Chelsea 3. John Terry (Chelsea) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Branislav Ivanovic.

87'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 87'

87'

Attempt missed. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Eden Hazard following a set piece situation.

87'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 87'

87'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 87'

87'

Foul by Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur).

87'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 87'

86'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Free Kick at 86'

86'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

85'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 85'

85'

Attempt saved. Diego Costa (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

85'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 85'

84'

Attempt missed. Ramires (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas with a through ball.

84'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 84'

83'

Attempt saved. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) header from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Branislav Ivanovic with a cross.

83'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 83'

83'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 83'

83'

Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 83'

82'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 82'

82'

Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 82'

82'

Cesc Fàbregas

81'

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

81'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 81'

80'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Federico Fazio.

80'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 80'

80'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 80'

80'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 80'

79'

Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 79'

79'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

78'

5 - 2

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 5, Chelsea 2. Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Harry Kane.

78'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 78'

77'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 77'

77'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 77'

77'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 77'

77'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the left wing.

76'

Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 76'

76'

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Ben Davies replaces Danny Rose.

75'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Danny Rose.

75'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 75'

75'

Attempt saved. César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

75'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 75'

73'

Mohamed Salah (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 73'

73'

Attempt blocked. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

72'

Substitution, Chelsea. Mohamed Salah replaces Willian.

72'

Paulinho

72'

Dangerous play by Paulinho (Tottenham Hotspur).

71'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Free Kick at 71'

71'

Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

71'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 71'

71'

Attempt saved. Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harry Kane.

71'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 71'

71'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 71'

70'

Willian (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 70'

69'

Attempt missed. Nabil Bentaleb (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

69'

Attempt blocked. Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nacer Chadli with a cross.

69'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 69'

68'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 68'

68'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 68'

67'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 67'

67'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 67'

66'

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Paulinho replaces Andros Townsend.

66'

Nabil Bentaleb

66'

Willian (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

64'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 64'

64'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 64'

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Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 63'

62'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 62'

61'

4 - 2

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 4, Chelsea 2. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas.

61'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 61'

61'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 61'

59'

Attempt missed. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

59'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 59'

59'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 59'

58'

Foul by Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur).

58'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 58'

58'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 58'

57'

Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 57'

57'

Foul by Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea).

57'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 57'

56'

Ramires (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

56'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Free Kick at 56'

56'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

55'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 55'

55'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

55'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 55'

52'

4 - 1

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 4, Chelsea 1. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nacer Chadli.

52'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 52'

51'

Attempt missed. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ramires.

51'

Ramires (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 51'

51'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 51'

50'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Free Kick at 50'

50'

Foul by Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur).

50'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 50'

49'

Ramires (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 49'

49'

Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 49'

48'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 48'

48'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 48'

46'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 46'

46'

Substitution, Chelsea. Ramires replaces Oscar.

46'

Start 2nd Half

46'+3

First Half ends, Tottenham Hotspur 3, Chelsea 1.

46'+3

3 - 1

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 3, Chelsea 1. Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

46'+2

Penalty conceded by Gary Cahill (Chelsea) after a foul in the penalty area.

46'+2

Federico Fazio (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 48'

46'+1

Mousa Dembélé (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

44'

2 - 1

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 2, Chelsea 1. Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

44'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Christian Eriksen with a through ball.

44'

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 44'

44'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 44'

44'

Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 44'

43'

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

43'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 43'

42'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 42'

42'

Offside, Tottenham Hotspur. Christian Eriksen tries a through ball, but Nacer Chadli is caught offside.

40'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 40'

39'

Attempt missed. Eden Hazard (Chelsea) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

39'

Attempt blocked. Willian (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

39'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 39'

38'

Willian (Chelsea) Throw In at 38'

38'

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 38'

38'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

37'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 37'

37'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 37'

36'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 36'

35'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Free Kick at 35'

35'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 35'

35'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 35'

34'

John Terry (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34'

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

33'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 33'

32'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 32'

32'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 32'

30'

1 - 1

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 1, Chelsea 1. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Danny Rose.

30'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 30'

28'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 28'

27'

Foul by Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur).

27'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 27'

24'

Attempt missed. Oscar (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Diego Costa.

24'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 24'

23'

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 23'

23'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 23'

22'

Foul by Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur).

22'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 22'

21'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 21'

18'

Oscar (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 18'

18'

0 - 1

Goal! Tottenham Hotspur 0, Chelsea 1. Diego Costa (Chelsea) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Oscar.

18'

Attempt missed. Oscar (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

18'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Thibaut Courtois following a fast break.

18'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 18'

18'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 17'

17'

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 17'

16'

Attempt saved. Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal.

16'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 16'

16'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 16'

14'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 14'

14'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 14'

14'

Substitution, Tottenham Hotspur. Mousa Dembélé replaces Ryan Mason because of an injury.

12'

Federico Fazio (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 12'

11'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 11'

10'

Attempt blocked. Diego Costa (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas.

10'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 10'

9'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 9'

9'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 9'

9'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 9'

8'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 8'

7'

Jan Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur) Free Kick at 7'

6'

Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

6'

Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 6'

6'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 6'

5'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 5'

5'

Andros Townsend (Tottenham Hotspur) Blocked Pass at 5'

4'

Attempt saved. Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Christian Eriksen.

4'

Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) Assists Shot at 4'

4'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 4'

4'

Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur) Throw In at 4'

3'

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by César Azpilicueta.

3'

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) Corner Kick at 3'

1'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 1'

1'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 1'

1'

First Half begins.

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Possession

46%
54%
  • Tottenham Hotspur
  • Chelsea

Shots

11
19

Shots on target

8
7

Fouls

14
10

Corners

5
3

Yellow Cards

3
1

Red Cards

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Head to Head

Tottenham5 - 3Chelsea
Chelsea3 - 0Tottenham
Chelsea4 - 0Tottenham
Tottenham1 - 1Chelsea
Chelsea2 - 2Tottenham
Tottenham2 - 4Chelsea

Tottenham

  • 1Hugo Lloris
  • 3Danny Rose
  • -> Ben Davies
  • 2Kyle Walker
  • 21Federico Fazio
  • 5Jan Vertonghen
  • 38Ryan Mason
  • -> Mousa Dembélé
  • 17Andros Townsend
  • -> Paulinho
  • 42Nabil Bentaleb
  • 23Christian Eriksen
  • 22Nacer Chadli
  • 18Harry Kane
  • Subs
  • 25Benjamin Stambouli
  • 6Vlad Chiriches
  • 13Michel Vorm
  • 9Roberto Soldado

Chelsea

  • 13Thibaut Courtois
  • 2Branislav Ivanovic
  • 26John Terry
  • 24Gary Cahill
  • 28César Azpilicueta
  • 8Oscar
  • -> Ramires
  • 10Eden Hazard
  • 21Nemanja Matic
  • 4Cesc Fàbregas
  • 22Willian
  • -> Mohamed Salah
  • 19Diego Costa
  • Subs
  • 11Didier Drogba
  • 12John Obi Mikel
  • 5Kurt Zouma
  • 18Loïc Rémy
  • 1Petr Cech

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Five-star Tottenham stun Chelsea as Harry Kane leads the way

Tottenham enjoyed an unforgettable start to 2015 as Chelsea were disposed of in remarkable fashion, with Jose Mourinho's side shipping five goals as the Premier League title race burst wide open.

Spurs have rarely had the bragging rights in this fixture -- just three times in 45 Premier League encounters, in fact -- but this was a night those inside White Hart Lane will not forget in a hurry.

Harry Kane's brace was complemented by efforts from Danny Rose, Andros Townsend and Nacer Chadli as league leaders Chelsea were embarrassed 5-3 in an enthralling New Year's Day battle.

This was the first time the Blues had conceded even four goals in one match under Jose Mourinho and a defeat so heavy that Manchester City joined them on goal difference at the top of the table. It was a result few could have predicted, especially when Diego Costa tapped home from close range after 18 minutes.

Spurs rallied wonderfully, though, and went in at half-time boasting a 3-1 lead as Kane levelled with a fine effort from 25 yards, before Rose netted and Townsend struck from the spot.

Kane won that penalty and added a classy second goal shortly after half-time - his sixth in as many matches - with Chadli adding a fifth after Eden Hazard had pulled one back for the visitors.

John Terry's late goal led to a nervy ending but Spurs would not be prevented from a famous end to a winless run of 10 matches in league and cup against Chelsea, which stretched back to April 2010.

This was a third match in seven days for both sides, whose managers plumped for three alterations apiece in north London.

Ryan Mason was one of those to have featured throughout the festive period, although lasted less than 11 minutes of this match.

The 23-year-old went to deck with what appeared a hamstring complaint after stretching for the ball, leading to Mousa Dembele's early introduction, swelling the number of Belgians on the field to five.

Chadli forced compatriot Thibaut Courtois into action with an overhead kick, shortly before another of the contingent acted as the catalyst to an 18th-minute opener.

Hazard showed wonderful skill to wriggle free and strike across Hugo Lloris' goal - an effort which came back off the post, only for Oscar to strike a cross-shot which Costa directed home from close range.

Angry claims of offside were rejected by referee Phil Dowd and the tension inside White Hart Lane had gone up a notch.

Federico Fazio did well to stop pantomime villain Costa, whose squared ball to Oscar was met by a block which appeared to hit Jan Vertonghen's hand.

There was to be no penalty, though, and Kane capitalised on the half-hour mark.

Showing impressive strength, skill and confidence, Kane cut in from the left and brushed aside Oscar to fire a low, 25-yard strike past Courtois.

It was a fine goal and started a remarkable Spurs comeback.

Christian Eriksen darted forwards to put through Chadli and the winger's strike managed to beat Courtois but came back off the far post, where Rose bravely tucked home the rebound while being flattened by Gary Cahill.

It was a goal which appeared to rattle Chelsea and the home side pulled further ahead from the spot. The normally reliable Cahill clumsily fouled Kane, allowing Townsend to fire home the resulting penalty with the final kick of the first half.

Hazard attempted to pull one back when play resumed, only for the deficit to increase seven minutes into the second half.

Chadli was continuing to prove a nuisance down the left and squared the ball to Kane, who brilliantly spun Nemanja Matic and struck past Courtois.

This was shaping up to be a famous win for Spurs but, never ones to do things the easy way, they let the visitors pull one back.

Hazard robbed possession off the dawdling Fazio and dashed forwards, collecting a one-two off Cesc Fabregas before beating Lloris.

Chelsea had the bit between the teeth now and Mourinho was incandescent when officials rejected penalty appeals when Hazard went down under pressure from Fazio.

Lloris produced a wonderful save to deny Cesar Azpilicueta soon after but things were only to get worse for the Blues, with Chadli the latest to get on the scoresheet by cutting inside before firing home Spurs' fifth.

Ramires and Hazard had efforts to score for Chelsea before Terry eventually did and, while Fabregas hit the post in stoppage time, they were not to add any more.




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