Tottenham secured a well-deserved victory against Chelsea in Match Day 25 of the English Premier League. The game was closely contested until Tottenham midfielder O._Skipp broke the deadlock with a goal in the 46th minute. Spurs were then able to double their advantage six minutes from time when forward H._Kane added another goal, clinching all three points for his side and taking them up to fourth place in the table. It was an impressive performance from Tottenham, who are now firmly on course for a Champions League spot next season.
Fraser Forster (rating 7)
Kepa Arrizabalaga (rating 6.2)
Son Heung-Min (D. Kulusevski, 79)
W. Fofana (T. Silva, 19)
The match between Tottenham and Chelsea was a competitive one, with Chelsea having the edge in terms of ball possession at 59% compared to Tottenham’s 41%. Tottenham had 8 shots on target out of 11 attempts, with Richarlison being the most active in terms of number of shots. Chelsea managed 10 shots on target, two of which were on goal, with João Félix making the best hits. The result was a close affair, but it was Chelsea who emerged victorious.
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg of Tottenham Hotspur had an impressive pass accuracy of 95%, completing 63 passes during the match. Enzo Fernández of Chelsea also had a solid performance with an 89% pass accuracy, managing 114 total passes. Heung-min Son from Tottenham provided two key passes, while Kai Havertz from Chelsea made three key passes. Both teams showcased their passing abilities and created good chances throughout the game.
Tottenham and Chelsea have both been impressive in their defensive efforts this season, as evidenced by the amount of interceptions they’ve made. Tottenham lead the way with 10 interceptions overall, with Oliver Skipp making a team high 3. Chelsea come in just behind them with 11, Ben Chilwell leading the pack with 3 of his own. Tottenham have also been effective at stopping attacks from developing further down field, managing 4 interceptions so far this season, Cristian Romero leading that stat line with 1 interception. Chelsea trail slightly here too, only registering 1 interception courtesy of Wesley Fofana thus far.
The results of the face-to-face fight for the ball are in, and it’s clear that Emerson Royal from Tottenham is the leader in this category. With an impressive 13 fights, he has proven himself to be a true competitor. Not far behind is Reece James from Chelsea, who fought 6 times for the ball. Both of these players have demonstrated their commitment to their teams by giving it their all on the field during these fights.
- Emerson Royal (Tottenham) at 45 minute
- B. Davies (Tottenham) at 59 minute
- K. Havertz (Chelsea) at 45 minute
- H. Ziyech (Chelsea) at 45 minute
- M. Mount (Chelsea) at 74 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Tottenham – WWLWW
- Chelsea – LLDDD
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (27, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (18, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (14, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (14, Manchester United)
- Aleksandar Mitrović (11, Fulham)
- Tottenham will play with Wolves. March 04 at 15:00 (UTC), on Molineux Stadium.
- Chelsea will play with Leeds. March 04 at 15:00 (UTC), on Stamford Bridge.