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Tottenham 1 Chelsea 2 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts

Tottenham 1 Chelsea 2 - Post-Match Fascinating Facts

Following on from what might be considered, under the circumstances, an unlikely victory, we`ve uncovered a few facts and figures that might interest you or bring a smile to your faces.

• When it comes to playing at Wembley, Spurs have lost 7 of their last 9/b> fixtures and have lost their last 4 games against Chelsea at the famous venue.

• Chelsea ended Spurs long unbeaten run at home, a run that stood at 19 games with Southampton being the last away side to beat Spurs in the Premier League, back in May 2016.

• Marcos Alonso`s brace means that no Chelsea player has scored more Premier League braces than the popular Spaniard who has 2, the same number as Diego Costa and Eden Hazard.

• In scoring an own goal, coming on from off the bench, Michy Batshuayi became the first Chelsea substitute to do so since Michael Duberry did in April 1999, against Leicester City.

• The last 4 goals Spurs have conceded from outside the box have all been scored by Chelsea get in there my son.

• We should have known a win was on the ecards when Chelsea went into the half-time break leading, under Antonio Conte, Chelsea have never lost a game after leading at half time, winning 20 and drawing 2.

• The free-kick Marcos Alonso scored was the second the Spaniard has scored since the start of last season, only Philippe Coutinho, with 3, has scored more.



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Writer:Merlin
Date:Sunday August 20 2017
Time: 6:44PM

Comments

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Spurs are in for a long season. Other teams will find a way to get points from them at Wembley before they start mastering the terrain.
Jerry O
20/08/2017 20:03:00
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i love conte chelsea should keep him happy the victory and trophies will keep rolling in... tactical master class conte rating conte 10/10 and alonso 10/10
vicbrown
20/08/2017 21:57:00
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I hope Rudiger and Christensen become our regular starters ahead of Cahill.
kl-cfc-fan
21/08/2017 03:10:00
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I said before that Cahill should watch it. It may be difficult for him to walk back into the team
Jerry O
21/08/2017 05:10:00
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I wish you were right jerry - but i suspect once Cahill is back he will replace Christensen - I would rather he be on the bench Christensen deserves a run in the team in my view
jonmarbengmx
21/08/2017 11:48:00
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