Five things we learned from Chelsea v Tottenham
Spurs’s woeful run at Stamford Bridge continued on Saturday as they once again succumbed to a defeat to London rivals Chelsea.
In truth, Spurs will feel they should have got something out of the game after a first half that suggested they were well over their elimination from the Champions League earlier in the week.
The Lilywhites started the better of the two sides, with the home fans very flat, and they duly took the lead through a fine strike from Christian Eriksen.
A second goal was needed, though, and the north London side could not get it, something they paid the price for just before half-time.
Pedro scored a superb effort of his own to leave Hugo Lloris sprawling and as the teams went to the dressing rooms, the momentum had begun to swing in the Blues’ favour.
So it proved, too, as Victor Moses rattled home a second shortly after the break following some good work from Diego Costa and that was enough to ensure the Blues went back to the top of the league table.
An entertaining contest, then, and here are five things we learned from it…