After failing to impress at Amex stadium, the Blues were left frustrated as their title hopes were slowly fading. Thanks to the Saints, who kept the scores level at 1-1 for the Manchester city. This doesn't mean that Chelsea will have an easy task to overturn the deficit of points, but at times what goes around also comes.
Sunday night, the blues faced their favorite opponents, whom they had beaten twice during the Carabao semifinals. Antonio Conte side was hoping for the win against Tuchel, but it was Chelsea who dominated the play with possession. During the first half the two team were held by a barren draw and things changed at the start of the second half. Hakim Ziyech broke the silence by curling a magnificent strike from Hudson Odoi's pass into the top corner.
The Spurs tried everything to bring the game into life, but Thiago Silva kill the game with a diving header after being feed by mason mount during the 55th minute. 2-0 deficit became a catastrophe to Conte's who had come to the match with confidence after thrashing Leicester 3-2 during the midweek The goal gave the Blues a comfortable lead and the remaining task was Kepa Arrizabalaga to keep the clean sheet, and surely he did.
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