In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 30th, September, 2020

Tottenham Beat Chelsea On Penalties In A Thrilling Encounter To Progress In League Cup (Video)

Tottenham Beat Chelsea On Penalties In A Thrilling Encounter To Progress In League Cup (Video)

Tottenham beat Chelsea in thrilling encounter

Tottenham beat Chelsea in thrilling encounter


Tottenham beat Chelsea 5-Four on penalties to progress to the quarter-finals of the League Cup after a 1-1 draw after Mason Mount missed the ultimate spot-kick.


The sport began on a energetic be aware as Timo Werner’s first objective for Chelsea put Frank Lampard’s males in command towards a much-changed Tottenham group taking part in the second of 4 video games in eight days.


However Erik Lamela deservedly levelled for Spurs seven minutes from time and new Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was unable to cease Eric Dier, Lamela, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Lucas Moura and Harry Kane scoring from the spot.


Tammy Abraham, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho and Emerson additionally transformed their penalties as the primary 9 of the shootout have been profitable.


However Mount’s effort clipped the publish to the delight of the watching Gareth Bale, who could possibly be match to function within the final eight with the quarter-finals not until late December.


Mourinho claimed the fixture pile up gave him no selection however to prioritise Thursday’s Europa League tie towards Maccabi Haifa given the monetary incentive on supply for the membership.


However regardless of making 9 adjustments, he named a powerful aspect, together with captain Hugo Lloris, membership report signing Tanguy Ndombele and new signing Sergio Reguilon on his debut.


Chelsea additionally handed a debut to Mendy and the early indicators from the Frenchman have been encouraging that he can remedy the Blues’ downside place.


Lampard made eight adjustments, however Werner was a type of retained from the Three-Three draw at West Brom on Saturday and he took the chance to get his first objective for the membership after a giant cash transfer from RB Leipzig.

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Reguilon was twice at fault within the construct up as he gifted possession to Azpilicueta after which dived in attempting to dam the Spaniard’s cross, which allowed the Chelsea captain to select Werner on the fringe of the field to arrow a shot into the underside nook.


Tottenham responded effectively to going behind as solely a last-ditch intervention from Kurt Zouma denied Gedson Fernandes an equaliser.


Lampard had gained his earlier three conferences towards his former supervisor Mourinho and the tensions between the 2 flared through the first-half as they exchanged offended phrases on the touchline.


On the sector, Spurs have been the higher aspect as Mendy made essential saves from Lamela and Reguilon both aspect of half-time.


Mourinho confirmed his intent by introducing Harry Kane from the bench with 20 minutes to go.


Moments later the Portuguese was marching down the tunnel after Dier because the defender made a splash to the dressing room earlier than rapidly returning.


Chelsea didn’t take advantage of a quick interval with an additional man as Callum Hudson-Odoi fired over and Werner’s fierce effort was saved by Lloris.


And the guests have been punished seven minutes from time when Lamela slotted dwelling on the far publish from Reguilon’s cross to ship the sport to a shootout and in the end Spurs into the final eight.


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