Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur, 01 March 2015

Score2-0 to Chelsea
RefereeAnthony Taylor
CompetitionLeague Cup Final
VenueWembley Stadium
Attendance89,294
This was the fifth time that Chelsea had won the League Cup. Only Liverpool (eight) have now won it more often. Kick-off: 4.00pm

2 Chelsea

Manager: Jose Mourinho

0 Tottenham Hotspur

Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Goals:

John Terry 45 G
Diego Costa 56 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Petr Čech
Defender Kurt Zouma
Defender/Centre back Gary Cahill
Defender/Centre back John Terry
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Defender/Midfielder Branislav Ivanović
Midfielder Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder Eden Hazard
Midfielder Ramires
Midfielder Willian
Forward Diego Costa

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Defender Kyle Walker
Defender/Midfielder Eric Dier
Defender/Midfielder Danny Rose
Defender/Midfielder Jan Vertonghen
Midfielder Nabil Bentaleb
Midfielder Nacer Chadli
Midfielder Christian Eriksen
Midfielder Ryan Mason
Midfielder Andros Townsend
Forward Harry Kane

Substitutions:

Juan Cuadrado for Willian 76
Oscar for Cesc Fàbregas 88
Didier Drogba for Diego Costa 90

Substitutions:

Moussa Dembélé for Andros Townsend 62
Érik Lamela for Ryan Mason 71
Roberto Soldado for Nacer Chadli 80

Cards:

Willian 70 Y
Gary Cahill 72 Y
Juan Cuadrado 85 Y

Cards:

Eric Dier 31 Y
Nabil Bentaleb 78 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
Defender Nathan Aké
Defender Filipe Luís
Midfielder Juan Cuadrado
Midfielder Oscar
Forward Didier Drogba
Forward Loïc Rémy

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm
Defender Federico Fazio
Defender/Midfielder Ben Davies
Midfielder Moussa Dembélé
Midfielder Érik Lamela
Forward Roberto Soldado

Comments:

Chelsea's second goal was officially credited to Diego Costa (rather than an own goal by Kyle Walker), as confirmed by the Football League and referee Anthony Taylor. [Input amended: 25.03.2015] This was third time that Chelsea had won the League Cup under manager Jose Mourinho (also 2005 and 2007) and their first trophy during his second spell in charge. Chelsea opened the scoring in all six of their Capital One Cup ties during the 2014-15 campaign. This was John Terry's 15th appearance in a cup final during his Chelsea career and the first time he had scored in one. This was the first time in their last six cup finals that Chelsea had kept a clean sheet.

Comments:

Tottenham Hotspur's 2008 Carling Cup Final win against Chelsea was their most recent major trophy success. Spurs had won both their previous cup final meetings with Chelsea (FA Cup in 1967 and League Cup in 2008). Their 5-3 win at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on New Year's Day 2015 was Tottenham's first win in their last 11 meetings with Chelsea in all competitions. This was Spurs' 19th cup game in the current season and 45th game in all competitions. Jan Vertonghen played in every minute of their Capital One Cup campaign during this season. Harry Kane attended the Carling Cup Final in 2008 against Chelsea as a 14 year-old Spurs supporter.