Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea, 19 September 2021

Score3-0 to Chelsea
RefereePaul Tierney
CompetitionPremier League
VenueTottenham Hotspur Stadium
Attendance60,059
Kick-off: 4.30pm Premier League Head to Head Played: 59 Tottenham Hotspur won: 7 Drawn: 20 Chelsea won: 32 Tottenham Hotspur scored: 55 Chelsea scored: 106 On the morning of this game it was announced that legendary former Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea forward Jimmy Greaves had died at the age of 81. Branded #GameZero, with Tottenham Hotspur partnering Sky Sports, this meeting with Chelsea was recognised as the world's first net zero carbon football game at an elite level, so raising awareness of the threat of climate change.

0 Tottenham Hotspur

Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo

3 Chelsea

Manager: Thomas Tuchel

Goals:

Goals:

Thiago Silva 49 G
N'Golo Kanté 57 G
Antonio Rüdiger 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
Defender Emerson Royal
Defender Cristian Romero
Defender/Midfielder Eric Dier
Midfielder Dele Alli
Midfielder Giovani Lo Celso
Midfielder Tanguy Ndombèlé
Midfielder/Forward SON Heung-min
Forward Harry Kane

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga
Defender Antonio Rüdiger
Defender Thiago Silva
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Defender/Midfielder Marcos Alonso
Midfielder Jorginho
Midfielder Mateo Kovačić
Midfielder Mason Mount
Midfielder/Forward Kai Havertz
Forward Romelu Lukaku

Substitutions:

Bryan Gil for Giovani Lo Celso 62
Oliver Skipp for Tanguy Ndombèlé 62
Davinson Sánchez for Cristian Romero 83

Substitutions:

N'Golo Kanté for Mason Mount 46
Timo Werner for Kai Havertz 70

Cards:

Cards:

Timo Werner 80 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini
Defender Matt Doherty
Defender Joe Rodon
Defender/Midfielder Ben Davies
Defender/Midfielder Davinson Sánchez
Midfielder Oliver Skipp
Midfielder Harry Winks
Midfielder/Forward Bryan Gil
Forward Dane Scarlett

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli
Defender Trevoh Chalobah
Defender Ben Chilwell
Defender/Midfielder Reece James
Defender/Midfielder Saúl Ñiguez
Midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi
Midfielder N'Golo Kanté
Midfielder Hakim Ziyech
Forward Timo Werner

Comments:

League position: 7th Tottenham Hotspur had now conceded 602 goals in 560 home games in the Premier League (scored 959). Spurs failed in their attempt to keep a clean sheet in each of their opening three home games of a season in the Premier League or Football League for the first time. They had now lost three consecutive London derbies in the Premier League for the first time since August 2005.

Comments:

League position: 1st 3,002 goals had now been scored in Chelsea's 1,119 games in the Premier League (1,909 for, 1,093 against). The Blues had now taken 900 points from 560 away games in the Premier League (won 254, lost 168). N'Golo Kanté scored his first goal in 49 appearances in the Premier League since 23 November 2019 at Manchester City.