Chelsea 2-2 Tottenham: Spurs deny Chelsea with late intervention by Kane

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On Sunday, Chelsea and Spurs were held to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge. Both Chelsea and Spurs arrived fresh from some positive results. Chelsea were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Spurs were looking to extend their winning run after a 4-1 victory against Southampton. As the table looks today, both teams are on 3 points and sit in 8th and 7th places respectively after 2 matches.

The Blues started the match well, thanks to a goal from Kalidou Koulibaly, 19 minutes in. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0.

Spurs took the lead in the second half, when Pierre Hojbjerg found the net, 68 minutes in. However, each side looked hungry to win and Chelsea then found the back of the net at the 77 minute mark thanks to Reece James, taking the score to 2-1. In the end though, their lead was short lived, as Harry Kane equalised for The Lilywhites just before the final whistle. The match ended wih a 2-2 draw.

Substitutions for Chelsea included Cesar Azpilicueta, Conor Gallagher, Christian Pulisic and Armando Broja for Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Raheem Sterling and Kai Havertz, repectively. Spurs brought on Richarlison, Ivan Perisic, Yves Bissouma and Lucas Moura, to replace Ryan Sessegnon, Heung Min Son, Rodrigo Bentancur and Emerson.

The referee booked Reece James, Edouard Mendy and Kai Havertz for Chelsea.

Chelsea will next travel to Leeds United, while Spurs will face Wolverhampton Wanderers at home.

Technical card:
Chelsea:Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva, Reece James, Kalidou Koulibaly, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho (Cesar Azpilicueta, min.73), N’Golo Kante (Conor Gallagher, min.85), Marc Cucurella, Raheem Sterling (Christian Pulisic, min.85), Mason Mount and Kai Havertz (Armando Broja, min.90)
Tottenham Hotspur:Hugo Lloris, Cristian Romero, Ben Davies, Eric Dier, Emerson (Lucas Moura, min.82), Pierre Hojbjerg, Rodrigo Bentancur (Yves Bissouma, min.80), Ryan Sessegnon (Richarlison, min.57), Dejan Kulusevski, Harry Kane and Heung Min Son (Ivan Perisic, min.80)
Stadium:Stamford Bridge
Goals:Kalidou Koulibaly (1-0, min. 19), Pierre Hojbjerg (1-1, min. 68), Reece James (2-1, min. 77) and Harry Kane (2-2, min. 90)