For many reasons, today’s match was a highly anticipated London derby. High-flying Tottenham Hotspur could have moved into the top spot in the Premier League with a win. Meanwhile, a win for Chelsea would bring the Blues back into the top half of the Premier League table.

At the same time, today’s match pit former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino against the manager who has been the season’s story so far: Ange Postecoglou. Certainly, Chelsea presented a bigger test for Spurs who have dazzled many supporters and media this season.

Chelsea beats Spurs again in Premier League play

The minute-by-minute updates from the game are below. There, you can see how Chelsea took advantage of two red cards from Spurs players to race out to an eventual four-goal win. Nicolas Jackson scored a hat trick. In total, the ball went into the net 10 times, but only five goals counted.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium greeted Mauricio Pochettino with jeers on the night. He is the one walking out with a smile on his face as Chelsea climbs back into the top half of the table. Tottenham has fallen from its spot at the top of the table. Now, Spurs trails Manchester City by one point, and there are no more unbeaten teams in the Premier League.

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