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Live: Spurs v Chelsea

Posted on 27 August 2005  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

TEAM NEWS
Edgar Davids, Michael Carrick and Jermain Defoe return to the starting line-up against Chelsea. Stephen Kelly is also back in place of Erik Edman. Michael Brown and Robbie Keane return to the bench alongside Aaron Lennon. Cech back in goal for Chelsea, Cole holds onto his starting place, Drogba up front.


GUIDE TO THE ACTION
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2mins: Mido good turn 40 yards out, travelled for another 10 but didn't get hold of left-foot effort.


3mins: CLOSE. Dawson rose highest to meet Carrick's corner, header flashed a couple of yards wide.


8mins: Lampard fizzed in free-kick from left, ball flicked off Carrick's head and across goal for a corner.


9mins: Terry half-cleared Reid's cross under pressure from Tainio, ball fell to Defoe who lashed in a volley from 25 yards straight at Cech.


13mins: Lampard tried his luck from a free-kick 30 yards out, ball cannoned off wall and into Robinson's hands.


18mins: Drogba curled free-kick well wide from 25 yards.


20mins: CHANCE/YELLOW. Lovely one-touch movement, Tainio played one-two with Defoe and fed in supporting Davids who was brought down a yard outside box by Essien. Looked last man and definite goalscoring opportunity - referee showed yellow.


21mins: Duff approximately two yards away from Reid as he charged down resulting free-kick.


22mins: YELLOW. Gardner for supposed foul on Drogba.


25mins: RED. Mido straight red after clash with Del Horno, might have led with arm but looked very harsh.


27mins: CHANCE. Terry free header from Lampard's corner, 12 yards out, missed target.


35mins: Defoe on break, exchanged passes with Davids, tried to play Davids in again but midfielder couldn't get hold of ball on the sprint.


38mins: GOAL. Del Horno glancing header from Lampard's corner nestled into net at far post.
Spurs 0, Chelsea 1


Added time: SAVE. Carrick curling free-kick palmed out just in time by Cech.


Half-time: Spurs 0, Chelsea 1


Half-time: SUB. Lennon for Tainio.


49mins: Terry nodded Carrick's free-kick out to Lennon, 22 yards out, control and volleyed over.


52mins: Terry and Dawson met Lampard's free-kick together, Terry flat out as result but back on after treatment.


57mins: Duff shot just wide from edge of box.

LINE-UPS
Spurs: Robinson, Kelly, Stalteri, Gardner, Dawson, Tainio (Lennon, 45), Carrick, Davids, Reid, Mido, Defoe. Subs: Cerny, Naybet, Keane, Brown.


Chelsea: Cech, Del Horno, Makelele, Essien, Lampard, Cole, Duff, Gallas, Drogba, Ferreira, Terry. Subs: Cudicini, Crespo, Gudjohnsen, Wright-Phillips, Huth.


REFEREE/ASSISTANTS
Mr R Style. Mr G Beale/Mr B Baker. Fourth official: Mr S Tanner.