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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).

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.

59mins: CLOSE. Drogba, sliding in, inches away from Ferreira's drilled cross.

60mins: PENALTY? Lennon darted into box, three defenders around him tumbled over but appeals waved away.

61mins: YELLOW. Cole for foul on Kelly.

63mins: SUB. Wright-Phillips for Cole.

63mins: YELLOW. Reid for protesting at award of free-kick.

67mins: SUB. Crespo for Drogba.

68mins: DOUBLE SAVE. Robinson reactions to keep out Crespo's near post volley then up again to save low to his right as Wright-Phillips hit a low shot through a crowd of legs.

71mins: GOAL. Wright-Phillips cross from right miss hit by Duff into the ground and home from 10 yards.
Spurs 0, Chelsea 2

73mins: Dawson onto Carrick's free-kick but could only loop header over.

73mins: CHANCE. Carbon copy of free-kick a minute ago as Carrick this time curled in from the right, Dawson rose highest again, got more on it this time but couldn't keep on target from 15 yards.

74mins: YELLOW. Davids for foul on Lampard.

80mins: SAVE. Pick of the bunch from Robinson, Wright-Phillips cross from right met by Crespo, Robinson moved from near to far post to palm out.

88mins: MISS. Essien one-two with Crespo before shooting wide from 10 yards.

88mins: SUB. Huth for Duff.

Full-time: Spurs 0, Chelsea 2

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 (Wright-Phillips, 63), Duff (Huth, 88), Gallas, Drogba (Crespo, 67), Ferreira, Terry. Subs: Cudicini, Gudjohnsen.

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