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SPURS 2, CHELSEA 1

Posted on 5 November 2006  - 12:00

All the action from Sunday's fine 2-1 victory against Chelsea in the Premiership at White Hart Lane.

All the action from Sunday's fine 2-1 victory against Chelsea in the Premiership at White Hart Lane.

Martin Jol started with the same XI that took the field against Club Brugge. The only change to the 16-man squad was Mido coming in for Danny Murphy on the bench.

THE KEY ACTION...

2mins: Ghaly turn of speed took him away from Lampard, got to 20 yards out, had options, went for shot but could only hit dribbler at Hilario.

5mins: Lovely dinked pass into Jenas from Ghaly, whipped cross in that evaded Berbatov, Keane and Lennon in box.

7mins: Lampard smashed shot high and wide from 30 yards.

8mins: Chimbonda needed lengthy treatment after being clattered by Lampard - no card.

10mins: Essien stepped inside Zokora's tackle, let fly from 20 yards, effort looked goalbound but blocked by Dawson.

13mins: TACKLE. Ball over the top and Robben sprung offside trap, through one-on-one, King pace to get back and make3 the perfectly-timed sliding tackle.

14mins: GOAL - CHELSEA. From that attack, deep corner half-cleared to edge of box where Makelele hit first-time volley through the crowded box and just inside Robinson's right-hand post.
Spurs 0, Chelsea 1

15mins: YELLOW CARD - CHELSEA. Dawson for handball.

15mins: SAVE. Ballack struck low free-kick through the wall that Robinson did well to block with his legs.

17mins: SAVE. Ballack cut ball back for Lampard to hit from 16 yards, Robinson fine save to tip over.

20mins: Another good Chelsea move, Ballack slipped ball right for Drogba, in dangerous position but Assou-Ekotto made fine tackle.

24mins: YELLOW CARD - CHELSEA. Ferreira for foul on Berbatov.

24mins: GOAL - SPURS. Jenas swung in free-kick from the left, Dawson rose well and got deftest of flick headers that sailed into the far corner.
Spurs 1, Chelsea 1

28mins: Ballack in acres of space, opted to shoot 25 yards out, smashed effort into Park Lane.

29mins: Berbatov on right, cut inside Makelele and Ballack, low shot forced diving save out of Hilario, although looked to be going wide.

30mins: SAVE. From corner, Berbatov and Dawson up for Jenas inswinger, loose ball fell to King whose attempt to turn on target blocked by brave Hilario save.

33mins: CLOSE. Essien clipped in free-kick, Drogba controlled on chest and went for spectacular overhead kick that zipped just wide.

37mins: CHANCE. Lennon led Cole a merry dance down the right, left-foot cross found Keane, eight yards out, got slightly under header and ball landed on roof of net.

38mins: Interplay between Essien, Lampard and Ballack, Assou-Ekotto another well-timed tackle to clear danger.

40mins: Keane drilled wide from 30 yards.

Added time: YELLOW CARDS - CHELSEA. Makelele and Cole for refusing to go back 10 yards on free-kick.

Added time: CLOSE. Dawson there again, this time attempted to glance Jenas free-kick across Hilario to far post, ball deflected just wide.

Half-time: Spurs 1, Chelsea 1

Half-time: SUB - CHELSEA. Boulharouz for Ferreira.

52mins: GOAL. Keane tied Boulharouz up in knots down the left, cross found Lennon at the far post, he turned inside Cole and finished coolly with his left foot from 10 yards.
Spurs 2, Chelsea 1

53mins: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. Ghaly for foul on Essien.

62mins: YELLOW CARD - CHELSEA.Terry for foul on Berbatov.

62mins: SUB - CHELSEA. Wright-Phillips for Makelele.

63mins: CHANCE. Keane turned Boulharouz again, squared for Berbatov, ball didn't fall right and cleared.

66mins: YELLOW CARD - CHELSEA. Ballack for dissent.

67mins: SUB - CHELSEA. Kalou for Boulharouz.

70mins: RED CARD - CHELSEA. Terry for second yellow card following skirmish in box.

75mins: CLOSE. Berbatov great technique to volley Jenas' corner just wide.

77mins: YELLOW CARD - SPURS. King for handball.

79mins: SAVE. Ghaly caught in two minds whether or not to hack clear or try to keep possession, lost ball to Kalou who struck instant curler aiming towards top corner until Robinson flung himself to his left to tip away.

81mins: Chimbonda vital headed clearance as Drogba lurked at far post for header.

83mins: CLOSE. Drogba clever ball to find Lampard's run into box, early shot clipped off King and flew just over.

85mins: SUB - SPURS. Defoe for Keane.

86mins: WOODWORK - CHELSEA. Chelsea quick break from our possession, ball at Robben's feet, right corner of box, switched to left foot, curler came back off far post and bounced to safety.

87mins: Essien first onto clearance from free-kick, went for dipping volley, ball always going wide.

Added time: Ghaly composure from deep in own half, sent Defoe away with fine pass, Defoe never really got ball under control and Hilario out to save at his feet.

Full-time: Spurs 2, Chelsea 1

LINE-UPS

Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda, Dawson, King, Assou-Ekotto, Ghaly, Jenas, Zokora, Lennon, Berbatov, Keane. Subs: Cerny, Davids, Huddlestone, Mido, Defoe.

Chelsea: Hilario, A Cole, Ferreira (Boulharouz, 46; Kalou, 67), Terry, Carvalho, Makelele (Wright-Phillips, 62), Essien, Lampard, Ballack, Robben, Drogba. Subs: Cudicini, J Cole.

OFFICIALS

Referee: Mr G Poll. Assistants: Mr D Bryan, Mr R Burton. Fourth official: Mr P Walton.

ATTENDANCE