Chelsea locked horns with Tottenham Hotspur at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium earlier tonight as they looked to secure a win in the London derby. The Blues made a slow start to the game and conceded the opening goal in the sixth minute when Dejan Kulusevski scored with a deflected attempt. However, the visitors found themselves at a numerical advantage in the 33rd minute when Cristian Romero was sent off by the referee. Cole Palmer equalised for Chelsea from the penalty spot as Mauricio Pochettino’s men went into the half-time break with a 1-1 scoreline.
Nicolas Jackson scored a quick-fire hattrick in the final quarter of the game to win the derby for the Blues. Chelsea ended up securing an impressive 4-1 victory away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Chelsea player fared during the match against Spurs.
GK: Robert Sanchez – 7/10
Sanchez made a few solid saves at the back and did enough to restrict the home team to just one goal.
RB: Reece James – 7/10
James did his fair share of defending and was a threat going forward.
CB: Axel Disasi – 6.5/10
He made a couple of important clearances inside his half and was accurate with his passing.
CB: Thiago Silva – 6.5/10
Silva kept things tidy on the defensive end of the field and did enough to keep Son quiet.
LB: Levi Colwill – 6/10
He didn’t do much wrong in the first half but was replaced at half-time.
CM: Moises Caicedo – 6.5/10
Caicedo made one crucial interception and created a decent chance in the opponent’s half.
CM: Enzo Fernandez – 6.5/10
Fernandez earned the penalty in the lead-up to Chelsea’s equaliser. However, he was substituted in the 57th minute.
RW: Cole Palmer – 8/10
He was a constant menace in the final third and has got a goal and an assist to show for his efforts.
CAM: Conor Gallagher – 8/10
The English talent created a few decent chances for others around him and ended the game with an assist to his name.
LW: Raheem Sterling – 7.5/10
Sterling caused a lot of headaches for the opposition defenders and did well to bag an assist.
ST: Nicolas Jackson – 9.5/10
He had his best game as a Chelsea player. Jackson scored three important goals in the latter stages of the game which won the derby for the Blues.
LB: Marc Cucurella – 7/10
He added more width to Chelsea’s attacks.
LW: Mykhailo Mudryk – 6.5/10
Mudryk made two good runs with the ball.
RM: Malo Gusto – 6/10
His impact on the game was minimal.
CM: Lesley Ugochukwu – N/A