Chelsea were held 0-0 at home by Tottenham Hotspur in a crunch London derby on Sunday English Premier League fixture. The Blues are now unbeaten in all competitions following this draw for 14 matches (W8 D6).
Spurs have won the joint-most points (13) away from home for the first time since 1991-92 season after winning the previous 4 matches and drawing this match.
The draw resulted in Chelsea staying at 3rd place and the Spurs remain at the top of the Premier League table.
Chelsea 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur:
Edouard Mendy (6.5/10) – His form has been exceptional after his 8th clean sheet in 11 matches and only conceding 3 goals. The defensive issues have been solved by this wonder goalkeeper. He wasn’t tested that much this match.
Reece James (7/10) – He had been dangerous upfront and his only blemish performance was his booking.
Ben Chilwell (6.5/10) – Not a good game for him. He might have had picked up an injury during the 75th minute.
Mateo Kovacic (7.5/10) – He had put up a positive performance for his team. His eagerness to win back the ball has been interesting to watch.
N’Golo Kante (8/10) – He had impressed with possessing the ball many times. He is surely another leader on the pitch.
Mason Mount (7/10) – He worked hard to find the back of net. However Lloris always surprised him.
Forwards Hakim Ziyech, Tammy Abraham, and Christian Pulisic have a rating of 5/10 as they weren’t that clinical upfront.
Olivier Giroud and Kai Havertz cannot be rated as their playing time was not enough. However, Giroud had a final push towards the goal but it was a loose shot easily collected by Lloris.
Hugo Lloris (8.0/10) – He had been a leader with world-class saves in this match to become our Man of the Match. Lloris was crucial to earn his side a point with another clean sheet.
Serge Aurier (7.5/10) – He had attacked multiple times but couldn’t succeed. However, he had led the majority of Spurs’ attacks.
Joe Rodon (7/10) – He had an okay full debut. The only bad thing was the mispass to Giroud during the closing stages of the match, that might have won it for The Blues.
Eric Dier and Sergio Reguilon had ratings of 7.5/10 and they did put a good performance. The former however lacked consistency.
Moussa Sissoko (7/10) – He had been the cover for Aurier and has been great throughout this match.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (7.5/10) – His aggressive style of play surely disallowed most of Chelsea’s midfielders to attack.
Tanguy Ndombele (7/10), Son Heung-Min (5/10), and Harry Kane (6/10), and Steven Bergwijn (6.5/10) tried to score but couldn’t find anything.
Substitutes Giovani Lo Celso (6/10), Ben Davies, and Lucas Moura (late substitutes) weren’t able to make much impact for Spurs. Davies and Moura cannot be rated as they played very little.
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