Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Highlights: Chelsea was up against their Premier League rival Tottenham in the semi-final of the FA cup 2017. In the tightly contested match between these two sides, the league leaders Chelsea got better of Tottenham as they beat them by 4-2. This match was a great exhibition for fast and counter attacking football as both the team was willing to put their players in the opponent’s half and play on the counter attacks. This match was also like the roller coaster as the match was shifting from one side to the other. Every time Chelsea was scoring the goal, Tottenham replied them with the better goal.
But, at the end, Chelsea proved that why they are at the top of the premier league table and why they are the team that are most like to win them. This win against Tottenham will not only see Chelsea through to the final stage but would also give them a huge boost in the premier league matches. Here is Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham highlights video.
Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Highlights Video
The things were not going in the favour of Chelsea’s boss Conte as the team was on the down hill with their performance in the recent games. There was a lot of pressure on Chelsea to perform well in this match to show their dominance in the premier league. Chelsea gave a huge surprise to their fans as Conte decided to start the match without Hazard and Costa. The match started with a good contest between both the sides. Both the sides went on the attack right from the start.
The first blood was drawn by Willian with just 4 minutes in the match. He pulled a stunning free-kick to give Chelsea initial advantage in the match. This put immense pressure on the Tottenham defence. After scoring the first, Chelsea went to look for the second and they found another just on the brink of the half time. Chelsea was awarded a penalty right in the 45th minute of the match. Willian stepped up time also and smashed the ball past the goalkeeper to give Chelsea 2-1 advantage at the halftime.
In the second half, the game completely changed. Tottenham was more aggressive and positive right from the start. They went all out attack which put Chelsea’s defence under a lot of pressure. It was just the matter of time when Tottenham would score.
They opened their tally with a brilliant header goal by Henry Kane. Just few minute later Dele Alli made 2-2 in the 52nd minute of the match. The match then went into an interesting phase with both teams being levelled. But, Matic came to the rescue as he scored a brilliant goal to give Chelsea 3-2. The final nail in the coffin was put by Hazard as he scored a brilliant goal to seal the match by 4-2.
This win ensures that Chelsea will play their 7th FA cup final, which is a record by any team. They will either face Manchester city or Arsenal in the final of the FA cup.