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Chelsea beat Tottenham 3-0 to top Premier League


European Champions, Chelsea, defeated their London rival, Tottenham 3-0, to go top of the Premier League summit.

Thomas Tuchel’s side painted London Blue to claim the bragging right against Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.

After almost an hour without a goal, Brazilian defender, Thiago Silva, broke the deadlock in the 49th minute with a towering header off a Marcus Alonso corner kick.

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Hugo Lloris was beaten again in the 57th minute after N’Golo Kanté fired home Chelsea’s second goal from 25 yards out, taking a wicked deflection off Dier to trick the French goalie.

Antonio Rudiger made it 3-0 (90+2′) as the Blues cruised to their fourth win in five matches.

As a result of the 1-1 draw at Anfield, Chelsea go top of the table on head to head advantage over Liverpool who have the same points and goal difference as the Blues.

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Manchester United are third with the same points (13) but with two goals lesser than Chelsea and Liverpool.

Chelsea have won each of their last six away league London derbies – their longest such streak in their league history.

Tottenham have lost consecutive Premier League games without scoring a single goal for the first time since February 2021, when the second game in that run also came at the hands of Chelsea.

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