A strenuous, nail-biting affair hasn’t disappointed, with Chelsea leading Tottenham 2-1 at the half of their seminal Premier League match on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge.
Furious back-and-forth play led to impressive goals on both sides, perhaps none more impressive than the opener by Chelsea’s Oscar.
Off a corner, an incredible header from defender Gary Cahill placed the ball in front of the net for Oscar’s goal in the 11th minute of play, and a 1-0 lead for the Blues.
Tottenham’s Emmanuel Adebayor equalized in the 26th with a curling 20-yard strike, flipping a Chelsea attack into a Spurs goal in a matter of 19 seconds.
In the 39th minute, Fernando Torres found a cutting Ramires on the right side, and the Brazilian delivered a fine strike from distance as Chelsea regained the lead. It was Ramires’s fifth Premier League goal of the season.
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Chelsea took 10 shots with two on goal, while Tottenham have five shots with two on target.
The highlights can be viewed below.