Chelsea vs Tottenham player ratings: Pedro delights as Blues emerge on top in London derby

A player-by-player look at the two teams

Miguel Delaney
Wednesday 27 February 2019 22:01
Pedro celebrates breaking the deadlock at Stamford Bridge
Pedro celebrates breaking the deadlock at Stamford Bridge

Maurizio Sarri's position as Chelsea head coach was strengthened by a 2-0 win which featured a Willy Caballero clean sheet and a Tottenham defensive howler.

Under-fire Sarri belatedly exerted his authority by dropping Kepa Arrizabalaga for his refusal to be substituted in Sunday's Carabao Cup final penalty shootout loss to Manchester City.

The world's most expensive goalkeeper was replaced by Caballero as Pedro's 57th-minute strike was followed by an embarrassing Kieran Trippier own goal.

The right-back passed the ball by Hugo Lloris into his own net after 84 minutes as Spurs slipped to a fourth successive away loss.

They will now be looking over their shoulders, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea closing in, after slipping nine points off leaders Liverpool in the title race.

So how did the two teams fare? See the gallery below for our player ratings.

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