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Tottenham vs Chelsea LIVE: Premier League result and final score after Harry Kane and Oliver Skipp goals

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea: Graham Potter’s side failed to score for a third straight game and are now winless in six as Skipp and Kane struck in the second half

Michael Jones
Sunday 26 February 2023 15:52 GMT
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Tottenham Hotspur beat Chelsea 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday with second-half goals from Oliver Skipp and Harry Kane keeping Spurs in the hunt for a top-four finish and extending the Blues’ miserable run under coach Graham Potter.

Seconds after the break, Skipp picked up a clearance by Chelsea’s British record signing Enzo Fernandez and fired in from more than 20 yards, his shot going in off the bar after Kepa Arrizabalaga could not get enough of a hand on it.

Kane secured the three points for Spurs when he pounced at the far post after a corner by Son Heung-min was flicked on by Eric Dier in the 82nd minute.

Chelsea, who failed to score for fourth time in five league games despite spending around 300 million pounds ($358 million)on players in January alone, failed to create any clear-cut chances to get themselves back into the game.

The win - the first for the hosts in nine league games against Chelsea - kept Spurs fourth in the table, four points ahead of fifth-placed Newcastle United who have played two games less.

Chelsea sit in 10th position, 14 points behind Spurs. Potter’s side have now won only two games in their last 15 in all competitions.


FT Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

If a Chelsea manager has desperately needed a result in recent years, a trip to Tottenham usually did the trick. Not for Graham Potter, though, and not for this Chelsea team. Instead, they became the latest victims of second-half Spurs, as Oliver Skipp scored his first Tottenham goal 11 seconds after the restart, before Harry Kane sealed a first Premier League win against their London rivals since 2018.

Skipp’s strike was Tottenham’s first goal against Chelsea in their new stadium and it only goes to deepen the crisis facing Potter as his winless run extends to six matches. Chelsea’s relegation form continues with back-to-back defeats, while their muddled and confused attack has now gone three games without scoring. Potter was not helped by his team here, but his own struggles to stop Chelsea’s slide were summed up by the sight of Mykhailo Mudryk and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang preparing to come on as Kane wrapped up their victory in the 82nd minute.

Harry Kane and Oliver Skipp strike to pile pressure on Chelsea manager Graham Potter

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea: Potter’s side have are now winless in six after Kane’s goal wrapped up a rare Spurs victory over their London rivals

Jamie Braidwood26 February 2023 15:52

FT Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

Chelsea have scored six goals across their last 12 games in the Premier League; no side has scored fewer in the competition since the start of November.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:45

FT Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

Harry Kane is one of only two players to score 20+ goals in each of the last nine seasons in all competitions for clubs in Europe’s big-five leagues, along with Robert Lewandowski.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:41

FT Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

Oliver Skipp’s goal was scored 19 seconds into the second half, the earliest such goal in a Premier League game since Gerard Deulofeu for Watford vs West Ham in May 2019 (45:11).

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:37

Full-time: Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

90+6 mins: It’s another defeat for Chelsea! Goals from Oliver Skipp and Harry Kane are enough to earn Spurs the win and moves them four points clear of Newcastle in fourth place.

Chelsea have now gone six games without a win. Graham Potter’s tenure continues to grow ever worse.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:30

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

90+3 mins: Corner to Chelsea! Mudryk takes the corner and whips the ball onto the head of the first defender. Ben Chilwell then gives the ball away and Pedro Porro curls a long crossfield pass over to the left wing by Son Heung-min gives up on his run.

Chelsea recover possession.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:26

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

90 mins: There’s still a bit of hope for Chelsea as six minutes of stoppage are shown on the board. The Blues need to score soon though.

They are knocking on the door and have plenty of men up the pitch to pressure the Spurs defence.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:24

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

88 mins: Spurs are sitting back now, allowing Chelsea to control possession. Wesley Fofana gets forward on the right wing before flicking a cross into the middle of the six-yard box.

Aubmeyang is hovering but can’t get his head to it and Spurs work it away.

Pedro Porro comes on to replace Richarlison.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:22

Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea

85 mins: Mykhailo Mudryk and Pierre-Emerick Auabmeyang come on for Chelsea to replace Raheem Sterling and Joao Felix. Graham Potter’s men are staring down the barrel of another defeat here.

A goal for the visitors could spark a late revival though.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:18

GOAL! Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea (Kane, 82’)⚽️

82 mins: Spurs have their second! Son whips the corner kick into the middle of the box and picks out the head of Eric Dier. He nods the ball over to the back post where Harry Kane is wide open and pokes home a simple tap in.

That should be enough for Tottenham to win this one.

Michael Jones26 February 2023 15:16

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