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Chelsea beat Tottenham for Ange Postecoglou’s first Spurs defeat after Cristian Romero, Future Udogie crimson playing cards; Nicolas Jackson hat-trick

London: Tottenham Hotspur and Ange Postecoglou’s hopes of returning to the highest of the Premier League desk had been dashed in extraordinary style as they went down 4-1 at residence to Chelsea on Monday (Tuesday AEDT) in a frenetic London derby that they accomplished with 9 males.

A Nicolas Jackson hat-trick made it a triumphant return to Spurs for Mauricio Pochettino as he earned the most important results of his quick Chelsea tenure, although few may have imagined how it might be achieved on a mind-boggling evening in north London.

Beforehand unbeaten Tottenham went forward after six minutes due to Dejan Kulusevski’s deflected shot and minutes later had a second scored by Son Heung-min dominated out for offside.

However in scenes paying homage to the notorious Battle of the Bridge in 2016 when Chelsea scuppered the title hopes of Pochettino’s Tottenham aspect, the hosts’ evening unravelled.

Cristian Romero was despatched off after a VAR test for a harmful sort out that resulted in a penalty scored by Cole Palmer and Spurs then misplaced two gamers to damage.

Future Udogie was proven a second yellow card 10 minutes after the break leaving the hosts making an attempt to hold on for some extent.

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou has tasted defeat for the first time in his Spurs tenure.

Tottenham supervisor Ange Postecoglou has tasted defeat for the primary time in his Spurs tenure.Credit score: Getty

Chelsea ultimately made their numerical benefit rely as Jackson put them forward from shut vary within the seventy fifth minute – the purpose standing after one more VAR test for offside.

Tottenham had an equaliser by substitute Eric Dier dominated out for offside and Son noticed an effort saved in stoppage time by Robert Sanchez earlier than Jackson wrapped it up with two added time efforts in entrance of the joyful Chelsea followers.

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