The 11th matchday of the Premier League witnessed a thrilling encounter at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium where Chelsea trounced Tottenham 4-1.
During this highly charged match, four notable goals were made. Tottenham's only goal came early in the game from Kulusevski at the 6th minute. However, Chelsea quickly gained momentum, with Palmer opening the score for Chelsea at the 35th minute mark. The star of the match, Jackson, then brought home a hat-trick with goals at 75′, 90'+4 and 90'+8 respectively.
Two Tottenham players, namely Romero and Udogie, were shown the red card at the 33′ and 75′ respectively. This marked a significant turning point in the game as Tottenham was undermanned. The VAR system was also heavily involved in this match, being used seven times on goal actions. The match was notably longer due to a total of 21 extra minutes being added to the game time (12+9).
Implications on Standings
This disappointing result for Tottenham led to their downfall from the top spot, as they fell to second place behind Manchester City. Meanwhile, Chelsea's impressive win helped them to climb the ladder, pushing them up to the tenth place in the standings.
Undoubtedly, the standout player of the match was Chelsea's Jackson, who managed to score an impressive hat-trick, thereby significantly contributing to his team's decisive win over Tottenham.