Big news, Harry Kane scored a stoppage-time equalizer as Tottenham Hotspur snatched a 2-2 draw from a poorly-tempered match against Chelsea in which Antonio Conte and Thomas Tuchel struck 78 minutes after Reece James struck at the Stamford Bridge This London derby clashed.
Three points were awarded to the Blues but Kane made a corner kick in the 96th minute to save the visitors a point.
The scoring started with Kalidou Koulibaly, who scored his first Premier League goal in fine style; A volley from Mark Cucurella’s corner took Spurs home in the second half when Pierre-Miles Heijberg made a potential foul and offside. Edouard left Mendy behind despite an appeal from Chelsea.
This prompted a skirmish at the touchline between Conte and Tuchel. Sterling pitted James to lead Chelsea 2–1 with only 12 minutes remaining, but Kane went home in the final minute before the final whistle. After Conte and Tuchel got angry again, the Chelsea boss pulled Conte towards him after a handshake.
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The Premier League has seen several managerial conflicts over the years and the growing animosity between Conte and Tuchel was on full display during this match and even after the competition ended when both coaches were sent off at high intensity by Anthony Taylor. There was an encounter and this was reflected in Conte and Tuchel’s conduct at the touchline.
Years of managerial beef in the Premier League This rivalry could add another edge to England’s top flight. What happened on and off the pitch was box office Chelsea made 23 tries against Tottenham and completed just four. Shows the experience of the home team in making the most of its dominance on the ball and on the field.
SPURS ARE LEVEL! 😲
And it's KICKING OFF on the bench… TUCHEL VS CONTE 😤 pic.twitter.com/U6dWgrWFoo
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Spurs comfortably dismiss an aimless delivery into their box, Kai Havertz Kolibelli and Thiago Silva able to win a challenge in the air with threats from corners, but Chelsea’s frontline does not make it through open play until the end of the cross in the box manufactures. Of course Tuchel will do some analysis after the match.
Chelsea were the best team in more than 90 minutes of the match. The Blues recorded more shots than the Spurs and also finished with higher expected goals (1.53 to 1.06). Conte’s changes worked in the second half and Tottenham’s. Points were a big factor in snatching.