Analysis – Four things learned from Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Chelsea FC v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Pedro of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on February 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

A strike from Pedro and an own goal from Kieran Trippier handed Chelsea a win over Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.

After defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday, the Blues were keen to bounce back in this game. Tottenham, meanwhile, were looking to return to winning ways after defeat to Burnley.

It was Chelsea who dominated proceedings, though. Pedro’s driving run and finish past Hugo Lloris in the 57th minute handed them a deserved lead.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - MAY 01: Maurizio Sarri, Manager of Chelsea speaks to the media during a Chelsea press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg match between Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt on May 02 2019 at Commerzbank-Arena on May 01, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Scheuber/Getty Images)

Analysis – Four replacements for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri may have led Chelsea to a top-four finish, Carabao Cup fin and Europa League final but his job remains far from safe.

Tottenham had their own chances to level the scores but handed victory to Maurizio Sarri’s side when Trippier and Lloris contrived to put the ball in their own net in the final minutes.

Here are four things we learned from the game:


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