Chelsea’s Black Lions Roar in the Face of 9 Canceled Goals Derby

Chelsea succeeded in defeating 9 Tottenham players by 4-1 in the London derby between the two teams at Tottenham’s stadium on Monday, as part of the eleventh round of English Premier League competitions. Tottenham Hotspur suffered their first defeat in the English Premier League this season.

The team of coach Angi Postikouglu lost the opportunity to top the league table, staying with 27 points as the runner up, only one point behind league leader Manchester City. Chelsea jumped to tenth place with 15 points.

Tottenham took an early lead in the 6th minute before Chelsea scored 4 goals in the 35th, 75th, 90+4th, and 90+8th minutes respectively.

Chelsea took advantage of Tottenham’s numerical disadvantage since they continued the match with 9 players from the 55th minute. The London derby saw excitement between the two teams in everything, as the referee added 21 minutes of extra time instead of the usual 12 minutes in each half.

The interesting thing in the London derby was that the referee, along with the VAR, disallowed 5 goals, 3 for Chelsea and 2 for Tottenham.

Chelsea’s lineup: Robert Sanchez, Reece James, Thiago Silva, Axel Tuanzebe, Levi Colwill, Enzo Fernandez, Moises Caicedo, Conor Gallagher, Cole Palmer, Raheem Sterling, Nicholas Jackson.
Tottenham’s lineup: Guillermo Vicario, Pedro Porro, Cristian Romero, Van Dijk, Destani Odogi, Eve Beesma, Bab Sar, James Maddison, Nian Kolovski, Son, Brennan Johnson.

Swedish player Nian Kolovski scored Tottenham’s first goal in the 6th minute. Chelsea almost equalized with a shot from Jackson inside the Tottenham penalty area, but Vicario managed to deflect it in the 11th minute to a corner kick.

Son scored a second goal that was disallowed for offside in the 13th minute, as confirmed by VAR. Sterling then scored another disallowed goal in the 21st minute due to a handball, when the referee went to VAR.

Chelsea came back to score against Tottenham again in the 28th minute with a rocket shot from Caicedo, but the goal was disallowed for offside on Jackson. Upon reviewing the disallowed goal, the VAR noticed a penalty in favor of Enzo Fernandez inside the penalty area.

The referee showed a red card to the Argentine Romero and awarded a penalty. Cole Palmer converted the penalty into a goal in the 35th minute.

Jackson scored a disallowed goal in the 37th minute for offside on Sterling. The excitement continued between the two teams as the referee added 12 minutes of extra time, while the players were involved in rough tackles.

Palmer posed a threat on Spurs’ goal at the beginning of the second half, with a curved shot from the edge of the penalty area in the 47th minute. The referee then showed a second red card to Italian Odogi, reducing Tottenham to 9 players since the 55th minute.

James made a rocket shot from inside the penalty area in the 60th minute, but it went just wide of Tottenham’s right post. Vicario continued to shine, preventing Cookerella from scoring in the 68th minute and denying Chelsea a second goal.

Chelsea managed to score the second goal in the 75th minute through the Senegalese player Nicolas Jackson who capitalized on a wonderful pass from Raheem Sterling. The referee disallowed a fifth goal for Tottenham in the 78th minute, depriving them of an equalizer.

Son missed a clear one-on-one chance with Robert Sanchez, as Chelsea then scored a perfect counterattack goal through Jackson in the 90+4th minute.

Jackson added another goal in the 90+8th minute, scoring his first ever hat-trick in the English Premier League. The third goal came after he dribbled past Vicario and placed the ball in Tottenham’s net without any defensive control.

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