Chelsea vs Tottenham: Spurs, Blues share the spoils at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea vs Tottenham: Spurs, Blues share the spoils at Stamford Bridge

- Chelsea vs Tottenham shared the spoils in a scrappy London derby played at Stamford Bridge

- Chances were far and wide in the encounter, but Heung-Min Son and Kurt Zouma went close in the closing stages

- The result saw Spurs leapfrog champions, Liverpool, to the top spot albeit on goal difference

- Chelsea remain third with 19 points, one above fourth-placed Leicester City who still have a match to play

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Chelsea vs Tottenham ended in a goalless draw as both sides settled for a point each at Stamford Bridge on Sunday evening, November 29.

The two teams went into the match with just two points separating them following strong starts to the season.

Despite their impressive results in recent weeks, neither side could find the winner in the London derby.

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The Blues dominated the opening exchanges of the tie but were unable to break a stubborn Spurs defence who sat deep with the hope of springing a counterattack.

Chelsea vs Tottenham: Spurs snatch point at Stamford Bridge to go top
Chelsea vs Tottenham shared the spoils in a scrappy London derby played at Stamford Bridge. Photo by Darren Walsh.
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The hosts had plenty of chances in the early minutes after the break but were largely wasteful in the final third.

Tammy Abraham had a golden opportunity to break the deadlock in the 64th minute after beautiful gameplay involving Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner but he failed to get a decent boot on the ball.

Both teams had good chances to clinch a win in the dying minutes of the match, with Heung-Min Son and Kurt Zouma all going close for either side

The encounter eventually finished in a stalemate, with the point enough to send Spurs to the top on the standings with 21 points.

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They top second-placed Liverpool albeit on goal difference as Chelsea remain third with 19 points from 10 matches.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona produced another four-star performance following their 4-0 emphatic win over Osasuna At the Nou Camp.

This victory came five days after thrashing Dynamo Kyiv by the same scoreline to progress to the next round of this season's UEFA Champions League championship.

They also reduced the gap between them and the current La Liga table toppers to nine points with one match in hand.

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