Tottenham eliminate Chelsea in the round of 16 of the Carabao Cup. The match was decided on penalties after a 1-1 draw. The final score was five goals to four for Mourinho’s team. Midfielder Mount’s mistake gave Tottenham a pass to the quarterfinals.
The London derby has not left anyone indifferent. Chelsea opened the scoring in the 19th minute thanks to a goal from Werner. His first goal as a Chelsea player. Frank Lampard’s team was far superior during the first half, both in possession of the ball and in play, tactics and strategy.
Chelsea missed opportunities. They came to Mendy’s goal on several occasions, but they did not know how to take advantage of them and it ended up taking their toll. They could have resolved the match in the first half, and overconfidence led to them being eliminated.
The resurgence of Mourinho’s team
For its part, Tottenham was very inferior, but knew how to resurface like the Phoenix in the second half. José Mourinho’s words during the break were decisive and motivating. The Spurs came out on the field with determination and more offense in the game. The goal of the Premier player Erik Lamela, in the 84th minute, allowed the match to be tied and to go to extra time. After the tie at one and consummating the extension, the penalty shoot-out came.
The pass to the quarterfinals was decided from eleven meters. In the penalty round the first to shoot was Eric Dier. The Tottenham player did not miss. Forward Abraham equalized the game. The second to launch was Lamela who put Tottenham ahead again, and the Spanish player Azpilicueta was in charge of tying the match again. The tension was breathed in the stadium and Höjbjerg did not fail. It was Chelsea’s turn and Jorginho tied again. The fourth Tottenham player to shoot and hit was Lucas Moura. Blue Emerson tied the match again. The last member to shoot was striker Kane. All eyes were on midfielder Mason Mount. A few seconds of heart attack. He approached the penalty spot, shot and the ball went out. Tottenham eliminate Chelsea in the penalty round.