Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea: Adebayor, Sturridge great-finish
The match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in the Premier League did not produce a winner. The Lilywhites and the Blues had to settle for sharing a single point after they drew 1-1.
The match at White Hart Lane on Thursday (22/12/2011) , walking in the tempo is. Both teams played cautiously and try to minimize errors.
Spurs' first lead in the early minutes goal by Emmanuel Adebayor. But, not long ago, Chelsea returned through Daniel Sturridge.
A draw is not changing the position of the two teams in the standings. Spurs are still in third place with 35 points from 16 parties, while the Chelsea one strip at the bottom with 33 points from 17 matches.
Summary of The Match
The home side immediately hit since the kick-off. By relying on the speed of Gareth Bale on the left side, they repeatedly endanger the Chelsea goal.
Spurs finally reap the first goal in the eighth minute. After snatch the ball from Chelsea, Bale ran combing the left side of the field before sending the horizontal feed to the mouth of the goal. There already exist Adebayor, who managed to conquer Petr Cech with a flick off.
Three minutes later, Chelsea had a golden opportunity to equalize. After long-range shot blocked Juan Mata Brad Friedel, Sturridge failed to maximize the ball rebounds. Kick bounced.
Chelsea finally back at minute 23. Sturridge this time no longer make mistakes and he succeeded in converting Ashley Cole's cross from the left side into goals.
Six minutes later, the visitors almost turned excel. Exploiting cross from the right side of Jose Bosingwa, Didier Drogba controls the ball with his chest before unleashing a volley. But, the ball still hit the goalpost.
In the final minutes of the first half, Adebayor effort did not produce a goal. His left foot shot can still be secured by Cech.
Ramires throw a good chance early in the second half. Stabbed himself in the Spurs penalty box, he could not send the ball into the goal for first tembaknya space covered by Friedel.
Chelsea goalkeeper Adebayor back in the 59th minute. But, his goal disallowed because the Togo striker was first considered offside.
Opportunities to obtain Sandro in the 68th minute had not led to goals. Utilize his header was wide ebuah corner.
Five minutes later, Sturridge again tried his luck through a shot along the ground. Friedel still spry secure the arrival of the ball.
Spurs' best two chances in the second half were born in the 85th minute. The first shot through Sandro that can still be denied by Cech, flick through the next melee William Gallas is still widening.
Two minutes later, Ramires was again unable to maximize opportunities. In this position terkawal, his header was sideways.
Oriol Romeu also effort was fruitless. Kicking distance away still leading to a side of the net Friedel.
In injury time, Adebayor almost brought Spurs the lead again. Faced with Cech, he managed to conquer the Czech Republic's goalkeeper. But, still there was John Terry who wanted to deflect the ball into the goal.
Until the referee Howard Webb blew the long whistle, no longer a goal is created. Spurs 1, Chelsea 1.
Tottenham: Friedel, Walker, Gallas, King, Assou-Ekotto, Modric, Parker, Sandro, Bale, Adebayor, Van der Vaart (Pavlyuchenko 46 ')
Chelsea: Cech, Bosingwa, Ivanovic (Ferreira 33 '), Terry, Cole, Ramires, Mikel (Romeu 45'), Meireles, Sturridge, Drogba (Torres 78 '), Eye