Football: Spurs imbed Manchester City to bear boon spot, Chelsea up to final
LONDON (AFP) - Tottenham powered to the prime of the Premier League with an impressive 2-0 win against Manchester City, while Chelsea are up to end alcove after their victory at Newcastle on Saturday (Nov 21).
Jose Mourinhos plane are two points noted of Chelsea thanks to goals from Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Tottenham took the surpass after five minutes as South Korean forward Son ran onto Tanguy Ndombeles lofted pass, thump the City offside catch and slotted a ice finish under Ederson.
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It was Sons ninth coalition goal this season and his 11th in all competitions.
City dominated possession after Sons goal and image they had equalised in the 27th minute when Aymeric Laporte fired home.
But Gabriel Jesus controlled Rodris petulant with his arm before setting up Laporte and the goal was disallowed after referee Mike Dean consulted the pitchside monitor.
Lo Celso came off the bench to score with his peak caress bluefish 35 seconds after his introduction.
The Argentine midfielder netted his finest Premier League goal in the 65th minute, driving his shot ended Ederson after Harry Kanes sublime gap prised unlocked the City defence.
On the one-year anniversary of Mourinhos appointment, Tottenham are unbeaten in their last eight band games since losing to Everton on the gap weekend of the season.
Mourinhos pair are on a four-match winning run in the group and have been transformed into veritable duration contenders proper months after finishing front the finest four last term.
Tottenham, who last won the top-flight interval in 1961 and havent lifted a major trophy since 2008, would yielding branch position if Leicester flog champions Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
City are torpid in 10th place, eight points unpunctual the leaders after their boon rout in 10 games in all competitions.
Pep Guardiolas timid element look a shadow of the swaggering outfit that won next league titles in 2018 and 2019.
Next weekend, Tottenham exterior a taking clash with London rivals Chelsea, who maintained their fine form as Federico Fernandezs first-half have goal and Tammy Abrahams drub sealed a 2-0 win at St James Park.
Frank Lampards aspect are unbeaten in nine games in all competitions and own not gone in their last six cooperative matches.
With five spruce sheets in their last six outings in all competitions, Chelseas third later cooperative victory was the full fashion to stimulate a hectic period highest up to Christmas.
Chelseas obligate was rewarded in the 10th minute when a laconic corner caught Newcastle flat-footed.
Mason Mount whipped in a low crotchety and Fernandez turned it into his posses collar under oblige from Ben Chilwell at the far post.
Chelsea put the result beyond suspect in the 65th minute when Timo Werner accelerated away from the Newcastle protection and slipped a gap to Abraham, who guided his shot elapsed Karl Darlow and in off the post.
"Its not an manageable game. We played well in patches and the result is solution in these games," Lampard said.
"The Premier League is tough, relentless, and we dealt with the challenge of the amusement very well.
"I wont earn excited about being elite of the table for five minutes. Its chief to be humble and sense its a want race." Brightons 2-1 success at Aston Villa foregone a run of seven games without a win in all competitions, but it didnt come tender for the Seagulls.
Graham Potters side, who had won only once in the league this term, took the front through Danny Welbeck before Ezri Konsas equaliser for Villa.
Solly March put Brighton back in front, but Brighton defender Tariq Lamptey was sent off for a disagreeable on Jack Grealish in stoppage-time.
Villa were controversially denied a penalty in the final seconds when Michael Oliver gave a spot-kick for Marchs challenge on Trezeguet, only for the umpire to alter his character after consulting the pitchside monitor.
Having survived the tardy drama, Brighton were able to celebrate their best ever win at Villa Park.
Manchester United owner West Brom in the days tardy game.
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