Harry Kane scores
Harry Kane has scored 20 goals in nine successive seasons across all competitions

Tottenham boosted their hopes of top-four Premier League finish with a London derby win over Chelsea that increases the pressure on Blues boss Graham Potter.

Oliver Skipp’s thumping 20-yard effort just after the interval put the hosts in command and their victory was sealed when Harry Kane turned home Eric Dier’s knock-down late on.

While the majority of the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium were in celebratory mood in the final stages, Kane’s goal saw visiting supporters head for the exit as Chelsea’s recent woes continued.

The Blues have now won just two of their previous 15 top-flight matches and sit 14 points off the Champions League places.

This result is likely to place more scrutiny on Chelsea’s expensively assembled squad – with British record signing Enzo Fernandez at fault for the Spurs’ opener – as well as Potter, who recently outlined the toll that criticism has placed on his family and mental health.

Meanwhile, things are on the up for Spurs, who have won four of their past five league matches and now sit fourth in the table, four points above fifth-placed Newcastle, who have two games in hand.

Overall the hosts merited the three points and had come closest to breaking the deadlock in the early stages when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg saw his deflected effort go past a motionless Kepa Arrizabalaga but hit the right-hand post.

The biggest talking point of an underwhelming first half was referee Stuart Attwell’s initial decision to send off Chelsea’s Hakim Ziyech after a melee that saw visiting forward Kai Havertz and home defender Emerson Royal booked.

Having administered yellow cards to those players, Attwell dismissed the Morocco winger for a raised arm on the advice of his assistant referee before downgrading it to a yellow after the video assistant referee recommended that the official review his decision.

More to follow.

Player of the match

BuenoHugo Bueno


  1. Squad number11Player nameSolomon

  2. Squad number17Player nameLeno

  3. Squad number13Player nameReam

  4. Squad number18Player nameAndreas Pereira

  5. Squad number31Player nameDiop

  6. Squad number20Player nameWillian

  7. Squad number26Player nameJoão Palhinha

  8. Squad number30Player nameCarlos Vinícius

  9. Squad number33Player nameRobinson

  10. Squad number14Player nameDe Cordova-Reid

  11. Squad number28Player nameLukic

  12. Squad number2Player nameTete

  13. Squad number6Player nameReed

  14. Squad number8Player nameWilson

Wolverhampton Wanderers

  1. Squad number64Player nameBueno

  2. Squad number8Player nameRúben Neves

  3. Squad number21Player nameSarabia

  4. Squad number1Player nameJosé Sá

  5. Squad number5Player nameLemina

  6. Squad number23Player nameKilman

  7. Squad number22Player nameNélson Semedo

  8. Squad number15Player nameDawson

  9. Squad number9Player nameJiménez

  10. Squad number27Player nameMatheus Nunes

  11. Squad number37Player nameTraoré

  12. Squad number12Player nameMatheus Cunha

  13. Squad number28Player nameJoão Moutinho

  14. Squad number29Player nameDiego Costa

  15. Squad number10Player nameDaniel Podence



Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 20Forster
  • 17Romero
  • 15Dier
  • 34Lenglet
  • 12Emerson RoyalBooked at 45mins
  • 4Skipp
  • 5Højbjerg
  • 33DaviesBooked at 59mins
  • 21KulusevskiSubstituted forSon Heung-minat 79′minutes
  • 9RicharlisonSubstituted forPorroat 89′minutes
  • 10Kane


  • 6D Sánchez
  • 7Son Heung-min
  • 14Perisic
  • 16Danjuma
  • 23Porro
  • 25Tanganga
  • 27Lucas Moura
  • 29Sarr
  • 40Austin


Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Arrizabalaga
  • 24James
  • 6Thiago SilvaSubstituted forFofanaat 19′minutes
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 21Chilwell
  • 12Loftus-CheekSubstituted forMountat 62′minutesBooked at 74mins
  • 5Fernández
  • 22ZiyechBooked at 45minsSubstituted forZakariaat 62′minutes
  • 11João FélixSubstituted forMudrykat 83′minutes
  • 17SterlingSubstituted forAubameyangat 83′minutes
  • 29HavertzBooked at 45mins


  • 4Badiashile
  • 9Aubameyang
  • 13Bettinelli
  • 15Mudryk
  • 19Mount
  • 20Zakaria
  • 23Gallagher
  • 31Madueke
  • 33Fofana

Stuart Attwell


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