Spurs' hopes of turning the tables given a Power surge
Evening Standard|January 21, 2022
LESS THAN a fortnight has passed since Tottenham were, for the second time in a week, outplayed and outclassed by a Chelsea side barely out of second gear.
Malik Ouzia

Since then, none of the hoped-for new signings have arrived and none of Antonio Conte’s most crucial injured players — Eric Dier, Cristian Romero and Heung-min Son — are back in the fold.

Were Sunday’s swift rematch between the two sides at Stamford Bridge a horse race, it would take some leap of imagination to come up with any reason why Spurs might reverse the form.

True, Chelsea are hardly galloping along themselves, but their drawhappy malaise, which continued at Brighton on Tuesday night, stretches way back into last year and did not stop Thomas Tuchel’s side raising their game for two legs of a Carabao Cup semi-final, not that they particularly needed to.

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