Chelsea take control as Spurs splutter in League Cup semi | Malay Mail

Chelsea take control as Spurs splutter in League Cup semi | Malay Mail

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6/1/2022 1:28:00 AM

Chelsea take control as Spurs splutter in League Cup semi | Malay Mail

LONDON, Jan 6 — Chelsea took control of their League Cup semi-final against Tottenham as Romelu Lukaku returned from exile in Wednesday's 2-0 first leg win over their London rivals. Thomas Tuchel's side are within touching distance of a first League Cup final appearance since 2019 after brushing...

Thomas Tuchel's side are within touching distance of a first League Cup final appearance since 2019 after brushing aside Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.Liverpool's semi-final first leg, scheduled for Thursday, has been postponed until next week after a significant coronavirus outbreak among Jurgen Klopp's squad.

Lukaku, Chelsea's club record £97.5 million (RM553.5 million) signing from Inter Milan last year, was dropped for the Liverpool game after he gave an interview that featured criticism of the way he was being used by Tuchel.Conte was back at Chelsea for the first time since being sacked in 2018 despite winning the Premier League and FA Cup in his two-year reign.

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