Carabao Cup: Tottenham Through To Quarter Finals

Tottenham Hotspurs defeated London rivals, Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to advance to the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup. Timo Werner’s first goal for Chelsea put Frank Lampard’s men in command against a much-changed Tottenham team playing the second of four games in eight days.

Lampard had won his previous three meetings against his former manager Mourinho and the tensions between the two flared during the first-half as they exchanged angry words on the touchline.

 Jose Mourinho’s men retuned from the break with a renewed vigour which them out perform Chelsea. 
Mourinho showed his intent of winning the game by introducing Harry Kane  with 20 minutes to go.

Moments later the Portuguese was marching down the tunnel after Dier as the defender made a dash to the dressing room in a very unusual situation before quickly returning.

Spurs efforts eventually paid  seven minutes to stoppage when Erik Lamela sent in a deserving equalizer which took the game into penalties.

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy was unable to stop Eric Dier, Lamela, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Lucas Moura and Harry Kane scoring from the spot.
Tammy Abraham, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho and Emerson also converted their penalties as the first nine of the shootout were successful.

But Mason Mount’s effort clipped the post to the delight of Tottenham players and Gareth Bale, who could be fit to feature in the last eight with the quarter-finals not till late December.

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