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Alli stars as Spurs end Chelsea's 13-match winning streak

Dele Alli

Chelsea's 13-match Premier League winning streak came to an end at London rivals Tottenham as Dele Alli struck twice for the hosts.

The England midfielder met crosses from Christian Eriksen with precise headers either side of half-time to take the game away from the league leaders.

Eden Hazard screwed wide in the first half and headed off target after the break in the Blues' best chances.

Tottenham move up to third, two points behind Liverpool and seven off Chelsea.

Spurs' proud home record - stats

  • Chelsea lost their first Premier League game since September 24th (0-3 at Arsenal), and this defeat ended their 13-match winning streak in the competition.
  • The Blues conceded more goals to Dele Alli in this match (two) than they have conceded in their previous six Premier League away games combined (one).
  • Chelsea have not won at White Hart Lane since a 4-2 victory in October 2012 (drawing two and losing two since).
  • Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten at White Hart Lane this season, winning eight and drawing two; their longest unbeaten start to a Premier League season at home since 2000/01 (13 games).
  • Spurs haven't lost a Premier League London derby at White Hart Lane under Mauricio Pochettino (winning eight and drawing four).
  • Tottenham scored with their only two shots on target in this match.
  • Dele Alli has now scored seven goals in his last four Premier League appearances; more than he'd netted in his previous 26 apps in the competition combined (six).
  • Alli has equalled his 2015-16 goal tally (10) from 2015-16. He has managed to score this in 19 apps this season, compared to 33 last season.
  • Spurs have never lost a Premier League match that Dele Alli has scored in (16 games - winning 12, drawing four).
  • The only midfielders to reach 20 Premier League goals quicker than Dele Alli (52 games) are Rafael van der Vaart (44) and Matt Le Tissier (50)
  • Only Mesut Özil (22) has more Premier League assists since the start of 2015-16 than Christian Eriksen (20).
  • This was only the fourth occasion this season in the Premier League where Diego Costa has failed to produce a goal or an assist.

More to follow.

Line-ups

Tottenham

  • 1Lloris
  • 15Dier
  • 4Alderweireld
  • 5Vertonghen
  • 2Walker
  • 19Dembélé