Fans react as Tottenham lose 3-0 to Chelsea in London derby
Tottenham Hotspur’s week went from bad to worse as they succumbed to a disappointing 0-3 defeat to local rivals Chelsea at home on Sunday evening in the Premier League.
Coming into the game on the back of a 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace and a UECL draw against Rennes, Nuno Espirito Santo & co. were in need of a win. And the Lilywhites started the game well, showing good intensity in the first half to keep Chelsea in check as the two teams went in at half-time at 0-0.
However, it was a whole different story after the break as the energy levels dropped, allowing Chelsea to cruise to a thumping win. Thiago Silva started the rout with a headed effort early after the restart before N’Golo Kante’s deflected effort found the back of the net to put the game to bed.
Antonio Rudiger then added a late third to rub more salt on the wounds as Tottenham failed to win their third game in a row across all competitions. The second half display was timid and listless from Spurs, which raised questions over the team’s fitness levels.
Fans, naturally, were far from pleased with what they saw from their players on the afternoon on their home turf. And here’s how some of them reacted to the timid display from Nuno’s men against Chelsea in yet another derby defeat.
These lot need a better fitness regime ASAP, walking pace at home with muscular injuries popping up everywhere, beyond a joke
— Harrison Greenfield (@greenie9261) September 19, 2021
There will still be fans who think Paratici is our saviour. We’ve had our worst transfer window in years. We are reaping what we’ve sown.
— Paul F (@PAFCOYS) September 19, 2021
Nuno is completely out of his depth and this is all on Levy! He’ll be gone by Christmas at the latest. The house the Poch built has been demolished by Levy in no time at all. #LevyOut
— BazzaLev (@BazzaLev) September 19, 2021
— cristallplays (@FnCristall) September 19, 2021
Worst second half of football ever!
— Dean Gibson (@Ripvandinkle) September 19, 2021
Totally outplayed second half as @ChelseaFC stepped up the gears. Difficult to breakdown & don’t concede many hence #UCL champions status. @SpursOfficial still have that soft centre, never up for the fight & woeful subs. Going to be a long season! #THFC #COYS #TOTCHE #PL
— Rocky Gill (@_RockyGill) September 19, 2021
apologies from all are needed for that 2nd half
— George (@SpursFan159684) September 19, 2021
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Who came out in the second half because that wasn’t Spurs
— Daniel Scott Pomerance (@danpom) September 19, 2021
Up next for Tottenham is a Carabao Cup clash against Wolves, which will be followed by yet another London derby, this time out against bitter rivals Arsenal. Given their struggles this season, a loss against the Gunners would be unimaginable.