Eriksen & Alli break SpursA? Stamford Bridge curse

Chelsea 1 Tottenham 3: Eriksen & Alli break SpursA? Stamford Bridge curse

Christian Eriksena��s stunning strike and a Dele AlliA�double delivered Tottenham their first win at Stamford Bridge since 1990 as they dealt Chelseaa��s Champions League hopes a hammer blow with a 3-1 Premier League victory.

Spurs went into the contest five points clear of their hosts in the race for Champions League qualification and looking to end a hoodoo that stretched back to the pre-Premier League era.

It looked unlikely that they would do so when Alvaro MorataA�pounced on a goalkeeping error from Tottenham captain Hugo LlorisA�to head Chelsea ahead with his first Premier League goal of 2018.

But a wonderful long-range levellerA�from Eriksen on the stroke of half-time proved the turning point in aA�contest that left Antonio Conte under yet more pressure.

Tottenham dictated matters in the second half and two goals in the space of five minutes from Alli, making his 100th Premier League appearance,A�ensured the end of their long wait for a win in west London.

Alli brilliantly took his first in the 62ndA�minute to make it 2-1 and then profited from some poor Chelsea defending to effectively wrap things up, Tottenhama��s day capped off by the return of Harry Kane from an ankle injury as they moved eight points clear of the Blues with seven games to play.

Arnold Njoku

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