Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham: Blues rebound, Spurs stumble
Craig Burley believes Maurizio Sarri is starting to figure out that Chelsea are more effective sitting back than taking the game to their opponents.
Despite Maurizio Sarri benching Kepa Arrizabalaga after his Carabao Cup antics, Chelsea added to Tottenham's woes with a comfortable 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
English Premier League: Kieran Trippier (84') Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham
English Premier League: Pedro (57') Chelsea 1-0 Tottenham
Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri explains why he's benched Kepa Arrizabalaga against Tottenham to send "a message" to his group. LONDON — Pedro Rodriguez said that the fallout from Kepa Arrizabalaga's substitution row with Maurizio Sarri did not split the Chelsea dressing room after Wednesday's 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur.
Sarri benched Kepa — who was fined one week's wages by Chelsea on Tuesday for refusing to be substituted in the closing stages of the Carabao Cup final — for the visit of Spurs, with Willy Caballero keeping a clean sheet in his place.
Chelsea responded with an impressive performance to beat their bitter…