Dele Alli unlocks Chelsea defence as Tottenham move up to third place
Maurizio Sarri has regularly offered the impression that his Chelsea work in progress has been ahead of schedule. Do not get carried away, the manager has warned, there are many improvements to be made. And as for the Premier League title, well, do not look beyond Manchester City.
Chelsea have been due a defeat but, when it came here against a rampant Tottenham team, who have had their share of difficulties during a strange season, it felt as though everything that could have gone wrong did go wrong; that all of Sarri’s worst fears crystallised at the same moment.