Premier League 2022-23, Tottenham Hotspur hold Chelsea 2-2: Key stats
Chelsea were left with a point after Tottenham Hotspur scored a 96th minute goal via Harry Kane to earn a 2-2 draw over their arch-rivals in gameweek 2 of the Premier League 2022-23 season. The Blues went ahead in the first half with defender Kalidou Koulibay scoring. In the second half, Tottenham equalized before Reece James restored the lead. Kane equalized late on.
Both managers get sent off
Chelsea will feel absolutely gutted after being the better side before letting the match slip. Kane's late header rescued a point for Spurs, who came out with a huge draw. Interestingly, there was a lot of drama as the match ended with both managers being red carded. The managers went to shake hands and there are words exchanged before things went out of hand.
How did the match pan out?
Koulibaly scored with a fine header from a Marc Cucurella corner in the 13th minute. The hosts dominated the show thereafter but didn't get a goal. In the second half, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg equalized for Spurs as Jorginho lost the ball in his own box. Reece James then scored from a well-taken shot but Spurs held on to score late on with a Kane header.
Key records scripted in the match
As per Opta, only Liverpool (19) have picked up more points from losing positions in the Premier League than Tottenham since Antonio Conte's first game in charge in November 2021 (15) . Chelsea defender James has been directly involved in 15 goals in 28 appearances in the Premier League since the start of last season (6 goals, 9 assists), the most of any defender.
Kane slams these Premier League records
Harry Kane has now scored 184 Premier League goals for Tottenham Hotspur. This is the joint-most a player has scored for a single club in Premier League history alongside Sergio Aguero, who also scored 184 for Manchester City. As per Opta, only Thierry Henry (43) has scored more goals in Premier League London derbies than Harry Kane (42).
Spurs fail to win at Stamford Bridge once again
As per Opta, Tottenham have won just one of their last 38 away matches against Chelsea in all competitions (D13 L24). Their only success was a 3-1 win in April 2018 in the Premier League.