Hazardous Hazard: Antonio Conte’s Tactical Changes Gave Chelsea Victory over Deadly Tottenham

Chelsea being the table leaders in the English Premier League and bringing down hard to break Tottenham in the Semi Finals of the FA could be signs that the Blues are chasing for a double in Conte’s first season as the manager.

After losing against united in the English Premier League less than a week back, Conte smartly applied his tactics successful by benching Hazardous Hazard and Diego Costa only to introduce the two in the second half to win the Match.

Chelsea took the lead with Willian’s beautiful free kick by the 5th minute. 13 minutes later hurriedly Harry Kane headed Christian Erikson’s cross to level scores. 2 minutes to first half Willian restored home lead from a spot kick. Again Erikson assisted Delli Alli to level the scores for spurs.

The introduction of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard at the 61st minute to replace Michy Batshuayi and Willian receptively was the secret behind silencing spurs. Hazard orchestrated one goal and scored on.

Following a corner at 75’ 26-year-old Hazard with a left footed shot gave Conte’s side lead again then 10 minutes later he master minded a security goal through Nemanja Matic who blasted from outside the box to the right corner of the net.

Chelsea qualifies for the Finals of the FA cup for the seventh time more than any other club in the 21st century a record only Arsenal could equal if they beat Manchester City on Sunday. Whereas Tottenham becomes the first club to lose in seven consecutive FA Cup semifinals.

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