Wenger: These two Tottenham players were great against Chelsea
By Harry Sykes
Arsene Wenger hailed the “great” contributions of Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen in Tottenham’s momentous win over Chelsea on Wednesday night.
The Spurs attacking duo twice unlocked a visiting defence that has been virtually impregnable since Antonio Conte switched to a 3-4-3 formation in the autumn.
Alli and Eriksen first combined on the cusp of half-time when the Danish playmaker was given a yard of space and was able to pick out his team-mate, who peeled away from Cesar Azpilicueta to break the deadlock.
Shortly after the break, it was the same combination to the fore as Eriksen teed up Alli for his second superbly taken header that gave Spurs a two-goal advantage and ensured the home side took all three points at a raucous White Hart Lane.
Arsenal boss Wenger was impressed by the Tottenham duo in a match in which space was at a premium and there was little between two closely matched sides.
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