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Chelsea win London derby against Tottenham, Ziyech scores screamer

Baku, January 24, AZERTAC

London club Chelsea beat city rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in an English Premier League derby on Sunday, according to Anadolu Agency.

Home team Chelsea's Moroccan midfielder Hakim Ziyech scored the opener in the 47th minute at Stamford Bridge.

Ziyech had the ball outside the box to curl it into the top corner of Spurs' net.

The Blues doubled the gap in the 55th minute when Brazilian defender Thiago Silva scored a header after Mason Mount's freekick.

Tottenham's Italian manager Antonio Conte was handed his first loss in his ninth Premier League match. The 52-year-old was hired by Spurs in November 2021.

Third-place Chelsea have 47 points in 24 Premier League matches.

Meanwhile, Tottenham collected 36 points to be in the seventh spot after 20 matches.

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