Theatre of Dreams, Not Nightmares

First day of the season and following a strangely timed pre-season money making venture to Germany an early kick off against Van Gaals’ title contenders (as some pundits will insist). It’s the stuff of nightmares to many and I was not overly confident I must say. Even when I saw the team That did nothing to allay any fears I may have had going into this game.

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The touch of luck that Chelsea needed.

“The touch of luck that Chelsea needed”. – Martin Tyler

That about sums it up for me.

Overall, I thought, we were decent. Up against the best side in England and one of the best in Europe it was always going to be a difficult match.

Chelsea started brightly but Spurs had a grip within ten minutes and for the vast majority of the first half dominated without being too much of a threat. Eriksen’s free kick and the Kane shot at the near post (when I thought he should have gone far post) was as good as it got.

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