Chelsea fail to convince as Tottenham surrender title challenge

Barely 72 hours after an honourable defeat to Manchester City in the Carabao (League) Cup Final at Wembley Chelsea might have been forgiven, although perhaps not by owner Roman Abramovich, for a less-energetic, nervier performance against London and top four rivals, Tottenham Hotspur. As it transpired, Sarri-ball lives to fight another day. Although a chance…

City’s Shock Exit Proves the Magic of the Cup is Alive and Well

You could see it coming. Such was Manchester City's dominance last night at the DW Stadium that the longer the first half progressed without Christian Walton's goal being breached, one wondered if it could, against all odds, be Wigan Athletic's night. And so it transpired. Yielding 83% possession and on average a shot every three…