Thursday 09 May 2013

Tottenham fight back to get draw against Chelsea

Spurs come from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Oscar gives Chelsea the lead with a header

Gylfi Sigurdsson scored a late equaliser as Tottenham Hotspur twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Chelsea on Wednesday.

Oscar gave Chelsea an early lead with a header, but Emmanuel Adebayor got a goal for Tottenham with a strike from outside the penalty area.

Ramires gave the Blues a 2-1 lead shortly before half-time but Gyfli Sigurdsson scored after Adebayor's backheel with ten minutes left to earn a draw.

The result means that Tottenham, in fifth place in the Barclays Premier League, are three points behind Chelsea in third and one point behind fourth-placed Arsenal with two matches left to play. The teams who finish in the top four will qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

Key Points

  • Chelsea draw 2-2 with Tottenham at Stamford Bridge
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson scores late equaliser for Tottenham, who came from 1-0 and 2-1 down to draw
  • Chelsea, in third place in the Premier League, are three points ahead of Tottenham, in fifth place