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Opinion: Why Chelsea Was Wrong To Give 37yrs Old player The Man Of The Match Award Vs Tottenham

Chelsea are still in the mood of celebration after defeating Tottenham Hotspurs at White Heart Lane by 3-0. The blues were Impressive against Nuno Espirito's team who could have taken the lead in the first half of the game.

It was an entertaining first half performance from the two teams but Tottenham Hotspurs could not convert their first half chances.

The introduction of Ngolo Kante in the second half of the game changed Chelsea's formation to 3:5:2. Tuchel subdued Tottenham Hotspurs dominance in the midfield.

Thiago Silva scored Chelsea's first goal of the match in the 49th minutes of the game through set piece. The 37 years old defender was instrumental in Chelsea's defense throughout the game.

Ngolo Kante and Anthonio Rudiger scored the second and third goal of the match in the 57th and 90+2 minutes to give Chelsea the total three points.

Thiago Silva was awarded the man of the match award after an outstanding performance that lead Chelsea to victory.

Reasons Why Chelsea Was Wrong To Give Silva The Man Of The Match Award

Tottenham Hotspurs dominated Chelsea in the first half of the game and immediately Mason Mount was Substituted for Kante, Chelsea had their breakthrough.

Chelsea dominated the Midfield through the help of Kante before he scored the second goal for for Chelsea.

From the second half tactics used by Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea's midfield was build on Ngolo Kante and the substitution payed off immediately.

Despite playing for 45 minutes, Kante was part of the Alan Shearers match week 5 team of the week.

Ngolo Kante would have been awarded the man of the match award because without him, Tottenham Hotspurs would have dominated the second half just like the way they did in the first half of the game.

The French international is one of the best player in Chelsea team and Chelsea's midfield without him is full of errors.

Do you think Kante should have won the man of the match award against Tottenham Hotspurs?

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