Tottenham have defeated Chelsea by three goals to one thereby inflicting the Blues’ first Premier League defeat of the season and move to the third spot in the table.
This was even as United played a goalless draw against Crystal Palace. While Liverpool defeated Watford and are now unbeaten in 13 league games in 2018-19 and have more points – 33.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side displayed a terrific performance to go up a place to third, five points behind unbeaten leaders Manchester City, while Chelsea drop down to fourth.
Spurs deservedly scored two goals in the first 16 minutes through midfielder Dele Alli’s flicked header from Christian Eriksen’s cross, and Harry Kane firing in a drive from long range.
Son Heung-min had struck straight at goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga when through own goal, and saw a volley pushed away before scoring a brilliant goal in the second half.
Chelsea did manage to pull a goal back with five minutes remaining through substitute Olivier Giroud’s powerful header low into the corner.
Manchester City are 7 points clear of Chelsea and 14 points clear of Manchester United after 13 games, following their 4-0 win over West Ham, recording eighth consecutive victory in all competitions and remain two points above Liverpool in the Premier League.