Chelsea 2-0 Tottenham: Goal either side of half-time sees Chelsea win Capital One Cup final

John Terry and a Kyle Walker own goal was enough to see Chelsea lift the Capital One Cup, with finalists Tottenham ultimately unable to get themselves back into the game, reports BBC Sport.

Tottenham were by far the better side in the first-half, but just couldn’t take their chances. The Lilywhites were thwarted by a resilient Chelsea backline, with the likes of Christian Eriksen hitting the woodwork from a free-kick, and Ryan Mason being particularly wasteful with his opportunities.

Against the run of play, and right on half-time, Chelsea took the lead. John Terry scored from close range after Tottenham failed to effectively clear their lines from a free-kick.

After the break, they looked to find an equaliser, but found themselves 2-0 down inside of an hour. Diego Costa’s cross was turned into the back of the net by Tottenham defender Kyle Walker to give Spurs a mountain to climb.

A late surge from Mauricio Pochettino’s side wasn’t enough to get Tottenham back into the game, and Chelsea ran out the winners come the final whistle. It ended manager Jose Mourinho’s three-year trophy drought.

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