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Summary

  1. Chelsea move back top of Premier League table
  2. Tottenham suffer first league defeat of the season
  3. Moses gets winner after poor Spurs defending
  4. Pedro curled in from long range to level
  5. Eriksen put Tottenham in front with stunning strike

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By Neil Johnston

All times stated are UK

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  1. A thriller tops the order

    Who gets MOTD top billing?

  2. Goodbye

    What a day.

    Six games, 23 goals - including nine in one match - and three different leaders at the top of the Premier League in the space of a few hours.

    Match of the Day is not to be missed.

    I'll leave the last word to Gary. 

  3. Up next

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Christmas really has come early for football fans. Chelsea's next game is an absolute cracker. Away at Manchester City next Saturday (12:30 GMT). Third versus top. Separated by one point. Bring. It. On. 

  4. 'Conte keeps us sharp'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois: "The saves I made today were not too hard. We found strength inside the team and the changes of the manager helped us win the game. He's like that every session. When we do tactics he's very passionate and demands. He keeps the team sharp."

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  5. Post update

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    The good news for Tottenham is they don't have to visit Stamford Bridge in the league for at least another nine months.

    They have won none of their last 30 visits to Stamford Bridge in all competitions since a 2-1 win in February 1990.

  6. 'Too early for title talk'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte: "These games are difficult, It was  a tough game with a lot of intensity. 

    "It's too early to talk of the title. This league is very tough. Tottenham showed in this league there are six or seven teams that can win the title. It's important to continue in this way and improve the confidence."

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  7. 'We need to improve'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier: "We were far the better team until they get their goal. Football has two halves and we have to be good for 90 minutes. We opened the door for them and we're very disappointed. It was a very nice finish for Pedro's goal but we could have stopped it in the build up. It's disappointing because it's something we need to improve on. 

    "It's our first league defeat and we're happy with the way we're playing in the league. Obviously going out of the Champions League is a disappointment. I think we bounced back from what happened during the week, it's just disappointing to concede just before half-time. That changed everyone's mentality."

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  8. 'I feel like I've found a home'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Chelsea winger Victor Moses: "I am very pleased with the goal but the most important thing is the three points. There's nothing we could about the Spurs goal. Fortunately Pedro got us back in the game 

    "I feel like I have found a home here. It's my club. I'm pleased the manager has given me a chance to express myself. I just want to keep playing my football and we are very happy with win today."

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  9. Good stats but no points

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    More from Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: "We had the possession and created more attempts than Chelsea. All the stats are for us but football is not just about stats. You need to be clinical and score. It was a competitive game.

    "Every game you need to prove. It is tough to compete in the Premier League and the Champions League. We need to look ahead and prepare for the next game."

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  10. Live reaction from the Stamford Bridge press box

    Put your questions to our chief football writer Phil McNulty who is in the stadium at Chelsea.

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  11. Top of the Premier League

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  12. 'Positives'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: "If we analyse the game we were better. We competed very well and we were a bit unlucky to concede...never 1-1 at half-time. The second half we conceded a goal very early. We are disappointed but we need to be pleased for the performance and the way we competed against a very good team."

  13. Week to forget

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    What a wretched week for Tottenham.

    Dumped out of the Champions League and the end of their unbeaten Premier League start.

    Reaction from Mauricio Pochettino next.

  14. 'High on confidence'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Chelsea forward Pedro: "It was a very difficult game for us but we are happy for the win. This is the way, game by game. There's good feelings. I scored and it's good. The team has a good mentality and stability. We are high on confidence."

  15. 'Title contenders'

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Bradley Allen

    Former QPR striker on BBC Radio London

    Chelsea did a job. It was simple, two moments of brilliance. It was probably Tottenham's best 45 minutes but with this well-drilled Chelsea defence, Spurs were never going to get a second goal. Chelsea are title contenders.

    Antonio Conte celebrates
  16. Post update

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    David Luiz has just gone over to the crowd and handed over his shirt to an elderly female fan. She also gets a peck on the cheek from the defender. I won't hear another bad word said about Luiz from now on!

  17. Conte celebrates

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Antonio Conte still has energy to burn. He leads the celebrations on the pitch. The Chelsea boss hugs each and every player in a blue shirt. He knows what this win means.

    Antonio Conte
  18. FULL-TIME - Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Chelsea end the day where they started it - on top of the Premier League table after a fine comeback win.

  19. Post update

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    Antonio Conte is urging the home fans to make more noise. He's waving his arms in the air while looking at the crowd. It's that kind of behaviour which irritated Jose Mourinho. Mauricio Pochettino doesn't react.

    Antonio Conte