A changed Spurs side, who started with a 4-4-2 system, withstood Chelsea pressure for the opening 45 minutes, and had a first-half goal by Harry Kane disallowed for his shove on Thiago Silva in the build-up.
Within two minutes of the restart, Chelsea took the lead through Hakim Ziyech’s stunning curler, and Silva made 2-0 soon after, heading home Mason Mount’s free-kick.
Dan Kilpatrick was at Stamford Bridge to rate the Spurs players…
Hugo Lloris 6
Rooted to the spot by the flight of Ziyech’s brilliant goal. Made a smart save to deny the winger another seconds later.
Japhet Tanganga 4
A weak link, particularly after he was booked. Too easily beaten by Callum Hudson-Odoi in build-up to Ziyech’s goal.
Eric Dier 7
Added presence to Spurs’ back line on a solid return from injury but gave away free-kick for Chelsea’s second goal. Easy to see why he is so valued by Conte.
Davinson Sanchez 5
Bizarrely challenged Silva with his foot rather than head for Chelsea’s second goal. Too easily turned by Romelu Lukaku for a second-half chance.
Ben Davies 5
Back at left back, given a tough examination by the brilliant Ziyech and offered nothing going forward.
Matt Doherty 5
Playing on the right of the midfield four, he made no inroads into Chelsea’s half and lacked the pace to help deal with Hudson-Odoi.
Harry Winks 5
Less comfortable in a two than a three. His corner created a late chance for Kane, well saved by Kepa.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 6
Worked hard but final ball not good enough on the few occasions when he ventured into the Chelsea half.
Ryan Sessegnon 5
Set up Kane’s disallowed goal, which proved Spurs’ best moment. His only other notable foray forward saw his shot go out for a throw-in, while he was guilty of allowing Ziyech to come inside on his left foot for the goal.
Steven Bergwijn 7
Looked full of confidence after his dramatic brace at Leicester was involved in Spurs’ most promising moments. His performance suggests he is a good fit to play up-front when required.
Harry Kane 6
Sharp and unlucky to see a first half goal disallowed for a push on Silva and forced a late save from Kepa. Did his bit defensively.
Oliver Skipp (Tanganga 57’) 6
Added some drive but the game felt as good as over by the time he was introduced.
Lucas Moura (Sessegnon 57’) 5
Unable to make any impact on the right of the front three as Chelsea closed out a comfortable win.
Bryan Gil (Winks 88’) N/A
Not used: Gollini, Reguilon, Royal, Rodon, White, Scarlett.