Chelsea manager Antonio Conte praised the “commitment” of his team in a “moment that is not easy” as they bounced back from their opening-day loss to Burnley by beating Tottenham at Wembley.
Match of the Day 2 | Week 02 | Aug 20th
Marcos Alonso scored a late winner for the Blues as Spurs started life at their temporary home with a disappointing defeat.
Spurs played well for large portions of this game only to be thwarted by a poor final ball and the blue wall of defiance presented by Chelsea.
It was not the start Tottenham wanted at their temporary home, but there is enough quality in Mauricio Pochettino’s side to swiftly put this setback behind them.
Huddersfield made it two wins from their first two Premier League games as Aaron Mooy’s stunning second-half strike saw off fellow promoted side Newcastle.
The Australian’s beautifully executed finish was one of the few moments of quality in a match that, at times, had the feel of a Championship encounter.
Newcastle looked threatening in attack but they lacked a good final ball. Bar a superb save from Matt Ritchie, Danish goalkeeper Jonas Lossl did not have to repeat his heroics at Crystal Palace on the opening weekend.