Derby London
Sport News 2012 - Boring in the first half, the match Chelsea Vs Tottenham Hotspur runs counter much more interesting in the second half. Unfortunately, a goal never should be created so that the London derby ended 0-0 draw.

With this result, the ambitions of the Blues zone close to the Champions League should be postponed. Chelsea are still ranked fifth with 50 points. While the Spurs, despite having the same points with Arsenal, which is 55 points but the Lilywhites remain in fourth position.

In the match at Stamford Bridge, there was no pressing of the players Chelsea when Spurs had the ball in the first round. The Blues seemed to deliberately save energy for the Champions League on Tuesday (27/3) later faced Benfica at the Estadio Da Luz.

Juan Mata rarely had the ball. So it is with Frank Lampard. At the 28th minute, Lampard was dropped by the William Gallas in the penalty box, but referee Martin Atkinson did not give a penalty even seen tackling Gallas did not touch the ball.

At the 33rd minute, Spurs had a chance when Emmanuel Adebayor custody regardless of Jose Bosingwa and cross off, but unfortunately his cross was too far out of reach of Kyle Walker.

Just before halftime, the Spurs had another chance. Rafael van der Vaart shot from a distance of only five yards was tipped by Petr Cech, then throw the ball back to Van Der Vaart kicked but still be driven Ashley Cole, and Adebayor's header flew over the bar Chelsea thin. That's the best chances in the first round.

Game runs much more interesting in the second half. Chelsea in the first round too cautious, is now increasing due to four teeth. Spurs were forced to endure and just rely on counterattacks.

Until the 70th minute, the Blues continued to master the game but trouble shoot on goal. Just three minutes later, the hosts ahead when a free kick near Mata hit the pole. Brad Friedel was just stunned to move.

Chelsea closer to a goal. Fernando Torres was introduced in the 76th minute replacing Michael Essien. However, forget the fun attacking Chelsea defense.

At the 79th minute, Spurs almost scored when Modric sent a breakthrough to Adebayor who escaped the offside trap. Cech is trying to block it out of the nest with the passable. However, despite the empty goal, Adebayor failed struck the ball because his shot was blocked by Gary Cahill.

From this corner, the Spurs had another opportunity when a header from Gareth Bale on the Chelsea crossbar. Spurs continue to perform better than Chelsea until recently the second half. Both teams are abundant opportunities after the break but the goal is anticipated never created. Until the end of the match score was still 0-0.

The composition of players:

Chelsea (4-3-3): 1-Cech: Bosingwa 17-(4-Luiz 60 '), 24-Cahill, 26-Terry, 3-Cole; 7-Ramires, 5-Essien (9-Torres 76') , 8-Lampard; 23-Sturridge (22-Kalou 88 '), 11-Drogba, 10-Eye.
Reserves: 22-Turnbull,, 12-Mikel, 16-Meireles, 15-Malouda.

Tottenham Hotspur (4-4-1-1): 24-Friedel; 28-Walker, 13-Gallas, 4-Kaboul, 32-Assou-Ekkoto; 14-Modric, 8-Parker, 30-Sandro (29-76 Livermore '), 3-Bale; 11-Van Der Vaart (15-Saha 76'); 10-Adebayor.

Reserves: 23-Cudicini, 33-Nelsen, 25-Rose, 21-Kranjcar, 18-Defoe.

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