Antonio Conte’s Chelsea picked up their tenth win of the Premier League season with an impressive 2-1 victory over previously unbeaten Tottenham at Stamford Bridge.
The hosts fell behind to Christian Eriksen’s excellent strike after just 11 minutes, but hit back just before half-time through the in-form Pedro.
Although the Blues were second best for the majority of the first half, they were certainly on top in the second, and Victor Moses scored what turned out to be the winner six minutes after the break.
The result restored Chelsea’s position at the top of the table, having been overtaken by first Manchester City and then Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool earlier in the day.
Nonetheless, it’s Conte’s Chelsea that look like the side to beat this season, and their win over Spurs was their seventh straight league success, and the first time they’ve conceded a goal since September 24.
They face a serious test of their title credentials at Pep Guardiola’s City next week, but they are sure to go into that one full of confidence after a brilliant run of results.
And, with January fast approaching, Conte may already be thinking about who he can bring in to strengthen this talented Chelsea squad, with it likely that a few names will leave the club come the New Year.
Thus, here is the dream Chelsea front line, including one key January target…